Initially situated at the end of Tiong Bahru block 53, the famed bird corner is one of the oldest bird corners in Singapore, dating back to as early as the 1960s. It was a favorite gathering place for the bird lovers from all around Singapore and even from overseas. Bird lovers return to showcase their pet birds and local residents revisit the arena after its reopening in 2007.

Bird Singing competition were held to commemorate the reopening of one of the oldest bird corners in Singapore. Currently the bird arena boasts more than 320 hooks with number tags.