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Pulau Tekukor

Habitats: Natural rocky cliffs with some coastal vegetation, rocky shores. Flats rubbly with sparse reefs, some seagrasses.
1 13.847'N 103 50.267'E
13ha, 700m x 150m
(from Google Earth and Earth Point)

Facilities: Disused jetty.
Conservation status: Listed for use as 'Sports and Recreation' in the URA Master Plan 2008, i.e., "Area to be used or intended to be used mainly for sports and recreational purposes." Status not indicated in Parks and Waterbodies Plan. It is managed by Sentosa Leisure Group.

Current conservation activities: It is sometimes visited for scientific studies.

History:
The island was formerly used as an army dump which has since been closed in the 1980's.
About the name: Pulau=Island; Tekukor=Dove. It was previously also known as Pulau Penyanbong. Penyabong=Joined together.

Landscape views of Pulau Tekukor from wildsingapore flickr
Highlights of marine life at Pulau Tekukor from wildsingapore flickr
All photos of Pulau Tekukor from wildsingapore flickr

Blog posts about Pulau Tekukor on wild shores of singapore and the Hantu Blog

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