Nest of the Rufous Woodpecker

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“It is well known that woodpeckers are peckers of wood; chiselling into wood for food. Most woodpeckers possess strong beaks that are also used to excavate holes in trees for nests. But for the Rufous Woodpecker (Micropternus brachyurus), I just … Continued

SAVE MACRITCHIE FOREST: 11. Birds and their Status

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Appeal to Singapore’s Land Transport Authority to re-route the proposed cross-island MRT line away from the MacRitchie forest – sign the petition HERE. “The Central Nature Reserve protects our precious remaining rainforest. However, the forest is actually broken into many … Continued

Three woodpeckers in one location

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“Had the opportunity to see three different woodpeckers foraging in the same immediate locality at the same time – a pair of Rufous Woodpecker (Micropternus brachyurus squamigularis), a pair of Crimson-winged Woodpecker (Picus puniceus observandus) and one female Buff-rumped Woodpecker … Continued