Birdwatching in Singapore
Discover Singapore's colourful native birds with a naturalist
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The Untamed Paths
The Untamed Paths was conceived by a youthful bunch of passionate naturalists who believe in taking the learning outdoors. What started out as just a hobby scrambling around tidal pools and sorting out different frog calls quickly turned into a more serious hobby. The team now hope to bring these immersive nature experiences to everyone in Singapore.
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What types of birds can be seen while birdwatching in Singapore?
Singapore is home to over 400 species of birds including kingfishers, doves, parrots, sunbirds, hornbills, and many more. Some popular birdwatching spots in Singapore include the Jurong Bird Park and the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.
When is the best time of year to go birdwatching in Singapore?
The best time to go birdwatching in Singapore is during the migratory season which runs from September to March. During this time, many rare and exotic bird species can be spotted in the country. However, visitors can still enjoy birdwatching in Singapore year-round as there are many resident bird species as well.
What types of birdwatching experiences can be found in Singapore?
Singapore offers a variety of birdwatching experiences to suit different preferences. Visitors can enjoy guided birdwatching tours, visit bird parks and aviaries, or explore the country's many natural reserves and wetlands such as the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve and the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve.
What are some useful tips for birdwatching in Singapore?
Some useful tips for birdwatching in Singapore include bringing binoculars, wearing comfortable clothing and shoes, carrying insect repellent, and avoiding loud noises. It is also important to respect the birds' natural habitat and avoid disturbing them during birdwatching.
What resources are available for birdwatchers in Singapore?
There are many resources available for birdwatchers in Singapore including guidebooks, websites, and birdwatching apps. The National Parks Board website provides useful information on birdwatching in Singapore and the country's various bird species. Additionally, birdwatching tours and workshops are offered by various organizations in Singapore such as the Bird Group of the Nature Society (Singapore).
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