Saturday, 5 December 2015

Sri Lanka, Gin River to Kithulgala

 Sri Lanka Grey Hornbill (Endemic)
 Orange-billed Babbler (Endemic)
 Stork-billed Kingfisher
 Striated Heron
 Blue-tailed Bee-eater (with Lesser Sand Plovers)
 Greater Sand Plover (rear) with Lesser Sand Plover
 Little/Saunder's Tern, Common Tern, Greater Crested Tern, Lesser Crested Tern
 Greater Crested Tern, Lesser Crested Tern, Common Tern, Gull-billed Tern and Little/Saunder's Tern
 Blyth's Reed Warbler
 Water Monitor
Palm Squirrel

Currently on a birding trip to Sri Lanka, looking for the local 30+ (depending on taxonomic authority)  endemic species. So far we've had Sri Lanka Grey Hornbill, Sri Lanka Green Pigeon, Chestnut-backed Owlet, Lesser Sri Lanka Flameback, Sri Lanka Hanging Parrot, Emerald Collared (Layard's) Parakeet and Orange-billed Babbler. 

Will post a full trip report at the end.  

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