The Usual Lagoon

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 … Continue reading The Usual Lagoon

වනගත ජීවිත (Soul Wilderness)

"The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness." by John Muir සංචාරකයෙකු වීම පහසු ය. එහෙත් වන ජීවිත හඹායන්නෙකු වීම වෙසෙසින් ම උගහට ය. ආධුනික වන පෙත් ගවේෂකයෙක් වශයෙන් පසුගිය දෙසැම්බරයේ මම සිංහරාජය තුල දින දහතුනක් සැපිරුවෙමි. කුඩව පෙදෙසේ දින හතක් ද පිටදෙණිය කඳවුරේ දින හතරක් හා මෝනින්ග් සයිඩ් හි දින දෙකක් … Continue reading වනගත ජීවිත (Soul Wilderness)

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

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