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LW Teo
on 21st November 2022

A Javan pond-heron, Ardeola speciosa, was seen in flight and then landing on a flat stone in the middle of the Kallang River that runs through Ang Mo Kio – […]

YC Wee
on 13th October 2021

I have often observed egrets and herons with a gular flutter when the weather is hot (like today). Gular fluttering is used as a means to regulate temperature. In gular […]

YC Wee
on 16th September 2019

The above photograph was documented at about 8.35 PM around Pandan River by Jkai Chan. A “great action shot” wrote Tay Yew Nguan. Lanceflare Photoblog was also impressed, noting that […]

YC Wee
on 29th June 2019

In between preying on prawns, the Great Egret (Ardea alba) also finds the time to take care of its plumage, keeping it in tip top condition (above, below). A video […]

YC Wee
on 17th June 2019

“Of all the migratory white egrets that visit our wetlands, the Great Egret (Ardea alba) is most striking, in more ways than one. With its towering figure and kinky neck, […]

YC Wee
on 5th May 2019

“The Malayan Night-heron (Gorsachius melanolophus melanolophus) is an uncommonly seen migrant to the region. I spotted a solitary juvenile in January and was able to observe it intermittently until it […]

YC Wee
on 2nd May 2019

“The Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta) has a number of foraging techniques for catching fish prey. These include: 1. A common technique is to wait patiently by the shallow end […]

YC Wee
on 30th April 2019

“I had an opportunity this morning to observe Chinese Pond-herons (Ardeola bacchus) for 1.5 hours. There were 11 birds foraging together in a vacant large property, where they were offered […]

YC Wee
on 12th April 2019

“Dr Lee Van Hien and me were photographing birds at Sungei Buloh Wetland in late March 2019, the tail end of the migratory season for birds travelling along the East […]

YC Wee
on 12th March 2019

At Singapore’s Japanese Garden, Maung Maung documented a Little Heron (Butorides striatus) using pieces of bread as bait to catch fish. The pieces of bread were thrown into the water […]

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