BIRDS WATCHING

BIRDS WATCHING

Sri Lanka is considered one of the best countries in the world for bird watching. Due to its favorable climate conditions in being a tropical island, Sri Lanka is a birds’ paradise throughout the year. Out of a total of about 450 species of birds that are found, nearly 250 are resident and 23 are endemic of which the majorityare found in the lowland wet zone and the rainforests of the hill country and others are migratory.
Locations renowned for bird watching are primarily the Sinharaja rainforest reserve; with the prevailing bio-diversity and climatic conditions here, you will find an abundance and variety of exotic birds. Other interesting locations for bird watching are Yala ,Lahugala (Bundala), Minneriya, Kumana, UdaWalawe, Kalametiya etc.

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