These photographs were captured at the Bundala National Park, Sri Lanka. Bundala is a paradise of winter migrants which harbors 197 bird species.
Bundala was designated a wildlife sanctuary in 1969 and redesignated to a national park on 4 January 1993.[cited] In 1991 Bundala became the first wetland to be declared as a Ramsar site in Sri Lanka. In 2005 the national park was designated as a biosphere reserve by UNESCO, the fourth biosphere reserve in Sri Lanka.
Quoted from Wikipedia
There are 7 species of kingfishers in Sri Lanka while only Pied-Kingfisher can hover over the water surface searching for a prey. The word – Pied is used because of his black and white plumage patterns. they usually found in pairs at costal areas. There are five recognized subspecies of pied-kingfishers all over the world.
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