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Bulbul

Bulbul

Bulbuls in Singapore

 

 

 

A7R4 in APS-C mode
A1. 12 Jun 2022
 
 
FE 200-600/5.6-6.3 G
GM 600/4  10 Sept 2022
 
MT190CXPRO3/BHQ2
190XPROB/GHFG1 14 Dec 2021
MT190CXPRO3/GHFG1.  May 2022
Berlebach Report 8013/GHFG1. May 2022

 

 

 

 

 

Yellow-vented Bulbul

An abundant bulbul in Singapore. Bright yellow vent, white head and black lores made it quite distinctive. Upperparts are light brown, with whitish underparts streaked brown. Widely distributed.

        

f8 1/1000. @600mm, ISO 800, 11 Feb 2022

 

      

f7.1 1/2000. @600mm, ISO 3200, 11 Feb 2022

 

f8 1/3200. ISO 800, GM600 TC1.4x, Woodlands Waterfront, 26 OCt 2023

 

        

f8 1/1600. @600mm, ISO 2000, 5 April 2022

 

f5.6 1/1000. ISO 5000, GM600 TC1.4x, Woodlands Waterfront, 22 Apr 2023

 

f5.6 1/1000. ISO 4000, GM600 TC1.4x, Woodlands Waterfront, 10 Jun 2023

 

        f5.6 1/3200.  ISO 3200, GM600 TC1.4x, Woodlands Waterfront, 22 Nov 2023

 

       

f8 1/1250. @600mm, ISO 2000, 11 Jan 2022

 

f5.6 1/250. ISO 3200, GM600 Tc1.4x, 3 Jan 2023

Sungie Buloh Wetland Reserve

 

f6.3 1/500. @600mm, ISO 3200, 16 Feb 2020

 

f8 1/2500. @600mm, ISO 4000, 14 Aug 2021

 

f8 1/3200. @477mm, ISO 4000, 14 Au 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

Straw-headed Bulbul

Largest bulbul in SE Asia. It has a distinctive golden crown and cheeks along with a black eye stripe and moustache. Its nape, back and breast are brownish wiht white streaks. Wings and tail are olive-green. Its throat is white. Formally wide spread across Thai-Malay Pennisula and islands of Borneo, Sumatra and Java. It is bow restricted to small scattered populations in West Malaysia and Corneo. However, the specie is doing well in Singapore.

f6.3 1/500. @600mm, full frame, ISO 4000, 8 Mar 2021 

 

f6.3 1/500. @600mm, ISO 2000, 7 May 2021

 

f5.6 1/1250. ISO 1250, GM600 TC1.4x, Jurong ECO Garden, 10 Feb 2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red-whiskered Bulbul

A brown, black and white bulbul with a prominant crest. Upperparts dark brown, contrasting with mostly white underparts and bright red undertail coverts. Black crest, red whiskers and large white cheek patch demarcated from throat by thin black malar stripe. Young birds are less strongly marked and lack the red whiskers.

A7R2, f6.3 1/500. @600mm, APS-C mode, ISO 2000, Botanical Garden, 22 Sept 2019

 

f7.1, 1/2000. @600mm, ISO 2000, Keppel Discovery Wetlands, 31 Jan 2022

 

A6400, f8 1/800. @600mm, ISO 2500, Neo Tiew Harvest Lane, 19 Sept 2021

 

Garden by the Bay MRT Station, 14 Jun 2023

f8 1/3200. ISO 2000, GM600 TC1.4x

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olive-winged Bulbul

The most regularly encountered bulbul in Singapore forests. Its diagnostic olive-green wings can be difficult to discern. In such cases, its combination of red eyes and streaks around the cheeks are also distinctive features. Upperparts are gnerally dark brown, with underparts a lighter shade of brown. 

f5.6 1/640. @400mm, FE 100-400/4.5-5.6 GM, Full Frame, ISO 2000, Singapore Zoological Gardens, 13 Mar 2021

 

A6400, f7.1 1/500. @600mm, ISO 2000, HIndhede Nature Park, 12 Jan 2020

 

f8 1/500. @600mm, ISO 800, Thomson Nature Park, 19 Jul 2021

 

Admiralty Park, Mangrove Forest, 10 May 2024

f5.6 1/1600. ISO 5000, GM600 TC1.4x

 

Admiralty Park, Mangrove Forest, 11 May 2024

f5.6 1/1600. ISO 4000, GM600 TC1.4x

 

Admiralty Park, Mangrove Forest, 23 May 2024

f5.6 1/1250. ISO 6400, GM600 TC1.4x

 

Juvenile, f5.6 1/400. ISO 12800, GM600 TC1.4x, Admiralty Park, 27 Aug 2023

 

 

 

 

 

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