Book Review: Birds of New Guinea

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Birds of New Guinea by Thane K. Pratt & Bruce M. Beehler Princeton University Press, 2014. Second Edition. “What a pleasure it is to review this amazing book covering an amazing place. The first edition came out in 1986, and … Continued

BESG gets S$200,000 from a local donor…

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Anyone who caught the above news in yesterday’s Straits Times would be aware that an anonymous donor has generously donated S$200,000 to the Bird Ecology Study Group. The donor, once an avid birdwatcher, strongly believes that simply looking at birds … Continued

2013: The Year in Review…

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The Bird Ecology Study Group has been posting various aspects of bird behaviour for the last 8.5 years. This has made birdwatchers and photographers aware that there are more to birds than their colourful plumages LINK. Since we started, we … Continued

Book Review: The Warbler Guide

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The Warbler Guide by Tom Stephenson & Scott Whittle. Drawings by Catherine Hamilton. Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, 560 pp. ISBN: 9780691154824. “It is perhaps important to start this review with an introductory note. I am a bird watcher … Continued

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