Red-breasted Parakeet roosting

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Jeremiah Looei’s 2012 video caught Red-breasted Parakeets (Psittacula alexandri) roosting in a leafless tree at Pasir Ris Greenbelt (image above, video below). It would appear that parakeets prefer trees with open crown to roost in. Here Long-tailed Parakeets (Psittacula longicauda) … Continued

Competition for nesting holes…

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The image below by Sim Chip Chye shows a Clouded Monitor (Varanus nebulosus) that had taken over a tree cavity. “A myna noticed its presence and wanted to evict this unwanted visitor, flew near and was nearly swiped by the … Continued

Alexandra Palms gone but memories of birds remain

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“On 26th January, three of my 40 years old Alexandra Palms (Archontophoenix alexandrae) (above) were similarly chopped down following the collapse of one of my Ceram Palms (Rhopaloblaste ceramics) and the removal of the other. The reason was safety. These … Continued