BIRDS WATCHING

  • Birds Watching in sri lanka
  • Birds Watching in sri lanka
  • Birds Watching in sri lanka
  • Birds Watching in sri lanka
  • Birds Watching in sri lanka
  • Birds Watching in sri lanka
  • Birds Watching in sri lanka
  • Birds Watching in sri lanka
  • Birds Watching in sri lanka

BIRDS WATCHING TOURS IN SRI LANKA

Sri Lanka is one of the best places in the world to watch birds and is truly a paradise for all Bird Watching enthusiasts. The activity becomes more common especially around the bird sanctuaries and wetland reserves in the south east part of the island while the temperate climate is ideal for migrating birds.

Birding in Sri Lanka has become very popular amongst wildlife enthusiasts worldwide. Owing to the island's tropical climate and the vast expanse of wetland reserves encompassing bird sanctuaries, Sri Lanka is truly a paradise for bird watchers and is the best destination for bird watching in South Asia. Whether it's a holiday with your family or an excursion with your friends, if you are in the pursuit of wildlife adventure Abans Tours will make your ultimate birding experience a reality.

An astounding abundance of over 400 species of birds can be observed in an array of natural habitats. Of these about 23 species are endemic to the country. Most of the endemic birds are restricted to the wet zone while some other species can be found in the hill country and sanctuaries throughout the island.

An astounding abundance of over 400 species of birds can be observed in an array of natural habitats. Of these about 23 species are endemic to the country. Most of the endemic birds are restricted to the wet zone while some other species can be found in the hill country and sanctuaries throughout the island.

Usually, the resident species of birds can be found at any time during the year whereas many species of migrant birds such as cuckoos, thrushes and harriers can be observed around mid August. Therefore, it's important to schedule your tour appropriately in order to make sure you catch a glimpse of as many interesting species of birds as possible. Explore the exquisite world of birds in their natural habitats in these renowned sanctuaries.

  • Knuckles Range: Over 120 species of birds can be found in this mountain range located in Kandy.
  • Horton Plains: This is the only national sanctuary located in the hill country and is home to all six varieties of highland endemic birds.
  • Adam's Peak: Mountain endemic birds such as Dull Bull Flycatchers and Yellow Eared Bulbuls can be found in this sanctuary which is also the fourth tallest mountain in Sri Lanka.
  • Yala National Park: This reserve comprises of lagoons, water holes and other habitats that attract birds of prey such as White bellied Sea Eagle and Painted Storks.
  • Wasgamuwa National Park: Sri Lanka Jungle Fowl, Spur Fowl and Wooly Necked Stork are among the 100 species of birds found in the park.
  • Buduruwagala: this reserve boasts of rich bio diversity and is a favourite among wildlife enthusiasts.
  • Sorabora Lake: This reservoir is the best place to observe nocturnal birds.
  • Udawattakele Forest Reserve: This reserve is home to a variety of common species of birds. Some of the endemic birds in the forest are Sri Lanka Hanging Parrot, Sri Lanka Gray Hornbill and Sri Lanka wood Pigeon.
  • Kumana National Park: This sanctuary is one of the most prominent bird nesting grounds in Sri Lanka with a record of over 255 species of birds.

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