Oriental Magpie Robin: Distraction tactic

posted in: Feeding chicks | 4

Many birds will try to distract you if you are near their nest, especially when there are chicks around. I have personally experience a Yellow-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus goiavier) as well as a Large-tailed Nightjar (Caprimulgus macrurus) trying to get me … Continued

Circus of the Spineless #23

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BESG is participating in Circus of the Spineless #23, a monthly celebration of insects, arachnids, molluscs, crustaceans, worms and most anything else that wiggles. If you are into invertebrates, this is the site for you. There are numerous sites where … Continued

Wildlife garden in a high-rise apartment

posted in: Conservation, Sunbirds | 8

“This week the Guttensohn’shome at Bukit Batok St 25 received a surprise guest (above). It’s just the kind of “squatter” we’ve been dreaming of. An Olive-backed Sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis) had chosen my “highrise garden” to build a home. My daughter … Continued