Hundreds of Asian openbill storks spotted in Singapore

Nature Society (Singapore) member Veronica Foo saw the first flock of more than 150 Asian openbill storks at the Kranji Marshes at about 7.15am on Dec 7, 2019.
Nature Society (Singapore) member Veronica Foo saw the first flock of more than 150 Asian openbill storks at the Kranji Marshes at about 7.15am on Dec 7, 2019.PHOTO: VERONICA FOO
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Asian openbill storks at the Jurong Lake Gardens on Dec 7, 2019.
Asian openbill storks at the Jurong Lake Gardens on Dec 7, 2019.PHOTO: LOW CHONG YANG
Nature Society (Singapore) member Veronica Foo saw the first flock of more than 150 Asian openbill storks at the Kranji Marshes at about 7.15am on Dec 7, 2019.
Nature Society (Singapore) member Veronica Foo saw the first flock of more than 150 Asian openbill storks at the Kranji Marshes at about 7.15am on Dec 7, 2019.PHOTO: VERONICA FOO

SINGAPORE - Hundreds of Asian openbill storks were spotted flying over the Kranji Marshes on Saturday morning (Dec 7) - an unusual sighting of a bird that usually forages in the rice fields of countries like Thailand.

Nature Society (Singapore) member Veronica Foo was volunteering at an event at the park in north-western Singapore when she saw the first flock of more than 150 storks at about 7.15am that morning.

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