Java Sparrow – nesting material

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“Java Sparrows (Lonchura oryzivora) are not a native bird but breed in the wild from released captives (feral population), mostly around limestone caves where they nest very high up. “Saw them collecting Wilga (Geijera parviflora) leaves (an Australian willow) and … Continued

Plant-Bird Relationship (Version 3.0)

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Nearly 400 species of plants are listed under algae, lichens, bryophytes (mosses and liverworts) ferns, non-seed (Gymnosperms) and seed (Angiosperms) plants in this order. Seed plants are further listed under Dicotyledons (two seed-leaves) and Monocotyledons (one seed-leaf). Except for algae, … Continued

Palms and the birds they attract

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Palms are commonly planted in gardens and parks all over Singapore. They are impressive looking, with their tall, straight trunk, some slender other massive, bearing a mass of feathery fronds at the top. However, because they do not provide much … Continued