The Nasty Boy

The spot-billed pelican or grey pelican (Pelecanus philippensis) is a member of the pelican family and a bird of large inland and coastal waters, especially large lakes. At a distance they are difficult to differentiate from other pelicans in the region although it is smaller but at close range the spots on the upper mandible … Continue reading The Nasty Boy

Tribe’s Flesh

Image - The house crow (Corvus splendens), The house crow, also known as the Indian, greynecked, Ceylon or Colombo crow is a common bird of the crow family. They are the cleaners or garbage recyclers of all the time. Animal world is genuine and the image captured at Bus stand, Borella when the crow was … Continue reading Tribe’s Flesh

Tropical Miracle

Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a national park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Image : Sri Lanka Frogmouth (Batrachostomus moniliger) The frogmouths are a group of nocturnal birds related to the nightjars. They are named for their … Continue reading Tropical Miracle

Wetland Parks, Thalawathugoda

Image : Whistling Duck   This whistling duck (Dendrocygna sp.) family captured at the dawn while they were foraging together. They are as a family while modern day human families drifting apart from each other. Image : Whistling Duck   Image : Purple Swamphen       Image : Monitor Lizard   Image : White … Continue reading Wetland Parks, Thalawathugoda

Bundala National Park

Bundala National Park is an internationally important wintering ground for migratory water birds and harbors 197 species of birds. Sunrise at Bundala NP is an unseen moment of most Sri Lankans, but the joy and the memorable sky stops the feelings for a moment.   Image : Cormorant (Phalacrocorax sp.)   Image : White Bellied … Continue reading Bundala National Park