Saturday, December 8, 2012

Aquatic Birds @ Kallang Riverside Park


Kallang Riverside Park, with Kallang River located beside it, has attracted quite a number of water birds. Quite an interesting experience to see the herons and egrets feeding up-close :)

centaur oakblue

Centaur Oakblue (Arhopala centaurus nakula) spotted! First time seeing it :)

collared kingfisher
Collared Kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris)
common kingfisher
Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
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Intermediate Egret (Mesophoyx intermedia) feeding on what appears to be a crab?
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Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius)
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Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
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Pyrrosia piloselloides
lesser grass blue

Lesser Grass Blue (Zizina otis lampa)

purple heron
Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)
purple heron (2)
Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)
saraca declinata
Saraca declinata flowers
tiger shrike
Tiger Shrike (Lanius tigrinus)
white throated kingfisher
White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis)
Kallang Riverside appears to be quite a good place to spot these water birds, other than Japanese Gardens in Jurong. Worth a visit :D

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