Singapore stamps and money: One for the birds

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Singapore Stamps & Money: One for the Birds (Wee Yeow Chin, Tan Wee Kiat & Wang Luan Keng, 2011; ISBN: 978-981-08-8267-9), a collaboration between BESG and Dr Tan Wee Kiat (the educationist), has just been published. The booklet documents the … Continued

Terns and passing ships

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“The Black-naped Terns (Sterna sumatrana) that return to Loyang Rock each year have a habit of following passing large ships en masse. When a vessel approaches, a great number (which also includes other species such as Little Terns, Sterna albifrons) … Continued

Black-naped Tern feeding chick

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In May 2008 Willis documented the difficulties Black-naped Terns (Sterna sumatrana) face when bringing food to feed their chicks. These terns have no hesitation robbing another of its fish, either in flight or on land when the fish is passed … Continued

Publications of the Bird Ecology Study Group

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This site gives an updated list of publications that have direct or indirect relevance to this weblog since its inception in 2005. Now why publish? Postings in the weblog make observations readily available to anyone with a computer. However, such … Continued