A FAMILY BIG DAY, a personal ‘bird race’

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“The Nature Society (Singapore) Annual Bird Race was coming up once again and, according to the newsletter, this year’s theme was a “Big Day” in line with the “Big Year” being carried out by a few elite members of the … Continued

Great-billed Heron: Poaching

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The Great-billed Heron (Ardea sumatrana), standing at 115 cm tall, has been claimed to be the tallest resident bird in Singapore (left). According to our bird specialist R. Subaraj, the Lesser Adjutant (Leptoptilos javanicus), is much taller at 122.5-129 cm. … Continued