The Barn Owl has traditionally been considered to be a single, cosmopolitan species (Tyto alba), but it has recently been split into several species; the populations found in Singapore are considered to belong to what is now known as the Eastern Barn Owl (Tyto javanica), which encompasses the Barn Owls in Peninsular Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, and parts of the South Pacific.
African Walking Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) being scavenged by Apple Snails (Pomacea sp.)
Kallang Riverside Park, 2nd February 2015
This photograph of a dead African Walking Catfish was shared by Leroy Alphonso. This invasive species, introduced to Singapore in the 1990s, has effectively replaced the native Common Walking Catfish (Clarias batrachus) in both rural and urban freshwater ecosystems throughout Singapore.
Dwarf or Mangrove Whipray (Himantura walga)
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, 17th March 2016
This photo of a Stingray on a railing was shared by Noeleen Tan.
This is possibly the Dwarf or Mangrove Whipray, a species that is commonly found in inshore waters, as well as mangroves and river estuaries, although there are other species of Stingray found in the region that might look superficially similar.