Flying Dragons

In which my post's title is not at all hyperbole.

Reed Life

Pulau Ubin is the last rustic island in Singapore. Of course, here, the definition of rustic is flexible - but Ubin is about as rustic as you can get. There's no highway connecting it to the mainland: instead, you take a bumboat to get there. People still go fishing for their food. The coconuts grow… Continue reading Reed Life

What You Lookin’ At?

An insect (unidentified) that I spotted at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve a few months ago. What do you think it's trying to say? Note: this post is scheduled, and all following posts till the 29th of December will be too. Where will I be? Wait till I get back to find out!

Flurries of Excitement

We take a break from our (semi)regular posts to bring you a flock of assorted Whimbrels, Common Greenshanks, (possibly?) a few Pacific Golden Plovers... and ten Black-tailed Godwits. To be frank, the Black-tailed Godwit isn't a particularly impressive or beautiful bird. It is the dull brown that graces most waders; its black-tipped bill is the… Continue reading Flurries of Excitement