On 8 February 2008, I went to Sime Forest with my mother. We started at Macritchie Reservoir Park, walking along the Macritchie Nature Trail, to the Treetop walk and to the Jelutong tower, then going back to the ranger station, leaving at Venus Drive, walking all the way out to the bus stop.
My mother and I reached Macritchie reservoir park at 7:50 am. Once we entered the trail, we were greeted by a woodpecker. It could have been a Common goldenback https://birdsrule.wordpress.com/2007/11/07/common-flameback/, Greater goldenback or Laced woodpecker. Look at https://birdsrule.wordpress.com/2008/02/09/greater-goldenback-or-common-goldenback/ for more information. After reading the comments, I think that it is a laced woodpecker.
(Will be continued in Part 2)