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Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka Junglefowl, the country’s national bird, also an endemic: Photo by Blair Dudeck

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Sri Lanka! This tropical island nation in the Indian Ocean is known for its lush rainforests, expansive wetlands, and scenic coastlines, providing a variety of habitats for a diverse range of bird species. Sri Lanka is home to numerous endemic birds, making it a must-visit destination for birdwatchers. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that highlight the avian wonders of Sri Lanka. From the stunning Sri Lanka Junglefowl, the island’s national bird, to the vibrant colors of the Purple-rumped Sunbird in the gardens, Sri Lanka’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s rich natural beauty. Whether you’re observing birds in the misty mountains of the central highlands or exploring the lush rainforests of Sinharaja, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Sri Lankan birds.