BIRDS & WILDLIFE

Sri Lanka is a remarkable country for birds. Although small, it has a wide range of climate and habitat and over 435 species of birds. Out of these,235 are resident and these include the most important 33 species that are recognizes as endemic to the country. A further 198 species have been recorded as migrants to country.

BIRDING SRI LANKA IS A TOUR OPERATING COMPANY SPECIALIZES IN BIRDING AND WILDLIFE TOURS IN SRI LANKA AND INDIA – WHICH ALSO CONDUCTS WILDLIFE AND BIRDING PHOTOGRAPHY TOURS IN BOTH COUNTRIES.

Places to Visit in SRI LANKA

Sri Lanka is a island of the Indian subcontinent, shaped like a teardrop falling from the southern end of India, situated between longitudes 79º 39E and 81º 53E and latitudes 5º 54N and 9º 52N. It`s 433km long from north to south and only 224km at its widest. Its area of 65,610sq km is about the same size as Ireland. Today Sri Lanka is considered one of the most bio-diverse areas in South Asia. Recent scientific evidence indicates that many of the plants species in the southwest of the country have a Deccan-Gondwana ancestry. On a global scale, Sri Lanka has been declared as one of the world’s 25 different hotspots in biodiversity.

Dambulla Cave Temple

Dambulla Cave Temple

Also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site (1991) in Sri Lanka.

POLONNARUWA

POLONNARUWA

The second most ancient of Sri Lanka's kingdoms was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu

Sigiriya (LION'S ROCK)

Sigiriya (LION'S ROCK)

is an ancient rock fortress and palace ruin situated in the central Matale District of Sri Lanka.

Testimonials

It gives us particular satisfaction when our clients take the time to acknowledge their satisfaction.

Thanks for a terrific birding trip. I'm amazed of the number of birds we saw and the great shots I could get in such a few days. Your knowledge of the birds and where to find them, makes you an ideal guide. Thanks for your patience, skill and company on a really great visit. Many thanks for the fantastic five days. Everything exceeded my expectations-the country, the bird and the pictures I managed to get. Next time I'll be back with my family! All the best!

Kevin Bartlett Brussels, Belgium

Kevin Bartlett Brussels, Belgium

29th July - 2nd Aug 2012

I was lucky with my choice of guide as he is a professional guide/driver with years of experience. He has excellent vision and good road-eyes, he is good with calls and has a comprehensive range of sound recordings, if you want a low-stress, hassle-free trip then Chandima is your man.

Michael Grunwell

Michael Grunwell

8th July-15th July 2011

Thank you for guiding us for 2 weeks in Jan and Feb 2011. Your knowledge and expertise made all the difference to our holiday. We don't really think of ourselves as

Stephen and Jane Cotton

Stephen and Jane Cotton

Jan and Feb 2011