Discover And Experience The “Singing Forest” @Jurong Bird Park


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The "Singing Forest"

Photo credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

Location: Jurong Bird Park, 2 Jurong Hill Singapore 628925
Date: 1 - 30 Jun 2019
Admission: Admission fees apply

Due to decades of illegal trading in Southeast Asia, many species of songbirds are critically endangered and face the threat of extinction today.

This June, Jurong Bird Park brings you the “Singing Forest”; where some of these highly protected songbird species still thrive. Be captivated by their melodious singing voices, and understand the need to save them from going extinct. 

Fancy visiting Jurong Bird Park more than once in a year? Guests can now sign up for a one-year membership at the price of a one-day full priced ticket! Be a Friend of Bird Park and enjoy complimentary tram rides on weekdays and 20% discount off food and beverage and retail purchases.

For more information, visit www.birdpark.com.sg/songbirds  


Activities At A Glance

  • The “Silent Forest” Experience Booth*

Location: Penguin Coast
Dates:
 1 - 30 Jun 2019
Hour: 8.30am – 6pm

Listen to the beautiful tunes of these Southeast Asian forest songbirds, and unravel the realities of a world without them at this immersive audio-visual experience booth. 

  • The Chirpies 5 Guided Tour*

Location: Wings of Asia
Dates:
 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30 Jun 2019
Hour: 12pm & 2.30pm (Duration: approx. 20 minutes)

Showcasing five highly-endangered songbirds (i.e., Bali Myna, Black-winged Starling, Greater Green Leafbird, Blue-crowned Laughing-thrush and Straw-headed Bulbul), this intimate tour (led by Avian experts) will give you the opportunity to learn and understand more about these fascinating birds.

 

  • The Singing Forest Trail*

Location: Penguin Coast & Wings of Asia
Dates: 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30 Jun 2019
Hour:
10am – 4pm

Have a keen sense of sight and hearing? Embark on a birdwatching trail to spot the various songbirds around the park, and redeem a limited edition songbird pin upon completion of this challenge.

 

  • Songbirds Flutter Photography Clinic*

Location: Around the park
Date: 16 Jun 2019
Hour:
9am – 12pm (Timing subjected to change)
Admission:
Pre-registration is required. Slots are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Get up close and personal with the gorgeous songbirds of Jurong Bird Park through this exclusive experience!

Uncover the best photography spots as recommended by the bird keepers of the park, and learn tips (from Shutter Journey Singapore) on capturing the best photos of these singing beauties!

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  • “Do You Hear What I Hear” Challenge*

Location: Wings of Asia
Date: 1 – 30 Jun 2019
Hour: 8.30am – 6pm

Put your hearing abilities to the test by listening to the distinctive calls of various songbirds and matching each of them to its respective species at this sound-challenge station.

 

  • The Chirpies 5 Musical Craft Workshop*

Location: Songbird Terrace
Date: 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30 Jun 2019
Hour: 10am – 4pm

Learn to create your very own musical instruments using everyday materials in this free workshop. Perfect for families and children of all ages!

 

  • Pledge to Save Songbirds*

Location: Penguin Coast
Date: 1 – 30 Jun 2019
Hour: 8.30am – 6pm

Be a Wildlife Hero, and save the songbirds of our Southeast Asian forests! Make a pledge by penning down your wishes and hanging them up on our pledge wall.

 

  • Tweet Along with the Chirpies 5!*

Location: Songbird Terrace
Date: 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30 Jun 2019
Hour: 11.30am & 2pm (Duration: Approx. 20 minutes)

Enjoy interactive storytelling and sing-along sessions brought to life by talented performers – a sure treat for the young ones!

* All activities are weather permitting and subject to change.

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This article is prepared by

Leona Quek
Blessed with 3 handsome and loving boys in her life. Two of them call her Mommy, the other calls her Wifey. Every night, she wishes for an early bedtime, but misses her babies as soon as they sleep.

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