The Bird Ecology Study Group or BESGroup

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I have been officially informed by Dr Geh Min, President of the Nature Society (Singapore), that at the meeting of the Executive Committee held on the 27th September 2005, the Bird Ecology Study Group or BESGroup for short, was formally … Continued

The role of amateur birders in ornithology

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Amateur birders have always played an important role in collecting information that ornithologists find useful to write their papers and monograph. This has been clearly seen in the recent book by Dr David Wells, The Birds of the Thai-Malay Peninsula … Continued

Why bird ecology?

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It all started when a pair of Yellow-vented Bulbuls (Pycnonotus goiavier) built their nest among the branches of a tree in my garden. This is one of the commonest birds around urban Singapore and you don’t need to be a … Continued

Excuse me, are you an Ornithologist?

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Excuse me, are you an Ornithologist? – Ramblings of a Wannabe Bird Watcher I am a plant watcher. In fact I am more than a plant watcher. I study plants and I write about plants. A few years ago I … Continued

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