Bird Strike or Bird Aircraft Strike Hazards

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Introduction “During a bird watching visit overseas, while at transit at an airport, I observed the airport staff using a double barrel shotgun to disperse raptors (above). As the flights from this transit airport were limited, regulated and fixed, the … Continued

Tiger Shrike – foot disease

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“I noticed that in the vast majority of instances, even when perched on different branches, that the Tiger Shrike (Lanius tigrinus) I posted yesterday favours the left foot, keeping the right tucked away (above). “I at first though it was … Continued

White squirrel

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Dick Tan’s images show what looks like an albino Plantain Squirrel (Callosciurus notatus singapurensis). This has been confirmed by Nature Consultant Subaraj Rajathurai. Albinism is caused by the absence of the pigment melanin as a result of mutation LINK. In … Continued

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