Birding Talks, Tours & Workshops

All workshops and programmes will include a brief introduction to The Art of Birding Exhibition at the CDL Green Gallery. All workshops and talks will require pre-registration, venue information will be disseminated upon successful registration.

The Art of Birding Exhibition 
Open daily, 9am to 6pm. Closed on the last Tuesday of each month.
CDL Green Gallery, Beside Level 2 of the Botany Centre


Unknown to many, Singapore is a home rich to a diversity of birds. Come discover the vibrant world of our feathered friends through the eyes of birders and artists in Singapore. These include that of Chris Hails and Frank Jarvis, who collaborated to publish "Birds of Singapore". Find out how the local birding scene has grown, uncover what birding really entails and maybe, you can be a birder too.

Programmes

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Bird Watching in the Garden

Ever wondered where the best spots are to see birds our UNESCO World Heritage Site? Come join our friendly guides and take a chill Saturday morning walk in Singapore's favourite garden, and be wowed by the beautiful bird art showcased at the Art of Birding exhibition in the CDL Green Gallery!

Pre-registration is required.

Dates and Time (Click on the dates to find out more or register):
23 Nov 2019 (Sat), 08:30AM - 10:30AM
15 Dec 2019 (Sun), 08:30AM - 10:00AM
22 Dec 2019 (Sun), 08:30AM - 10:00AM
11 Jan 2020 (Sat), 08:30AM - 10:00AM
12 Jan 2020 (Sun), 08:30AM - 10:00AM
19 Jan 2020 (Sun), 08:30AM - 10:00AM

What is it with Birds? (Talk)

Think you know enough about birds? Think again! An avid lover of birds, Chris Hails, the author of "Birds of Singapore" will tell you about the other side of birds that you might not know of!

What does it take to be a bird?
What do birds need from their environment?
How did we provide a suitable environment for birds in Singapore?
Why did we (Chris Hails and Frank Jarvis) produce the book "Birds of Singapore"?
What can birds tell us about the environment?

Also, be mesmerised by beautiful bird art when touring the Art of Birding exhibition in the CDL Green Gallery.

Pre-registration is required.

Date and Time (Click on the date to find out more or register):
24 Nov 2019 (Sun), 09:00AM - 10:30AM

Bird and Wildlife Photography (A guided workshop)

Want to learn how to take beautiful bird photos just like the ones showcased in the Art of Birding exhibition in the CDL Green Gallery, this is your chance! Learn tips and tricks from self-taught wildlife photography hobbyist Benjamin Oh, suitable even for beginners!

Pre-registration is required.

Dates and Time (Click on the dates to find out more or register):
30 Nov 2019 (Sat), 08:30AM - 11:00AM
18 Jan 2020 (Sat), 08:30AM - 11:00AM

Bird Craft Workshop

Have your little ones join us on this interactive and fun craft activity where they can learn how to create their very own bird bookmark and craft, and more importantly, get to bring their beautiful pieces back home while learning about Singapore's unique birds! Come and join in the gallery tour of the Art of Birding exhibition in the CDL Green Gallery, to discover beautiful bird art pieces.

Pre-registration is required.

Dates and Time (Click on the date to find out more or register):
01 Dec 2019 (Sun), 09:00AM - 10:00AM
07 Dec 2019 (Sat), 09:00AM - 10:00AM

Bird Watercolour Painting Workshop

Take a short tour of the Art of Birding exhibition in the CDL Green Gallery and discover beautiful bird art pieces. The watercolour workshop is a great introductory lesson to learn how to create your very own watercolour painting, even for beginners!

Pre-registration is required.

Dates and Time (Click on the date to find out more or register):
Bird Art Workshop

Take a short tour of the the Art of Birding exhibition in the CDL Green Gallery and discover beautiful bird art pieces. This workshop is a great introductory lesson to learn how to create your very own art piece, even for beginners!

Pre-registration is required.

Date and Time (Click on the date to find out more or register):
10 Dec 2019 (Tues), 15:30PM - 17:00PM

Nature Sketching in the Gardens

Join our volunteer artist, Mr Tham Pui San, as he teaches and guides you in acquiring drawing and observation skills to equip you for an interesting journey of nature appreciation. Please bring along your own sketching materials*.

Pre-registration is not required.

Date and Time (Click on the date to find out more):
18 Jan 2020 (Sat), 09:00AM - 11:00AM

 

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