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Indians take you in their agile dug-out canoes along winding rivers.


Start your Cuyabeno journey on Ecuador's most scenic wide Amazon tributary, the Aguarico River. Spend 3 nights in the Cofan Lodge, exploring the lower Cuyabeno and Zábalo Rivers.



Price: $ 499

 4 days

Children learning about the rainforest.


The Cuyabeno Loop explores the breathtaking scenery of lower Cuyabeno and Zábalo Rivers and the Cuyabeno Lake. Watch the amazing birds and wildlife. Pass 2 nights with the amazing Cofan Indians in the Cofan Lodge and enjoy 2 nights of comfort in the famous Cuyabeno Lodge.

Price: $ 799

5 days


Birdwatching by visitors of the Amazon in Ecuador


The Lagarto Cocha Expedition on hidden creeks and lakes is the best Amazon journey in Ecuador! Discover Indian tribes in Ecuador, Monkeys, Sloths, Dolphins. No other Amazon rainforest in any of the Amazon-Andean countries can match the wildlife viewing of Cuyabeno and it is far better than Yasuní!


Price: $ 1099

7 days

excursion on Lake Cuyabeno


The Cuyabeno Lake Program explores all the wild places surrounding the Cuyabeno Lake. Bonsai-shaped Macrolobia trees with the whispering of the mysterious prehistoric Hoatzin birds and the noisy Blue and Yellow Macaws. Our Cuyabeno Lodge is on the best location, because we were the first and chose the best location on a seasonal island in the Cuyabeno Lake itself.

Price: from $ 410

4 - 5 days


Alpacas in Chimborazo Wildlife Reserve are the domesticated form of the vicuñas.


Our Northern Andes Tour lets you get a taste of some of the best Andean National Parks, visiting the highest groves in the world: the Polylepis trees, the highest mountain in the world calculated from the center of the Earth, the Chimborazo with Vecuñas and Lamas, the highest active volcano in the world, the Cotopaxi.



Price: from $1149

5 days

San Rafael Falls


Our National Parks Tours take you on a fantastic journey along the best possible sample of Andean and coastal parks. They have been designed to complement Galapagos and/or Amazon cruises. They can start from different places, particularly Quito, Guayaquil and Cuenca. While the full program lasts 9 days, it is possible to make a limited selection of parks, like the 6 days' "Andes and Coast" module.

Price: $ 1999

9 days


Bartelome Island at Galapagos National Park


We have a fabulous selection of Galapagos programs, including cruises, island hopping, scuba diving or relaxing on one of the many different hotels varying from modest inns to deluxe resorts.



Price: from $ 550

from 3 days

Inca wall in Cusco.


A fabulous program for visiting the most famous cultural highlights Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. At the same time it serves as the Lima hub for the Peru National Parks Tour. This module is an extension to our National Parks Tour Ecuador and/or Galapagos National Park and/or Amazon Cruises.

Price: $ 1199

7 days

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Birds of Sri Lanka

Birds of Sri Lanka coded for abundance, breeding, migration, wintering, endemic, rare, etc.; 2000 pages on birds, nature, birdwatching, where to go birding, birds and nature pictures, nature conservation, equipment, bird feeding, etc. Welcome to the bird list of Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka is home to an impressive number of species of birds that vary from residents, that stay all year around, to breeding birds, that spend a good part of the growing season in Sri Lanka to raise their young, migrants who pass through Sri Lanka with the seasons, to wintering birds who like to spend a good part of the winter in Sri Lanka to escape colder conditions up north. While many species of birds are relatively common as they are part of the ecosystems of the state, it is always a thrill to stumble upon a rare bird or vagrant, that does not really form part of any the Sri Lanka ecosystems. Maybe it got lost during its travels between its summer and winter residence or it got displaced by bad weather.

Among the species of the Check list of the birds of Sri Lanka you can find  waterfowl and wading birds, a large suite of song birds, raptors, game birds, swifts and nighthawks, etc., many of which occupy several ecosystems simultaneously, as they fly to and from forests, meadows, shorelines of waters, cities and and urban green spaces. At Birdlist, we have developed a coding system that can help you predict when you may expect a certain species, with a code for seasonality, such as resident, nesting, wintering, etc. A code for abundance will give you a clue on the likelihood that you may actually see a certain species of bird. As we progressed with the coding, we realized that there should be a differentiation in the coding for "common", such as less common, common and very common birds. However, this would require reliable quantative data, which for most states, are not revealed by the commission of bird records. We hope to provide those in the future. In the meantime, enjoy the current Check list of the birds of Sri Lanka.

National bird: Ceylon Jungle Fowl







Francolinus pictus

Painted Francolin


Francolinus pondicerianus

Grey Francolin


Coturnix coromandelica

Rain Quail


Coturnix chinensis

Blue-breasted Quail


Perdicula asiatica

Jungle Bush-Quail


Galloperdix bicalcarata

Ceylon or Sri Lanka Spurfowl


Gallus gallus

Red Junglefowl


Gallus lafayetii

Ceylon or Sri Lanka Junglefowl


Dendrocygna bicolor

Fulvous Whistling-Duck


Dendrocygna javanica

Lesser Whistling-Duck


Anser anser

Greylag Goose


Tadorna ferruginea

Ruddy Shelduck


Sarkidiornis melanotos

Comb Duck


Nettapus coromandelianus

Cotton Pygmy-goose


Anas strepera



Anas penelope

Eurasian Wigeon


Anas poecilorhyncha

Spot-billed Duck


Anas clypeata

Northern Shoveler


Anas acuta

Northern Pintail


Anas querquedula



Anas crecca

Common Teal


Aythya fuligula

Tufted Duck


Turnix sylvatica

Small Buttonquail


Turnix tanki

Yellow-legged Buttonquail


Turnix suscitator

Barred Buttonquail


Picumnus innominatus

Speckled Piculet


Sasia ochracea

White-browed Piculet


Dendrocopos nanus

Brown-capped Woodpecker


Dendrocopos canicapillus

Grey-capped Woodpecker


Dendrocopos mahrattensis

Yellow-crowned Woodpecker


Celeus brachyurus

Rufous Woodpecker


Dryocopus javensis

White-bellied Woodpecker


Picus chlorolophus

Lesser Yellownape


Picus flavinucha

Greater Yellownape


Picus xanthopygaeus

Streak-throated Woodpecker


Dinopium benghalense

Black-rumped Flameback


Chrysocolaptes lucidus

Greater Flameback


Chrysocolaptes festivus

White-naped Woodpecker


Megalaima zeylanica

Brown-headed Barbet


Megalaima flavifrons

Yellow-fronted Barbet


Megalaima rubricapilla

Crimson-fronted Barbet


Ocyceros gingalensis

Ceylon Grey-Hornbill


Anthracoceros coronatus

Malabar Pied-Hornbill


Buceros bicornis

Great Hornbill


Upupa epops

Eurasian or Common Hoopoe


Harpactes fasciatus

Malabar Trogon


Coracias benghalensis

Indian Roller


Eurystomus orientalis

Dollarbird or Common Dollarbird


Alcedo atthis

Common Kingfisher


Alcedo meninting

Blue-eared Kingfisher


Ceyx erithacus

Black-backed Kingfisher


Halcyon smyrnensis

White-throated Kingfisher


Halcyon pileata

Black-capped Kingfisher


Ceryle rudis

Pied Kingfisher


Merops orientalis

Little Green Bee-eater


Merops philippinus

Blue-tailed Bee-eater


Merops apiaster

European Bee-eater


Merops leschenaulti

Chestnut-headed Bee-eater


Oxylophus jacobinus

Pied Cuckoo


Clamator coromandus

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo


Cuculus varius

Common Hawk-Cuckoo


Cuculus micropterus

Indian Cuckoo


Cuculus canorus

Common Cuckoo


Cuculus poliocephalus

Lesser Cuckoo


Cacomantis sonneratii

Banded Bay Cuckoo


Cacomantis passerinus

Grey-bellied Cuckoo


Chrysococcyx maculatus

Asian Emerald Cuckoo


Surniculus lugubris

Drongo Cuckoo


Eudynamys scolopacea

Asian Koel


Phaenicophaeus viridirostris

Blue-faced Malkoha


Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii

Sirkeer Malkoha


Phaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus

Red-faced Malkoha


Centropus sinensis

Greater Coucal


Centropus bengalensis

Lesser Coucal


Centropus chlororhynchus

Green-billed Coucal


Loriculus beryllinus

Ceylon or Sri Lanka Hanging-Parrot


Psittacula eupatria

Alexandrine Parakeet


Psittacula krameri

Rose-ringed Parakeet


Psittacula cyanocephala

Plum-headed Parakeet


Psittacula calthropae

Layard's Parakeet


Collocalia unicolor

Indian Swiftlet


Hirundapus giganteus

Brown-backed Needletail


Cypsiurus balasiensis

Asian Palm-Swift


Tachymarptis melba

Alpine Swift


Apus affinis

Little Swift


Apus nipalensis

House Swift


Hemiprocne coronata

Crested Treeswift


Tyto alba

Barn Owl


Phodilus badius

Oriental Bay-Owl


Otus bakkamoena

Collared Scops-Owl


Bubo nipalensis

Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl


Ketupa zeylonensis

Brown Fish-Owl


Strix leptogrammica

Brown Wood-Owl


Glaucidium castanonotum

Chestnut-backed Owlet


Ninox scutulata

Brown Boobook or Hawk-Owl


Asio flammeus

Short-eared Owl


Batrachostomus moniliger

Ceylon or Sri Lanka Frogmouth


Caprimulgus indicus

Grey Nightjar


Caprimulgus atripennis

Jerdon's Nightjar


Caprimulgus asiaticus

Indian Nightjar


Columba livia

Rock Pigeon


Columba torringtoni

Sri Lanka or Ceylon Wood-Pigeon


Columba punicea

Pale-capped Pigeon


Streptopelia orientalis

Oriental Turtle-Dove


Streptopelia chinensis

Spotted Dove


Streptopelia tranquebarica

Red Collared-Dove


Streptopelia decaocto

Eurasian Collared-Dove


Chalcophaps indica

Emerald Dove


Treron bicincta

Orange-breasted Green-Pigeon


Treron pompadora

Pompadour Green-Pigeon


Treron phoenicoptera

Yellow-footed Green-Pigeon


Ducula aenea

Green Imperial-Pigeon


Rallina eurizonoides

Slaty-legged Crake


Gallirallus striatus

Slaty-breasted Rail


Rallus aquaticus

Water Rail


Crex crex

Corn Crake


Amaurornis phoenicurus

White-breasted Waterhen


Porzana pusilla

Baillon's Crake


Porzana fusca

Ruddy-breasted Crake


Gallicrex cinerea



Porphyrio porphyrio

Purple Swamphen


Gallinula chloropus

Common Moorhen


Fulica atra

Common Coot


Scolopax rusticola

Eurasian Woodcock


Gallinago nemoricola

Wood Snipe


Gallinago stenura

Pintail Snipe


Gallinago megala

Swinhoe's Snipe


Gallinago media

Great Snipe


Gallinago gallinago

Common Snipe


Lymnocryptes minimus

Jack Snipe


Limosa limosa

Black-tailed Godwit


Limosa lapponica

Bar-tailed Godwit


Numenius phaeopus



Numenius arquata

Eurasian Curlew


Tringa erythropus

Spotted Redshank


Tringa totanus

Common Redshank


Tringa stagnatilis

Marsh Sandpiper


Tringa nebularia

Common Greenshank


Tringa guttifer

Nordmann's Greenshank


Tringa ochropus

Green Sandpiper


Tringa glareola

Wood Sandpiper


Tringa cinerea

Terek Sandpiper


Arenaria interpres

Ruddy Turnstone


Limnodromus semipalmatus

Asian Dowitcher


Calidris tenuirostris

Great Knot


Calidris canutus

Red Knot


Calidris alba



Calidris minuta

Little Stint


Calidris ruficollis

Rufous- or Red-necked Stint


Calidris temminckii

Temminck's Stint


Calidris subminuta

Long-toed Stint


Calidris acuminata

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper


Calidris alpina



Calidris ferruginea

Curlew Sandpiper


Tryngites subruficollis

Buff-breasted Sandpiper


Eurynorhynchus pygmeus

Spoonbill Sandpiper


Limicola falcinellus

Broad-billed Sandpiper


Philomachus pugnax



Phalaropus lobatus

Red-necked Phalarope


Rostratula benghalensis

Greater Painted-snipe


Hydrophasianus chirurgus

Pheasant-tailed Jacana


Burhinus oedicnemus

Eurasian Thick-knee


Burhinus recurvirostris

Great Thick-knee


Haematopus ostralegus

Eurasian Oystercatcher


Himantopus himantopus

Black-winged Stilt


Recurvirostra avosetta

Pied Avocet


Pluvialis fulva

Pacific Golden-Plover


Pluvialis squatarola

Grey Plover


Charadrius hiaticula

Common Ringed Plover


Charadrius placidus

Long-billed Plover


Charadrius dubius

Little Ringed Plover


Charadrius alexandrinus

Kentish Plover


Charadrius mongolus

Mongolian Plover


Charadrius leschenaultii

Greater Sand Plover


Charadrius asiaticus

Caspian Plover


Charadrius veredus

Oriental Plover


Vanellus malarbaricus

Yellow-wattled Lapwing


Vanellus indicus

Red-wattled Lapwing or Plover


Vanellus gregarius

Sociable Lapwing or Plover


Dromas ardeola

Crab Plover


Cursorius coromandelicus

Indian Courser


Glareola pratincola

Collared Pratincole


Glareola maldivarum

Oriental Pratincole


Glareola lactea

Small Pratincole


Catharacta antarctica

Southern Skua


Catharacta maccormicki

South Polar Skua


Stercorarius pomarinus

Pomarine Jaeger


Stercorarius parasiticus

Parasitic or Artic Jaeger


Larus hemprichii

Sooty Gull


Larus argentatus

Herring Gull


Larus cachinnans

Yellow-legged Gull


Larus ichthyaetus

Great Black-headed Gull


Larus brunnicephalus

Brown-headed Gull


Larus ridibundus

Common Black-headed Gull


Larus genei

Slender-billed Gull


Gelochelidon nilotica

Gull-billed Tern


Sterna caspia

Caspian Tern


Sterna bengalensis

Lesser Crested-Tern


Sterna bergii

Great Crested-Tern


Sterna sandvicensis

Sandwich Tern


Sterna dougallii

Roseate Tern


Sterna sumatrana

Black-naped Tern


Sterna hirundo

Common Tern


Sterna albifrons

Little Tern


Sterna saundersii

Saunders's Tern


Sterna repressa

White-cheeked Tern


Sterna anaethetus

Bridled Tern


Sterna fuscata

Sooty Tern


Chlidonias hybridus

Whiskered Tern


Chlidonias leucopterus

White-winged Tern


Chlidonias niger

Black Tern


Anous stolidus

Brown Noddy


Anous minutus

Black Noddy


Anous tenuirostris

Lesser Noddy


Pandion haliaetus



Aviceda jerdoni

Jerdon's Baza


Aviceda leuphotes

Black Baza


Pernis ptilorhyncus

Oriental Honey-buzzard


Elanus caeruleus

Black-winged / Black-Shouldered Kite


Milvus migrans

Black Kite


Haliastur indus

Brahminy Kite


Haliaeetus leucogaster

White-bellied Fish- / Sea-Eagle


Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus

Grey-headed Fish-Eagle


Neophron percnopterus

Egyptian Vulture


Spilornis cheela

Crested Serpent-Eagle


Circus aeruginosus

Western or Eurasian Marsh-Harrier


Circus macrourus

Pallid Harrier


Circus melanoleucos

Pied Harrier


Circus pygargus

Montagu's Harrier


Accipiter trivirgatus

Crested Goshawk


Accipiter badius



Accipiter virgatus



Buteo buteo

Common Buzzard


Buteo rufinus

Long-legged Buzzard


Ictinaetus malayensis

Black Eagle


Hieraaetus fasciatus

Bonelli's Eagle


Hieraaetus pennatus

Booted Eagle


Hieraaetus kienerii

Rufous-bellied Eagle


Spizaetus cirrhatus

Changeable Hawk-Eagle


Spizaetus nipalensis

Mountain Hawk-Eagle


Falco naumanni

Lesser Kestrel


Falco tinnunculus

Common or Eurasian Kestrel


Falco chicquera

Red-necked Falcon


Falco amurensis

Amur Falcon


Falco severus

Oriental Hobby


Falco peregrinus

Peregrine Falcon


Tachybaptus ruficollis

Little Grebe


Phaethon aethereus

Red-billed Tropicbird


Phaethon lepturus

White-tailed Tropicbird


Sula dactylatra

Masked Booby


Sula sula

Red-footed Booby


Sula leucogaster

Brown Booby


Anhinga melanogaster

Oriental Darter / Darter


Phalacrocorax niger

Little Cormorant


Phalacrocorax fuscicollis

Indian Cormorant


Phalacrocorax carbo

Great Cormorant


Egretta garzetta

Little Egret


Egretta gularis

Western Reef-Egret


Ardea cinerea

Grey Heron


Ardea goliath

Goliath Heron


Ardea purpurea

Purple Heron


Casmerodius albus

Great Egret


Mesophoyx intermedia

Intermediate Egret


Bubulcus ibis

Cattle Egret


Ardeola grayii

Indian Pond-Heron


Ardeola bacchus

Chinese Pond-Heron


Butorides striatus

Striated / Little Heron


Nycticorax nycticorax

Black-crowned Night-Heron


Gorsachius melanolophus

Malayan Night-Heron


Dupetor flavicollis

Black Bittern


Botaurus stellaris

Great Bittern


Phoenicopterus ruber

Greater Flamingo


Plegadis falcinellus

Glossy Ibis


Threskiornis melanocephalus

Black-headed Ibis


Platalea leucorodia

Eurasian Spoonbill


Pelecanus philippensis

Spot-billed Pelican


Mycteria leucocephala

Painted Stork


Anastomus oscitans

Asian Openbill


Ciconia nigra

Black Stork


Ciconia episcopus

Woolly-necked Stork


Ciconia ciconia

White Stork


Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

Black-necked Stork


Leptoptilos javanicus

Lesser Adjutant


Fregata minor

Great Frigatebird


Fregata ariel

Lesser Frigatebird


Fregata andrewsi

Christmas Island Frigatebird


Pterodroma baraui

Barau's Petrel


Bulweria bulwerii

Bulwer's Petrel


Bulweria fallax

Jouanin's Petrel


Calonectris leucomelas

Streaked Shearwater


Puffinus pacificus

Wedge-tailed Shearwater


Puffinus carneipes

Flesh-footed Shearwater


Puffinus griseus

Sooty Shearwater


Puffinus lherminieri

Audubon's Shearwater


Oceanites oceanicus

Wilson's Storm-Petrel


Pelagodroma marina

White-faced Storm-Petrel


Fregetta tropica

Black-bellied Storm-Petrel


Oceanodroma monorhis

Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel


Pitta brachyura

Indian Pitta


Drymodes brunneopygia

Southern Scrub-Robin


Chloropsis cyanopogon

Lesser Green Leafbird


Chloropsis cochinchinensis

Blue-winged Leafbird


Lanius isabellinus

Rufous-tailed Shrike


Lanius vittatus

Bay-backed Shrike


Perisoreus canadensis

Grey Jay


Corvus dauuricus

Daurian Jackdaw


Corvus corone

Carrion Crow


Strepera versicolor

Grey Currawong


Oriolus isabellae

Isabela Oriole


Oriolus auratus

African Golden-Oriole


Oriolus nigripennis

Black-winged Oriole


Coracina larvata

Sunda Cuckooshrike


Coracina fimbriata

Lesser Cuckooshrike


Pericrocotus tegimae

Ryukyu Minivet


Pericrocotus miniatus

Sunda Minivet


Pericrocotus flammeus

Scarlet Minivet


Rhipidura euryura

White-bellied Fantail


Dicrurus waldenii

Mayotte Drongo


Dicrurus macrocercus

Black Drongo


Dicrurus leucophaeus

Ashy Drongo


Dicrurus andamanensis

Andaman Drongo


Hypothymis coelestis

Celestial Monarch


Terpsiphone bourbonnensis

Mascarene Paradise-Flycatcher


Grallina bruijni



Tephrodornis gularis

Large Woodshrike


Monticola rufiventris

Chestnut-bellied Rock-Thrush


Monticola solitarius

Blue Rock-Thrush


Zoothera dohertyi

Chestnut-backed Thrush


Zoothera peronii

Orange-banded Thrush


Zoothera citrina

Orange-headed Thrush


Zoothera guttata

Spotted Ground-Thrush


Zoothera dixoni

Long-tailed Thrush


Zoothera dauma

Scaly Thrush


Turdus boulboul

Grey-winged Blackbird


Turdus merula

Eurasian Blackbird


Turdus feae

Grey-sided Thrush


Muscicapa sibirica

Dark-sided Flycatcher


Muscicapa dauurica

Asian Brown Flycatcher


Muscicapa ruficauda

Rusty-tailed Flycatcher


Muscicapa muttui

Brown-breasted Flycatcher


Ficedula parva

Red-breasted /-throated Flycatcher


Eumyias thalassina

Verditer Flycatcher


Niltava sundara

Rufous-bellied Niltava


Cyornis unicolor

Pale Blue-Flycatcher


Cyornis rubeculoides

Blue-throated Flycatcher


Cyornis turcosus

Malaysian Blue-Flycatcher


Cyornis tickelliae

Tickell's Blue-Flycatcher


Muscicapella hodgsoni

Pygmy Blue-Flycatcher


Culicicapa ceylonensis

Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher


Luscinia pectoralis

White-tailed Rubythroat


Luscinia pectardens



Luscinia brunnea

Indian Blue Robin


Cercotrichas leucophrys

Red-backed Scrub-Robin


Copsychus albospecularis

Madagascar Magpie-Robin


Copsychus saularis

Oriental Magpie-Robin


Trichixos pyrropyga

Rufous-tailed Shama


Saxicola leucura

White-tailed Stonechat


Oenanthe hispanica

Black-eared Wheatear


Oenanthe xanthoprymna

Rufous-tailed Wheatear


Oenanthe pileata

Capped Wheatear


Cercomela scotocerca

Brown-tailed Chat


Fregilupus varius

Reunion Starling


Sturnus senex

White-faced Starling


Sturnus erythropygius

White-headed Starling


Sturnus sinensis

White-shouldered Starling


Sturnus roseus

Rosy Starling


Leucopsar rothschildi

Bali Myna


Sarcops calvus



Gracula ptilogenys

Sri Lanka or Ceylon Myna


Gracula religiosa

Hill Myna


Sitta tephronota

Eastern Rock-Nuthatch


Parus afer

Grey Tit


Hirundo fuligula

Rock Martin


Hirundo concolor

Dusky Crag-Martin


Hirundo domicola

Hill Swallow


Hirundo tahitica

Pacific Swallow


Hirundo neoxena

Welcome Swallow


Hirundo senegalensis

Mosque Swallow


Hirundo nigricans

Tree Martin


Pycnonotus atriceps

Black-headed Bulbul


Pycnonotus melanicterus

Black-crested Bulbul


Pycnonotus leucogenys

Himalayan Bulbul


Pycnonotus xantholaemus

Yellow-throated Bulbul


Pycnonotus flavescens

Flavescent Bulbul


Iole olivacea

Buff-vented Bulbul


Hypsipetes borbonicus

Olivaceous Bulbul


Hypsipetes leucocephalus

Black Bulbul


Cisticola incanus

Socotra Cisticola


Prinia rufescens

Rufescent Prinia


Prinia gracilis

Graceful Prinia


Prinia flaviventris

Yellow-bellied Prinia


Prinia somalica

Pale Prinia


Zosterops modestus

Seychelles Grey White-eye


Zosterops erythropleurus

Chestnut-flanked White-eye


Sphenoeacus afer

Cape Grass-Warbler


Locustella lanceolata

Lanceolated Warbler


Locustella naevia

Common Grasshopper-Warbler


Acrocephalus baeticatus

African Reed-Warbler


Acrocephalus arundinaceus

Great Reed-Warbler


Acrocephalus stentoreus

Clamorous Reed-Warbler


Orthotomus heterolaemus

Rufous-headed Tailorbird


Phylloscopus borealis

Arctic Warbler


Phylloscopus borealoides

Sakhalin Leaf-Warbler


Schoenicola brevirostris

Fan-tailed Grassbird


Schoenicola platyura

Broad-tailed Grassbird


Pellorneum ruficeps

Puff-throated Babbler


Pomatorhinus erythrogenys

Rusty-cheeked Scimitar-Babbler


Stachyris melanothorax

Crescent-chested Babbler


Dumetia hyperythra

Tawny-bellied Babbler


Timalia pileata

Chestnut-capped Babbler


Turdoides striatus

Jungle Babbler


Turdoides rufescens

Orange-billed Babbler


Sylvia communis

Common or Greather Whitethroat


Mirafra erythroptera

Indian Lark or Indian Bush lark


Eremopterix nigriceps

Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark


Alauda japonica

Japanese Skylark


Dicaeum annae

Golden-rumped Flowerpecker


Dicaeum agile

Thick-billed Flowerpecker


Dicaeum melanoxanthum

Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker


Dicaeum hypoleucum

Buzzing Flowerpecker


Nectarinia adelbertii

Buff-throated Sunbird


Nectarinia zeylonica

Purple-rumped Sunbird


Nectarinia osea

Palestine Sunbird


Nectarinia habessinica

Shining Sunbird


Passer ammodendri

Saxaul Sparrow


Petronia pyrgita

Yellow-spotted Petronia


Montifringilla theresae

Afghan Snowfinch


Dendronanthus indicus

Forest Wagtail


Motacilla grandis

Japanese Wagtail


Motacilla flaviventris

Madagascar Wagtail


Motacilla citreola

Citrine Wagtail


Motacilla flava

Yellow Wagtail


Anthus hoeschi

Mountain Pipit


Anthus richardi

Richard's Pipit


Anthus campestris

Tawny Pipit


Anthus trivialis

Tree Pipit


Ploceus benghalensis

Black-breasted Weaver


Ploceus manyar

Streaked Weaver


Lonchura cantans

African Silverbill


Lonchura fringilloides

Magpie Munia


Lonchura molucca

Black-faced Munia


Lonchura kelaarti

Black-throated Munia


Lonchura leucosticta

White-spotted Munia


Heteromunia pectoralis

Pictorella Munia


Padda oryzivora

Java Sparrow


Otus sunia

Oriental Scops-Owl


Puffinus tenuirostris

Short-tailed Shearwater


Puffinus nativitatis

Christmas Island Shearwater


Thank you for visiting BIRDLIST WORLDWIDE on Sri Lanka. In this linked net of country pages you can find lists of birds, nature, mammals and national parks. Birds of Sri Lanka provides a Check list of the birds of Sri Lanka. It is a complete birdlist or bird list listing all the birds of Sri Lanka in ornithological taxonomic order. In Nature of Sri Lanka you can find nature related websites, like on birding, birdwatching, general ornithology, nature, nature conservation, national parks, protected areas, nature reserves, etc. In Mammals of Sri Lanka you can find the list of the mammals of Sri Lanka in taxonomic order. National parks, Nature reserves and Protected areas of Sri Lanka provides you with list of all the national parks and other protected areas of Sri Lanka.  Click on the following links for our web pages on Sri Lanka. /sri_lanka.htm




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