Vol 7 No 1 Jan-Apr 99
White-bellied Woodpecker
(Dryocopus javensis)
Only 2 birds left in Singapore
Photo by Ong Kiem Sian

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Variegated BauhiniaSome Peacocks are Forest Giants Other members of the fascinating Peacock Flower family (Caesalpiniaceae) are shrubs or climbers. 20 are native to Singapore. By Adrian H B Loo and Hugh T W Tan with photos and descriptions.

Mother Nightjar with chick at her breastClose Encounter with Nightjar and Chicks Werner Peters describes an exciting and unusual morning encounter with a mother Nightjar and her two cute little chicks in Sungei Buloh Nature Park.

Greater MousedeerPlaying Modern-Day Noah is Highly Dangerous Lim Kim Seng on Reintroduction of animals into our forests.

Hydaticus bipuntatus, a forest pool waterbeetleSingapore Beetles tell a story Did you know that water beetles are among the world's most ancient pollinators? And streams in Bukit Timah forest are home to some newly named water beetles! By Michael Balke and Lars Hendrich.

Female sexual branch of a liverwortLeafless Liverworts—Ancient Tiny Flora in our Forests By Benito Tan and Dennis H Murphy, descriptions and photos of these amazing plants.

Golden-throated BarbetDoing the Dois, Montane Birding Heaven! Intrepid birdwatcher and photographer, Morten Strange, takes us on a bird photography spree around the summit road of Doi Inthanon National Park, on the highest mountain in Thailand.
Hill Priniacat's claws of Caesalpinia sumatranaPangolinMagpie Robinwaterfall at Doi InthanonTouch-me-notMother Nightjar with chick at her breastspiny fruit of Caesalpinia bonduespores of a liverwort
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