Hot and Spicy 1 – Trip to Singapore

 

A few days visit - Many thanks to John and Susan

Singapore -  Great sites despite limited land space

Botanical Garden

Bukit Batok

Sungei Buloh

Sungei Buloh 2

MacRitchie Reservoir Park/Sime Road

Changi Village Board walk

Some 70 spps seen – highlights:

Hooded Pitta; Buffy Fish Owl; Brown Hawk Owl; Large tail and Malyasian eared Nightjars,Stork billed White Throated and Collared kingfishers; Tiger Shrike; Crested Oriental Honey Buzzard and Coppersmith Barbet

Interested in Bird Watching Holidays in Norfolk? – Best Experience ever

Interested in a great birding adventure in Norfolk in May/June. 3 to 7 day birding trips can be arranged,

Included in the price : Accomodation and breakfast; local pick up including Luton or Stansted airport; car and driver plus experience bird guides

Visit key sites such as :

Cley Marshes - Norfolk WT
Freshwater marshes with reedbeds and saltmarsh.
Location: Cley-Next-The-Sea 8m E Wells-Next-The-Sea
Road: A149
Facilities: Parking, Toilets, Disabled Facilities, Visitor centre, Gift Shop
Admission: Charge (reduced for members of Norfolk WT)
Train: Weybourne station
Telephone: 01603 625540
Features: A well placed visitor centre and excellent birdwatching hides give views across the famous Cley Marshes. The oldest Wildlife Trust reserve in the country has an international reputation as one of the finest bird-watching sites in Britain. Tel: 01263 740008

Titchwell Marsh - RSPB

Coastal wetland reserve.
Location: TF749436 Titchwell, 5m E Hunstanton
Road: A149
Bus: Request stop Wells – Hunstanton, 0500 626116
Facilities: Parking, Toilets, Wheelchair access, Shop, Refreshments
Admission: Charge (free to members)
Telephone: 01603 661662
Features: Popular and productive RSPB reserve on the North Norfolk Heritage Coast. Habitats include the sandy beach, reedbeds and shallow lagoons. Marsh Harriers hunt over the reeds and winter sees the arrival of many ducks and geese. Paths and hides are all wheelchair accessible.

 

Blakeney Point - National Trust
Nature reserve and geographical landmark.
Location: TG000465 – Blakeney, 8m E Wells-Next-The-Sea
Road: A149
Facilities: Parking at Cley Coastguard station. Light refreshments available in the Old Lifeboat House.
Admission: Free
Telephone: 01263 733471
Features: A paradise of nature due to its isolation, and a noted geographical landmark – a shingle spit. Seals breed on the sandbanks off the spit and it is a summer home and nesting place for terns.Good for passage migrants, including many scarce and rare species.
 

Birding: – expect to see over 120 spps including avocet,spoonbill, ringed plover, bittern, bearded tits, marsh harriers

 

Accomodation is on the beach ready for birding:-

 

 

Please contact us for more information -  skillmans@sunrise.ch/ or mcnswiss@gmail.com

 

Best regards

 

Mike and Steve