Cannas and nectar harvest

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Cannas are popular border plants with large, showy flowers of red, yellow or yellow spotted with red. These plants are native to tropical America and have been cultivated in Singapore for decades. All these garden cannas are hybrids (below). The … Continued

Asian Koel eating Indian cherry

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More than a year ago, KC Tsang sent in images of a male Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopacea) eating the fruits of Indian cherry (Muntingia calabura) in his father-in-law’s garden (left). I did not pay much attention to them then as … Continued

A time for reflection…

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It has been two years since the Bird Ecology Study Group was formally constituted. The group’s blog has all along been highlighting various aspects of bird behaviour. To date, there are more than 500 posts involving 27 broad categories from … Continued

A celebration of birds

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Today is Blog Action Day. All bloggers have been encouraged to set aside this day to write something on a specific theme: Environment. BESG is celebrating Blog Action Day with a montage showcasing some of the birds that can be … Continued