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Birding Singapore

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The only bird-related activity I can think of is looking at bird photos I took in Singapore in 2015, and adding some irrelevant comments to them. Presumably, birds living in Singapore do not understand German. In Singapore, Common Redshanks mostly drink Tiger Beer. Somebody fire the photographer, please.

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Munia in Singapore

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During our three weeks of birding in a variety of habitats around Singapore we encountered three species of Munia. The Munia in Singapore are also seed eaters like our finches and mannikins in Australia. The area is popular with birders and photographers and most tourists will visit the gardens during their visit to Singapore.

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Yellow Bitterns in Singapore

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One bird that is easily encountered in Singapore without venturing too far off the beaten track is the Yellow Bittern. The Yellow Bittern is often overlooked by visitors to many of the parks and gardens in Singapore. Visiting Gardens by the Bay is on most visitors to Singapore itinerary, even if they are only there for a few days.

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Birding Singapore Sports Hub

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One of the best features about Singapore is the fact that wherever you go there are birds. Admittedly we did not go into the downtown area once during our three week stay, but wherever there are trees there are birds and Singapore is a green city. Another really good feature of Singapore is the excellent public transport system.

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Pasir Ris Park-Singapore

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Our first destination for observing birds in Singapore during our three week visit in March was Pasir Ris Park. It would be a great location to visit if you only had a few hours in Singapore and wanted to go beyond the airport to go bird watching. Camping is permitted in some areas, but only to residents of Singapore.

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White-breasted Waterhens in Singapore

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White-breasted Waterhens- Amaurornis phoenicurus phoenicurus are a bird species that you can easily find in Singapore in many locations. Apparently in years gone by the White-breasted Waterhen was eaten in Singapore. Thankfully their population is stable nowadays and they can be seen widely across Singapore.

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White-throated Kingfishers in Singapore

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Singapore is a great location for observing Kingfishers and there are several species to observe. Our first encounter with a White-throated Kingfisher in Singapore in March was at Gardens by the Bay , but it was a brief observation in poor light. We also observed the White-throated Kingfisher at the Singapore Botanic Gardens.

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