Amar-Singh HSS
on 6th June 2023

This short note is stimulated by discussion with Dr David Wells about ‘back-mangrove’ bird species after my recent post on mangrove mixed foraging parties. I had noted that there was […]

Amar-Singh HSS
on 6th June 2023

I was watching a mangrove bird wave (mixed foraging party) when a Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis saturatior flew down onto the board-walk in front of me. It then, inexplicably, proceeded […]

LW Teo
on 4th March 2022

The giant mudskipper Periophthalmodon schlosseri belongs to the Gobiidae family of fish.  The mudskippers have eyes placed at the top of their heads.  They also prefer to crawl about on […]

LW Teo
on 27th February 2022

Ria Tan of  Wildshores of Singapore shared her post on the Oriental Pied Hornbills with BESGroup and we have reproduced her article below. Ripping caterpillar pupae off a Perepat mangrove tree. We […]

YC Wee
on 4th December 2019

“Whenever we explore the back mangroves in Singapore or around Southeast Asia, one is almost certain to come across mud lobster mounds of various sizes, at multiple stages of development […]


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