Birds using ferns as nesting sites

posted in: Nesting, Plants | 5

Most of us are familiar with birds building their nests in trees, shrubs, among grasses and sedges, and even on the ground. But how about ferns as nesting sites? The Peaceful Doves (Geopelia striata) has been shown to build its … Continued

Barred Eagle Owl sighted last night

posted in: Migration-Migrants, Owls | 1

Yong Ding Li, Singapore’s up-and-coming birder, encountered a Barred Eagle Owl (Bubo sumatranus) last night (18th January 2008) and sent in this report: “Singapore’s mysterious Barred Eagle Owl which has been recorded by a handful of birders in the past … Continued