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
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.
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