Recent RC Decisions

Here we compile the Records Committee's votes over the last 90 days. The committee operates on a rolling-vote schedule and vote as we receive records and compile historical records. Our votes on records pertain to individual records, while votes on species pertain to our categorization of a species in our our live checklist page.

Votes on species
The Records Committee frequently reviews the categorization of species in our checklist. Species new for Singapore, for instance, are categorized based on available evidence. The latest live version of the checklist, which incorporates these changes, is available at our live checklist page.

Species Verdict Verdict date
Light-vented Bulbul (Record 10248)
Pycnonotus sinensis
Placed in Cat E 07 Jun 2022
Masked Booby (Record 383)
Sula dactylatra
Placed in Cat A 17 Apr 2022

Votes on records
Click on a row to see more details about the record. The full details of the record can be accessed by clicking on the Record ID.

Species Verdict Verdict date
Cinnamon-headed Green Pigeon (Record 10266)
Treron fulvicollis
27 Jun 2022
Submitted by: Lee Chien Nien
Observation date(s): 12 Jun 2022
Submission date: 12 Jun 2022
Location: Pulau Ubin
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Glossy Ibis (Record 10255)
Plegadis falcinellus
24 Jun 2022
Submitted by: Jared HJ Tan
Observation date(s): 09 May 2022
Submission date: 09 May 2022
Location: Lorong Halus Entrance
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Black-winged Stilt (Record 10265)
Himantopus himantopus
20 Jun 2022
Submitted by: Goh Cheng Teng
Observation date(s): 05 Jun 2022
Submission date: 06 Jun 2022
Location: Marina East
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Black-and-red Broadbill (Record 10264)
Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos
16 Jun 2022
Submitted by: Kaeden Sim
Observation date(s): 28 May 2022
Submission date: 28 May 2022
Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Black-and-red Broadbill (Record 10257)
Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos
16 Jun 2022
Submitted by: Raghav Narayanswamy
Observation date(s): 15 May 2022 to 28 May 2022
Submission date: 15 May 2022
Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Black-and-red Broadbill (Record 10253)
Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos
07 Jun 2022
Submitted by: Albert Low
Observation date(s): 19 Apr 2022 to 05 May 2022
Submission date: 06 May 2022
Location: Chek Jawa
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Light-vented Bulbul (Record 10248)
Pycnonotus sinensis
(Escapee) 07 Jun 2022
Submitted by: Cindy Lum
Observation date(s): 01 May 2022
Submission date: 01 May 2022
Location: Changi Bay
Full verdict: Accepted / Escapee
Rufous-bellied Eagle (Record 10259)
Lophotriorchis kienerii
05 Jun 2022
Submitted by: Teo Wah Liang
Observation date(s): 10 May 2022
Submission date: 22 May 2022
Location: Lower Pierce Reservoir
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Black-and-white Bulbul (Record 10251)
Microtarsus melanoleucos
02 Jun 2022
Submitted by: RICHARD WHITE
Observation date(s): 02 May 2022
Submission date: 03 May 2022
Location: Pulau Ubin
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Black-and-white Bulbul (Record 10249)
Microtarsus melanoleucos
02 Jun 2022
Submitted by: Vincent Ng
Observation date(s): 02 May 2022
Submission date: 02 May 2022
Location: Chek Jawa
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Ruby-cheeked Sunbird (Record 10256)
Chalcoparia singalensis
01 Jun 2022
Submitted by: Dillen Ng
Observation date(s): 02 May 2022
Submission date: 12 May 2022
Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Ruby-cheeked Sunbird (Record 10247)
Chalcoparia singalensis
01 Jun 2022
Submitted by: Albert Low
Observation date(s): 30 Apr 2022 to 02 May 2022
Submission date: 01 May 2022
Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Rufous-bellied Eagle (Record 10258)
Lophotriorchis kienerii
31 May 2022
Submitted by: Ho Siew Mun
Observation date(s): 17 May 2022
Submission date: 17 May 2022
Location: Dairy Farm
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Scarlet-breasted Flowerpecker (Record 10238)
Prionochilus thoracicus
23 May 2022
Submitted by: Max Khoo
Observation date(s): 23 Apr 2022 to 01 May 2022
Submission date: 23 Apr 2022
Location: Chek Jawa
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Mangrove Whistler (Record 10254)
Pachycephala cinerea
22 May 2022
Submitted by: Tan Bing Yang
Observation date(s): 08 May 2022
Submission date: 08 May 2022
Location: Changi Bay PCN
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Pale-legged Leaf Warbler (Record 10232)
Phylloscopus tenellipes
22 May 2022
Submitted by: Kaeden Sim
Observation date(s): 10 Apr 2022
Submission date: 14 Apr 2022
Location: Singapore Botanical Gardens, Healing Gardens
Full verdict: Not accepted
Black-and-red Broadbill (Record 10252)
Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos
20 May 2022
Submitted by: Vincent Ng
Observation date(s): 05 May 2022
Submission date: 05 May 2022
Location: Chek Jawa
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Lesser Green Leafbird (Record 10245)
Chloropsis cyanopogon
20 May 2022
Submitted by: Oliver Tan
Observation date(s): 15 Apr 2022 to 17 May 2022
Submission date: 29 Apr 2022
Location: Chek Jawa Boardwalk
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Lesser Green Leafbird (Record 10237)
Chloropsis cyanopogon
20 May 2022
Submitted by: Lee Chien Nien
Observation date(s): 22 Apr 2022 to 15 Apr 2022
Submission date: 22 Apr 2022
Location: Pulau Ubin
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Common Moorhen (Record 10250)
Gallinula chloropus
17 May 2022
Submitted by: Teo Wah Liang
Observation date(s): 02 May 2022
Submission date: 03 May 2022
Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Rufous-bellied Eagle (Record 10246)
Lophotriorchis kienerii
16 May 2022
Submitted by: Zhi Heng
Observation date(s): 30 Apr 2022
Submission date: 01 May 2022
Location: Dairy Farm Nature Park
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Mangrove Whistler (Record 10244)
Pachycephala cinerea
12 May 2022
Submitted by: Shiang Kwok Ann
Observation date(s): 28 Apr 2022 to 23 May 2022
Submission date: 28 Apr 2022
Location: Changi Bay Point
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Ruby-cheeked Sunbird (Record 10240)
Chalcoparia singalensis
12 May 2022
Submitted by: Herman Phua
Observation date(s): 23 Apr 2022
Submission date: 26 Apr 2022
Location: Pulau Ubin
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Ruby-cheeked Sunbird (Record 10229)
Chalcoparia singalensis
12 May 2022
Submitted by: Tan Boon Tiong
Observation date(s): 04 Apr 2022 to 23 Apr 2022
Submission date: 12 Apr 2022
Location: Chek Jawa, Pulau Ubin
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Spotted Flycatcher (Record 10227)
Muscicapa striata
11 May 2022
Submitted by: Mike Kane
Observation date(s): 09 Apr 2022
Submission date: 10 Apr 2022
Location: Berlayer Creek boardwalk
Full verdict: Not accepted
Black-winged Flycatcher-shrike (Record 10226)
Hemipus hirundinaceus
09 May 2022
Submitted by: Gan Lee Hsia
Observation date(s): 04 Apr 2022 to 17 May 2022
Submission date: 09 Apr 2022
Location: Chek Jawa Boardwalk
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Indian Pond Heron (Record 10236)
Ardeola grayii
06 May 2022
Submitted by: Yan
Observation date(s): 22 Apr 2022
Submission date: 22 Apr 2022
Location: Lorong Halus
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Blue-and-white Flycatcher (Record 10225)
Cyanoptila cyanomelana
06 May 2022
Submitted by: Chan Wan Ting
Observation date(s): 15 Mar 2022
Submission date: 09 Apr 2022
Location: NUS
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Large Woodshrike (Record 10223)
Tephrodornis virgatus
06 May 2022
Submitted by: Norhafiani A Majid
Observation date(s): 03 Apr 2022
Submission date: 05 Apr 2022
Location: Pulau Ubin
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Red Knot (Record 10222)
Calidris canutus
06 May 2022
Submitted by: Adrian Silas Tay
Observation date(s): 02 Apr 2022
Submission date: 05 Apr 2022
Location: Chek Jawa Wetlands
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Indian Pond Heron (Record 10221)
Ardeola grayii
06 May 2022
Submitted by: Alex Kang
Observation date(s): 29 Mar 2022
Submission date: 03 Apr 2022
Location: Peng Siang river
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Large Woodshrike (Record 10219)
Tephrodornis virgatus
06 May 2022
Submitted by: Herman Phua
Observation date(s): 03 Apr 2022
Submission date: 03 Apr 2022
Location: Pulau Ubin
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Red Knot (Record 10218)
Calidris canutus
06 May 2022
Submitted by: Lee Chien Nien
Observation date(s): 02 Apr 2022
Submission date: 03 Apr 2022
Location: Pulau Ubin
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Large Woodshrike (Record 10217)
Tephrodornis virgatus
06 May 2022
Submitted by: Lee Chien Nien
Observation date(s): 03 Apr 2022 to 08 Apr 2022
Submission date: 03 Apr 2022
Location: Pulau Ubin
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Northern Boobook (Record 10235)
Ninox japonica
05 May 2022
Observation date(s): 13 Apr 2022
Date added: 21 Apr 2022
Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Red-necked Phalarope (Record 10216)
Phalaropus lobatus
02 May 2022
Submitted by: Teo Wah Liang
Observation date(s): 02 Apr 2022
Submission date: 02 Apr 2022
Location: Tampines Ecogreen
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Black-winged Stilt (Record 10234)
Himantopus himantopus
01 May 2022
Submitted by: Fadzrun Adnan
Observation date(s): 16 Apr 2022
Submission date: 17 Apr 2022
Location: Sg Buloh Wetlands Reserve
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Indian Pond Heron (Record 10228)
Ardeola grayii
28 Apr 2022
Submitted by: Sin Yong Chee Keita
Observation date(s): 12 Apr 2022
Submission date: 12 Apr 2022
Location: Dover Fields
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Indian Pond Heron (Record 10213)
Ardeola grayii
28 Apr 2022
Submitted by: Raghav Narayanswamy
Observation date(s): 19 Mar 2022 to 30 Apr 2022
Submission date: 27 Mar 2022
Location: Dover Road
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Barred Eagle-Owl (Record 10230)
Bubo sumatranus
26 Apr 2022
Submitted by: Jared HJ Tan
Observation date(s): 12 Apr 2022 to 23 Apr 2022
Submission date: 12 Apr 2022
Location: NTU
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Little Stint (Record 941)
Calidris minuta
23 Apr 2022
Observation date(s): 13 Dec 2020
Date added: 25 Oct 2021
Location: Pulau Ubin
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Barred Eagle-Owl (Record 10189)
Bubo sumatranus
22 Apr 2022
Submitted by: Gautam Krishnan Chittaranjana
Observation date(s): 20 Feb 2022
Submission date: 20 Feb 2022
Location: Old Upper Thomson Road along the PCN
Full verdict: Not accepted
Northern Boobook (Record 10214)
Ninox japonica
19 Apr 2022
Submitted by: Norvin Ng
Observation date(s): 28 Mar 2022
Submission date: 29 Mar 2022
Location: Satay By The Bay
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Masked Booby (Record 383)
Sula dactylatra
17 Apr 2022
Observation date(s): 30 Aug 2018
Date added: 25 Oct 2021
Location: Pan Island Expressway
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Silver-rumped Spinetail (Record 1266)
Rhaphidura leucopygialis
14 Apr 2022
Observation date(s): 15 Mar 2015
Date added: 14 Mar 2022
Location: MacRitchie Reservoir
Full verdict: Not accepted
Dusky Warbler (Record 10199)
Phylloscopus fuscatus
10 Apr 2022
Submitted by: T.Ramesh
Observation date(s): 10 Mar 2022 to 22 Mar 2022
Submission date: 10 Mar 2022
Location: Changi Business Park canal
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild
Oriental Scops Owl (Record 10212)
Otus sunia
09 Apr 2022
Observation date(s): 04 Mar 2022 to 05 Mar 2022
Date added: 26 Mar 2022
Location: Thomson Nature Park
Full verdict: Accepted / Wild