Act for Nature

Over several weeks, my mom and I have been exploring MacRitchie Reservoir, catching exciting glimpses of the rich biodiversity it holds each time. Here are a few of the animals that we have spotted. In addition, three new things we have learnt about each animal from our observations and some research: Motoro stingrays (Potamotrygon motoro) … Continue reading Act for Nature

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BFF Big Birdwatch

It was fun reading up on common birds in Singapore and learning about them and their bird calls. While hearing bird calls in Singapore is not unusual, paying attention to which bird species each call belongs to was certainly a new experience! It was definitely challenging to identify the bird’s species when I was unable … Continue reading BFF Big Birdwatch

Blue Bronzeback

Predominantly found in primary and mature secondary lowland rainforests, the slender Blue Bronzeback (Dendrelaphis cyanochloris) is arboreal. This non-venomous snake is diurnal and is native to Singapore, distributed from India to Thailand, and the Malay Peninsula. They usually eat lizards and frogs and have been observed hunting on the forest floor for lizards.  This species is … Continue reading Blue Bronzeback