Singapore Birds Project
Singapore Bird Records Committee
Singapore Bird Database
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On This Day
This form is for submission of records of our
, as well as species not listed in the latest version of our
. Each and every one of your submissions contributes towards a greater collective understanding of our regional avifauna.
Your email address
Your email address (we'll only use this to contact you)
Indian Pond Heron
Indicate the age of the bird(s), leave blank if not known
Indicate the sex of the bird(s), leave blank if not known
Indicate the subspecies of the bird(s), leave blank if not known
Date first seen
Time of observation
Please provide the general location (eg. Kranji Marshes)
Please provide the specific location of the bird (eg. Swamphen Hide)
Precise location (GPS pin or coordinates)
Number of birds seen/recorded
Duration of observation
Indicate how long the bird was in view
eBird checklist URL, if available
Google Drive folder URL for additional supporting info/files, if available
Other supporting information
Describe what you saw/recorded, as well as your identification criteria
Useful features to include are size, bare parts (eye, bill, legs), plumage, shape/structure.
Please discuss how similar species were eliminated, especially commoner species.
This is especially important in the absence of high-quality supporting photos/audio, or if the photos don't conclusively rule out similar species.
Discuss the behaviour of the bird(s) and the habitat it was seen in
Useful features to include are feeding behaviour, skittishness, flight action, especially as they relate to similar species (if applicable).
Also include a description of the habitat the bird was seen in.
Describe the viewing conditions
Include information on light and weather conditions, as well as how far the bird was.
Discuss your previous experience and familiarity with this species
Are you familiar with this species?
Where have you seen this species before?
Discuss your previous experience and familiarity with similar species
Are you familiar with similar species (the ones you eliminated)?
Where have you seen these similar species?
I acknowledge I am the the sole owner of the photos/audio uploaded. I give my consent to the Singapore Birds Project to use and display my photos/audio with appropriate credits (optional).
Include an audio recording of the bird's call, if available (max file size 10 MB)
Upload photos below (maximum of 3 files, up to 4 MB each)