Birds Watching Sri Lanka

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Birds watching sri lanka is a dream of every bird watcher because of these unique experience as to why the rich list endemic birds of sri lanka cannot be observed anywhere in the world.  That's why Birds watching sri lanka holds a top priority in the sri lanka tourism. Thousands of migratory birds including a lagre number of greater flamingos could be observed during the birds migration season in sri lanka.



Sinharaja Rain Forest is the most popular birding site to observe the endemic birds of sri lanka, such as the striking Red-faced Malkoha, Sri lanka Blue Magpie & Sri Lanka Green Billed Coucal, while birds such as the Sri Lanka Whistling Thrush and the Yellow-eared Bulbul reside in the hill country. Others, like the brilliantly plumaged Sri Lanka Junglefowl, and the shy Brown-capped Babbler can be found in forests and sanctuaries throughout the island.

Around mid-August the first migratory species arrive in Sri Lanka. Large flocks of sandpipers, stints, plovers, terns and harriers fly over from Northern India, Siberia, Scandinavia and Western Europe and settle along the lagoons and salterns of the eastern, north-western and south-eastern coasts. In the forested areas of Sri Lanka, migratory birds like tree warblers, thrushes and cuckoos can be seen.

There are many good birding sites in Sri Lanka but Sinharaja World Heritage Wilderness area, Bundala Ramsar site, Yala and Uda Walawe National Parks; Horton Plains are imperative for any birder. These will give all the endemics plus some other spectacular species.

Our bird watching tours sri lanka can be arranged with camping tours, sri lanka safari, sri lanka holiday packages, and sri lanka tour packages and for those those who are only interested in a birding tour also mostly welcome and can be picked from hotels in colombo or hotels in sri lanka.

We offer best birding tours in sri lanka with our experienced team consists of the sri lanka's best known personalities in the field for many years of birding. They have the expertise in where to find endemic birds in sri lanka, bird spotting, identify birds, birding hot spots, and migratory birds in sri lanka.

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