This is a really interesting article on Singapore’s Kebun Baru Birdsinging Competition; they’re trying to raise awareness to reduce poaching! Click through to the article below and check out how they hoist the cages up high on flagpoles!
At the end of the day, Muhammad holds a trophy with white and orange ribbons, a wide smile filling his face. His prized shama was ranked sixth in this month’s competition, but, as it’s been for centuries, social connection is the biggest prize. “At the end of the day, it’s not the cup or winning that keeps me going, it’s the friendships that motivate me,” says Muhammad. “Being part of the Kebun Baru community is what makes this hobby come alive.”