Location: Central Catchment Forest, Lower Pierce Reservoir, Tuas South, Pasir Ris Park, Sungei Buloh and Satay by the Bay. Black Bittern. Vertebrata (1207) Aves (Birds) (327) Ciconiiformes (21) ... Cinnamon Bittern. Home; Singapore Bird List; Blog; Contributors; Downloads; Contact Us; Previous Image. 61 Lorong 5 Toa Payoh, Toa Payoh SG-Singapore 1.33672, 103.85247, Singapore Female and juvenile have pale streaked belly, dark streaks and spots scattered on the wings and back, and are dark brown with some rufous tones above. Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link Malay Name: Gelam Belakang Coklat This checklist is generated with data from eBird (ebird.org), a global database of bird sightings from birders like you. Ixobrychus sinensis Photographed at Bundala National Park, this small bittern is a beauty. On 18th December, veterinary surgeon Dr Gloria Lee sent in images of a bittern for identification. Native. Follow Singapore Birds Project on WordPress.com. A Digital Reference Collection for Singapore's Biodiversity. Grey-headed Fish Eagle, flying off with a Cinnamon Bittern that it had caught in the river, at Pandan River, on 18 Feb 2020, by Yeak Hwee Lee. Intermediate Egret. Ixobrychus sinensis. The Cinnamon Bittern or Chestnut Bittern (Ixobrychus cinnamomeus) is a small bittern. Chinese Pond Heron. Alternative Name: Chestnut Bittern, Schrenck’s Bittern, Range: Globally 14 species of bittern are recognised, of which 5 occur in Southeast Asia. Identification: Male has dark chestnut upperparts contrasting strongly with mostly buffish underparts and wing-coverts. 1-4’ says of the Cinnamon Bittern ‘A common resident in the neighbourhood of rice fields and the thick vegetation bordering rivers, etc.’ and ‘Abundant on Singapore Island many years ago, but scarcer now, as it has been much persecuted by Chinese shooters’. Fig 3 : Identification: Male has dark chestnut upperparts contrasting strongly with mostly buffish underparts and wing-coverts. Unlike bitterns, egrets are not generally sexual dimorphic although some species do exhibit size dimorphism. Cinnamon Bittern. ... egrets and bittern species and their distribution collected during the Heron Watch will help establish a baseline from which we can monitor the patterns in these bird populations in Singapore. Craig Robson (2011) A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Breeding in Oriental Region: widespread, also e Asia; can be seen in 39 countries. External Links: Menu. Eastern Cattle Egret. Photo credit: Mohamad Zahidi. “The structure of the iris of the Cinnamon Bittern (Ixobrychus cinnamomeus) has always fascinated me (above). It is of Old World origins, breeding in tropical Asia from India and Sri Lanka east to China and Indonesia. Joseph has been caring for injured and displaced birds for years now, but this time the bittern had to be euthanised (left). ( Log Out /  Several species of bird are relatively easy to see here - Lesser Whistling Duck, Black-crowned Night Heron, Yellow & Cinnamon Bittern, White-breasted Waterhen, Striated Heron, Asian Koel, Black-naped Oriole, Malaysian Pied Fantail, and Scaly-breasted Munia. Range: Found from Siberia, Korea, Japan to eastern China and winters in southern China and Southeast Asia. Choose a region or hotspot, and the Illustrated Checklist combines sighting frequency (e.g., the proportion of complete eBird checklists reporting the species each week) with photos and sounds from the Macaulay Library. Nycticorax nycticorax. How he wags his tail when hunting is very amusing. Von Schrenck’s Bittern. Indonesia - Java (ID) 2009-10-26 Marc Gottenbos Black-backed Bittern - Ixobrychus dubius. It lies one degree (137 kilometres or 85 miles) north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia’s Riau Islands to the south and Peninsular Malaysia to the north. Habitat: Freshwater marshes, forest streams, well-vegetated ponds and mangroves. Wells (1999) states ‘iris yellow with dark … Continued imilar to other bitterns where it perches motionless for long periods before feeding. Chinese Pond Heron ... Cinnamon Bittern - Ixobrychus cinnamomeus. Similar looking species: Cinnamon Bittern. Yellow Bittern. Singapore is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia. ( Log Out /  Cinnamon Bittern. Identification: Male has blackish crown and uppertail-coverts, pale brownish mantle, yellowish-buff underparts with light streaks down foreneck and upper breast and blackish flight feathers that contrast sharply with pale buff wing coverts. Yellow Bittern (Ixobrychus sinensis) bird sounds on dibird.com. Yellow Bittern: Ixobrychus sinensis: C ... Ixobrychus eurhythmus: U: WV: 21: Cinnamon Bittern: Ixobrychus cinnamomeus: U: RB WV: 22: Black Bittern: Dupetor flavicollis: U: PM WV: 23: Malayan Night Heron: Gorsachius melanolophus: R: ... Checklist of the Birds of Singapore. Singapore birds information for birders by birders, Female Cinnamon Bittern. Small heron of wet and open grassy areas such as flooded meadows and paddy fields. Size: 38-41 cm. Von Schrenk’s Bittern. Photo credit: Francis Yap, Female Von Schrenck’s Bittern at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve. Female Cinnamon Bittern. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Asian Openbill Stork. Uniformly bright rufous upperparts of adult male unmistakable. 2 Replies. List of species observed in Singapore . Cinnamon Bittern (Ixobrychus cinnamomeus) hunting at Singapore Botanic Gardens’ Eco Lake Bittern and Egret Notes All featured species are ‘Red List 2019’ assessed as ‘Least Concern’. Robinson & Chasen (1927-1939) in volume 3 & 4 of ‘Birds of Malay Peninsula Vol. ( Log Out /  127D Kim Tian Road, Tiong Bahru SG-Singapore (1.2814,103.8302), Singapore Singapore Birds Project. Purple Heron. Photo credit: Francis Yap. Male Von Schrenck’s Bittern at Lower Peirce. Range: Found from Indian subcontinent to China and Southeast Asia with some northern population wintering south to Southeast Asia. Singapore (SG) 2012-10-28 Ignaas Robbe Chinese Pond Heron - Ardeola bacchus. Change ). This is a small species at 38cm length, with a short neck and longish bill. If you enjoy this checklist, please consider contributing your sightings to eBird. The species is normally found in wetland areas such as flooded fields and marshland. Fig 1 : Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis Location : Lorong Halus, Singapore Habitat : Reed margins of freshwater lake Fig 2 : Cinnamon Bittern (female) Ixobrychus cinnamomeus Location : Labrador, Singapore Habitat : Freshwater pond / flooded grassland. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Von Schrenck's Bittern. Black-crowned Night Heron. THE BIODIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE. ( Log Out /  Show Menu. “The structure of the iris of the Cinnamon Bittern (Ixobrychus cinnamomeus) has always fascinated me (above). This list's taxonomic treatment (designation and sequence of orders, families and species) and nomenclature (common and scientific names) follow the conventions of The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World, 2019 edition. Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page Behavior/Ecology: Similar to other bitterns where it perches motionless for long periods before feeding. Chinese Name: 栗苇鳽. The cinnamon bittern or chestnut bittern (Ixobrychus cinnamomeus) is a small Old World bittern, breeding in tropical and subtropical Asia from India east to China and Indonesia. While the Yellow Bittern was considered ‘largely, a … This is a list of the bird species recorded in Singapore.The avifauna of Singapore include a total of 436 species, and 30 have been introduced by humans.. This is a small species at 38 cm (15 in) length, though is one of the larger Ixobrychus bitterns. Singapore birds information for birders by birders, Scientific Name: Ixobrychus eurhythmus Painted Stork. Grey Heron. Chinese Egret. Alternative Name: Chestnut Bittern, Schrenck’s Bittern. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Common Buzzard, juvenile pale morph, at Bedok North Avenue 3, on 27 Feb 2020, by Danny Khoo. Allen Jeyarajasingam & Alan Pearson (2012) A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. Wells (1999) states ‘iris yellow with dark mark fore and aft of the pupil’. ... yellow bittern and cinnamon bittern. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. The bird was sent to the AMK Veterinary Surgery at 31 Sembawang Road in an injured condition by Joseph Lim of the Nature Society (Singapore). Singapore birds information for birders by birders. Ixobrychus eurhythmus. Taxonomy: Monotypic. Photo credit: Mohamad Zahidi. Milky Stork . While a small number are resident in Singapore, it is believed … Malay Name: Gelam Bendang. Birding Singapore. Great Egret. Highlights for sedentary species: Breeding-related activities were observed for five resident species. Male Cinnamon Bittern at Bidadari. Conservation Status: Least Concern (IUCN 3.1). Ardeidae. Cinnamon Bittern. Found from Siberia, Korea, Japan to eastern China and winters in southern China and Southeast Asia. Visitor. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Taxonomy: Monotypic. It is mainly resident, but some northern birds migrate short distances. Bitterns. Cinnamon Bittern: Scientific (Ixobrychus cinnamomeus) Order: PELECANIFORMES: Family (Latin) Ardeidae: Family (English) Herons, Bitterns: Other name(s) Blongios cannelle: Breeding Regions: OR: Breeding Range Subregions: widespread, also e Asia: Nonbreeding Range … Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link, Reference: Herons. eBird Illustrated Checklists transform your eBird contributions into a dynamic digital bird guide for anywhere in the world. Native. Female and juvenile resembles Cinnamon Bittern but has the distinctive black median crown stripe and much bolder white to buff speckling and spotting on upperparts and upperwing-coverts. Tag Archives: Cinnamon Bittern Singapore Raptor Report – February 2020. It has a pigmentation posterior to the pupil and I have wondered about its function if any. It has a pigmentation posterior to the pupil and I have wondered about its function if any. Chinese Name: 紫背苇鳽 Next Image. A large number of migratory birds use the nature reserve as a stop-over point on their migratory route. Size: 39-42 cm. Female resembles male but has reddish brown crown. The Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve in Singapore’s northwest area is a nature reserve of global importance and was registered as an ASEAN Heritage Park in 2003. All. Female and juvenile resembles Cinnamon Bittern but has the distinctive black median … It is mainly resident, but some northern birds migrate short distances. Photo credit: Francis Yap. About Us. Follow Singapore Birds Project on WordPress.com. Great-billed Heron. Summary for migrant species: In February 2020, 126 raptors of 10 migrant species were recorded. Egrets. Photos: Oriental Bird Images 155 Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis M (R) 156 Schrenck's Bittern Ixobrychus eurhythmus M 157 Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus R (M) 158 Black Bittern Dupetor flavicolis M 159 Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus R VU 160 Blue-winged Pitta Pitta moluccensis M 161 Mangrove Pitta Pitta megarhyncha R NT Great Egret. Our bird specialist, R. Subaraj, has this to say: “The bird in the photos is a Cinnamon Bittern (Ixobrychus cinnamomeus). Ciconiidae. www.BirdPhotos.com Herons, Pelicans, Ibis Herons, Egrets Cinnamon Bittern Cinnamon Bittern ( Ixobrychus cinnamomeus) Range: OR ( range map ) info Photo by Daniel Koh (Singapore) Scientific Name: Ixobrychus cinnamomeus. Great-billed Heron. However, the gardens also serve as an excellent Nature Reserve. The Cinnamon Bittern or Chestnut Bittern (Ixobrychus cinnamomeus) is a small bittern.It is of Old World origins, breeding in tropical and subtropical Asia from Pakistan east to China and Indonesia.It is mainly resident, but some northern birds migrate short distances.. On the 10th, a pair of