Monday 31 August 2015

Birds of Sri Lanka

Yet more pics of some of the 120+ species of birds seen during my recent family trip to the beautiful island of Sri Lanka.

Indian Nightjar - Udawalawe National Park  - 1 seen all trip + 1 probable Grey Nightjar

Malabar Pied Hornbill - only seen at Udawalawe NP

Indian Roller - c10+ seen, including one flock of 7 roadside on wires  

Spotted Dove - very common 

Black Headed Oriole - c10+ seen

Sirkeer Malkoha - 1 seen all trip

Jungle Fowl - Sri Lanka's national bird

Black Crowned Night Heron

White Browed Fantail - (above and below) a few seen but always very mobile and high up in canopy  

Brown Headed Barbet

Grey Headed Canary Flycatcher

Loten's Sunbird

White Browed Bulbul - fairly common

Greater Coucal

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