26 May (Sat): Talk on "Biodiversity Apps for iPhone users"

The talk will share more about Bird and Butterfly Watching in Singapore - Using the Bird and Butterfly Apps.

Bird App: The talk will show users how easy it is to find and identify the species using the four different viewing galleries and search via groups, rarity and habitats.

Speaker: Alan OwYong is the Chairperson of the Bird Group and a member of the Nature Society (Singapore) Council. He has been a past Treasurer of the Society since joining the Malayan Nature Society in 1985 and the Nature Society (Singapore) in 1991. As an avid bird watcher with the Bird Group for the past 28 years, he has taken part in hundreds of birds and nature surveys for conservation proposals.

Butterfly App: The Nature Society of Singapore's (NSS) Butterfly Application for smart phones features 440 awe-inspiring photographs of butterflies found in Singapore.

Speaker: Anuj Jain is an active member of the Butterfly Interest Group, NSS. He coordinates several projects for the group including the ongoing Butterfly Trail @ Orchard project with Gan Cheong Weei (Chairperson, NSS Butterfly Interest Group). Anuj is also pursuing his PhD at the Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore in the field of urban ecology and butterfly conservation.

This talk is part of the Festival of Biodiversity! The passionate nature community comes together to share the mind-boggling biodiversity from our forests to seashores, even our backyards and parks!  

Time: 2pm
Venue: Function Room, Singapore Botanic Gardens location map
Website and contact: http://festivalofbiodiversitysingapore.wordpress.com/programme/concurrent-events/talks/

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