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Bird watching

Sri Lanka is the best country in the world for it is indeed a birds’ paradise. Bird watching in Sri Lanka will entice many bird enthusiasts. With over 56 species of birds endogenous to Sri Lanka, found on the rivers, hill country, rainforest and by the coast, it is a twitches’ paradise. Out of a total of about 435 species of birds, nearly 251 are resident and 23 are endemic of which the majorities are found in the lowland wet zone and the rainforests of the hill country and others are migratory. According to the booklet recently published by one of Sri Lankans leading wild life companies there are 33 birds endemic to the country. Most of the endemic birds could be viewed at Sinharaja rain forests Horton plains National park and in the peal wilderness sanctuary.Quite a number of species of birds about 150 or so are migrants from the Temperate zone. With the island’s rich diversity of flora and fauna, and The amazing abundance of over 400 varieties of birds in Sri Lanka is facilitated many popular places to watch birds

Anavilundava, Kumana, BoondalaandKalamatiyalagoons are ideal sites for bird watching in Sri Lanka.
Sinharaja rain forestsforests is the peal wilderness sanctuary for bird watching in Sri Lanka
Excellent bird watching site in Sri Lanka, at theNorthern end of the Kurunegala range
Other important Bird watching location -Bellanwila, Muthurajawela, Minneriya, Kitulgala, Minipe , Wilpattuwa National Park, Hortan plains,Yala and Udawalawa National Park.In Additions to you can watch Birds throughout the country in pockets, lakes, mountains and river side’s during your travel.

Sri Lanka Tour specialist’s Sri Salike travels have reviewed over 120 traditional hotels and can provide expert advice on where to stay for stylish holidays or authentic bungalows located in the best bird watching locations across Sri Lanka. You can book online for bird watching holidays. Colorful and tropical birds visit the island at different times of year. Gray-Hornbil Little Green Bee eater,l,Ceylon flycatcher, Green beater, eagles, herons and woodpeckers are a few of the delights.