Birdwatching in Sri Lanka

Birdwatching is a hobby or an occupation that can be done by anyone in this world.

we can find about 452 species in Sri Lanka. There are 35 endemic birds and 75 vagrants.

we can do bird watching in many areas in SriLanka.The places such as..... Bellanwilla marsh, Talangama tanks, Kitulagala forest, The peak wilderness sanctuary, Bohindigala forest and Sinharaja rain forest and there are many other places we can find in Sri Lanka.



1. Sinharaja Forest reserve

The Sinharaja forest is a world Heritage in Sri Lanka, It is 33km's long and has almost every endemic bird in Sri Lanka, We can visit there any time of the year but might rain after the migrating season. Sinharaja forest has small streams and pond and fields and most importantly Bird flocks.

Birds: Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Yellow-browed bulbul, White-browed bulbul, Black bulbul, Sri Lankan scimitar babbler, Yellow-fronted barbet, Crested Goshawk, Besra, Crimson-fronted barbet, Coppersmith barbet, Red-vented bulbul, Stork-billed kingfisher, Dwarf Kingfisher, Black-capped bulbul, Sri Lanka lorikeet, layards parakeet, Sri Lanka bay owl, Serendib Scops-owl, Oriental Scops-owl, Chestnut-backed owlet, Brown hawk owl, Collared scops owl, Forest Eagle owl, Sri Lanka White-eye, Oriental white eye, Ashy-headed laughing thrush, Rufous woodpecker, Orange-billed babbler, Lotens sunbird, pale-billed flowerpecker, Legge's flower, Brown-breasted flowerpecker, Asian paradise flycatcher, Asian brown flycatcher, Tickell's blue flycatcher, Black-naped Monarch, Dark-fronted babbler, Sri Lanka blue magpie, Red-faced Malkoha.

Bird watching sites in sri lanka (map)

Bird watching sites in Sri Lanka