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Regeneration of a river

Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

Story by Shirley Ng May 5th, 2015

A canvas repainted

Never realized that I have spent so much time in this park till recently. I started going to the old park was where my passion for wildlife photography was ignited.

The 62-hectare park grew from the old when the Active, Beautiful and Clean Waters (ABC) Waters@Kallang River-Bishan Park Project was launched in late-2009. The canalized Kallang River was to be transformed back into a natural river. Here’s a view of the park that I have come to know well through my lenses.

On a clear day the sky can be glorious blue
It can also change with a blink of an eye to this
A gentle stream
The Kallang River in all it glory flooding its plains
Multipurpose field in Park I
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returning wildlife


There’s much, much more but it’ll get boring should the gallery become too large. Here are some of my favorites.

White-bellied sea eagle coming down low
Purple herons call the park home
Oriental honey buzzard
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Ruddy-breasted crake
Slaty-breasted rail
Bronze mannikins
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Oriental dollar bird
Grey-rumped treeswifts

The park's most famous family

This family needs no introduction.

Smooth-coated otters

active lifestyle

The morning taichi groups scattered around Parks I & II
Stream crossing
Children's water play area
Designated fishing pond
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Frisbee games that spring up on the weekends
Bishan Park Singapore