The term Pasir Ris is Malay for 'beach bolt-rope', implying a narrow beach. This charming and tranquil park offers modern park activities such as pony rides, water sports, cycling, inline skating and barbeque rental, but also features a carefully preserved 6-ha mangrove forest.
Boardwalks built into this mangrove forest bring visitors closer to the inhabitants of the mangrove community. Bird enthusiasts can also observe birds from the 3-storey high Bird Watching Tower located within the mangrove forest. (N Parks)
A late afternoon stroll by the Sungei Api Api within the park turned out to be rather pleasant as I caught a small bird wave. Bird calls were noisy and the birds were hopping all over the mangrove trees, while some other birds were chasing each other.
Here are a couple of birds which I managed to capture on camera.
Nearer the beach, where the wind is strong, House Crows ride the winds. Here's one handsome crow taking a rest from its wind surfing:
To be continued ...