The Long Neck

The purple heron (Ardea purpurea) is a wide ranging species of wading bird in the heron family, Ardeidae. It is similar in appearance to the more common grey heron but is slightly smaller, more slender and has darker plumage. It is also a more evasive bird, favouring densely vegetated habitats near water, particularly reed beds. … Continue reading The Long Neck

Black Widow

The Little cormorant (Microcarbo niger) is a member of the cormorant family of seabirds.  Slightly smaller than the Indian cormorant it lacks a peaked head and has a shorter beak.  Captured at the Thalawathugoda wetland parks, Sri Lanka.

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