A saltwater crocodile sits in the rain at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve. The largest of all living reptiles, salties are pretty impressive - and pretty creepy - creatures. They're the most widely distributed crocodile, meaning you can see their eyes just poking over the top of the water anywhere from tropical Asia to the Pacific.… Continue reading Salty


In Otter Disbelief

They come in a shout, a brief cry of astonishment.


against this sky’s endless canvas, paint your image with your wings: call it a self-portrait in ultraviolet. I've been experimenting a bit with photo-editing lately. This, of a blue-throated bee-eater from a trip to Sungei Buloh quite a few months back, is one of the results. I'm not sure what I make of it -… Continue reading Flight

What You Lookin’ At?

An insect (unidentified) that I spotted at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve a few months ago. What do you think it's trying to say? Note: this post is scheduled, and all following posts till the 29th of December will be too. Where will I be? Wait till I get back to find out!

Waders Dressed in White

Two Little Egrets and a lone Grey Heron stalk the shallow waters of Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, just a few hundred meters from Malaysia.

The Stillness of Egrets

Despite an overabundance of them - well, everywhere - the grace of egrets cannot be denied. Their pure white forms, lithe bodies, and delicate feeding methods (as compared to those of say, a woodpecker) conspire to create a bird of - dare I say it? - beauty. At a recent visit to Sungei Buloh, this… Continue reading The Stillness of Egrets