Written by Geoff Lim. Edited by Tan Gim Cheong,
with inputs from Alan Owyong, Lim Kim Chuah and Dr Yong Ding Li.
1) A selection of the highlights of January – June 2022:
– Asian Emerald Cuckoo at Jurong Lake Gardens in January 2022 (fourth record).
– Violet Cuckoos at Dairy Farm Nature Park in May 2022.
– Black-winged Stilt at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve in April 2022.
– Pied Stilts with chicks on a northeastern island in June 2022 (third record).
– Red Knot at Chek Jawa in April 2022.
– Red-necked Phalarope at Tampines Eco Green in April 2022.
– Christmas Frigatebird at Marina East in January 2022.
– Glossy Ibis at Lorong Halus in May 2022.
– Cinereous Vulture at Neo Tiew Crescent in January 2022 (first record, present from 2021).
– Himalayan Vultures at Lorong Sesuai in January 2022.
– Black-thighed Falconet at Lorong Halus in June 2022.
– Black-and-red Broadbill at Chek Jawa and SBWR in May 2022 (fifth record).
– Large Woodshrike at Chek Jawa in April 2022 (second modern record).
– Black-winged Flycatcher-shrikes at Chek Jawa in April and May 2022.
– Brown Shrike at Holland Green in June 2022 (first June record).
– Black-and-white Bulbuls at Chek Jawa in May 2022 (second modern record).
– Dusky Warbler at Marina East in January 2022 and Changi Business Park in March 2022 (fourth and fith record respectively).
– Mangrove Blue Flycatcher at Pasir Ris Park in March 2022.
– Black Redstart at Pasir Panjang in January and February 2022 (first record, present from 2021).
– Scarlet-breasted Flowerpecker at Chek Jawa in May 2022 (third record).
– Lesser Green Leafbird at Chek Jawa in April and May 2022.
2) A new feature is a graph of the observation dates and numbers for select species.
3) Another new feature of the bird report is maps showing the locations of the sightings in the January to June 2022 period.
4) Plus breeding records of many residents.
For the full details in our 80+ page report, please click Singapore Bird Report, January-June 2022
Thanks to all birders for their records, especially to Danny Khoo for the use of his photo on this page, and to Herman Phua, Lee Chin Pong, Lim Joseph, Danny Khoo and Kaeden Sim for the use of their photos in the full report.