Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Tampines Eco-Green


Tampines Eco-Green is a relatively new park in Tampines, just beside Sun Plaza Park. It is an eco-friendly park with no concrete paths and has a natural landscaping design. It also have different kinds of habitats land with grasslands to waterbodies like the freshwater pond.


changeable lizard
Changeable Lizard (Calotes versicolor) - an exotic species commonly found in urban parks
common iora
Common Iora (Aegithina tiphia)
common iora (2)
Common Iora (Aegithina tiphia)
dianella ensifolia
Dianella ensifolia - a native herb of Singapore
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Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata), being rather fluffy after the rain
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Sooty-headed Bulbul (Pycnonotus aurigaster) commonly found here
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Sooty-headed Bulbul (Pycnonotus aurigaster)
leea rubra
Leea rubra - native shrub which is one of my favourite, as I like its red stems and butterfly attracting flowers
lesser coucal
Lesser Coucal (Centropus bengalensis)
long tail shrike
Long-tailed Shrike or Rufous-backed Shrike (Lanius schach) found here too!
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Rapanea porteriana
Rapanea porteriana
Rapanea porteriana 2
Rapanea porteriana
ricinus communis
Ricinus communis growing wild
sunda pygmy woodpecker
Sunda Woodpecker (Dendrocopos moluccensis)

scaly breasted munia
Scaly-breasted Munia or Spotted Munia (Lonchura punctulata) can be found here, foraging on the seeds of grasses.

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