Thursday 9 March 2017

Sri Lanka 15.2.2017

Second day in Kitulgala. New endemics included Sri Lanka Drongo, Chestnut-backed Owlet and Red-backed Woodpecker.

Sri Lanka Drongo

Common Emerald Dove

Black Bittern

Brown-breasted Flycatcher

Crimson-backed Flameback

Red-backed Flameback

Serendib Scops Owl
Oriental Magpie-Robin

Brown Shrike

Spotted Dove

White-bellied Drongo 
Sri Lanka Hanging-Parrot

Layard's Parakeet

Yellow-fronted Barbet
Legge's Hawk Eagle chick in nest.

Velvet-fronted Nuthatch

Grizzled Giant Squirrel

The bridge in the Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) was filmed close to this location.

Crossing the river to bird in the forest.

Small tea plantation.

Tight turn!

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