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Fri 17 Sep 2010

The Birds of Singapore, a "living book", just went online!

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This website invites community contributions: singaporebirds.net. Instead of waiting for the book to be finished, this will be a work in progress involving the community. How exciting!

Wee Yeow Chin unveils all in blog post at the BESGroup website, in which he writes:

"The brainchild of ornithologist Slim Sreedharan, this online book will initially start with 100 of the commoner species. A series of checklists have already been posted that include all the species recorded to date, whether resident, introduced, escapees, vagrants or extinct. And Slim is slowly but surely adding on the individual species… one by one. It will take some time before we reach our one hundred species target, but get there we will."

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