On the trip to Jaffna and down the western coast of Kilinochchi in the last few days I came across a lot of migratory birds near Maveliterai on the border of Jaffna and Kilinochchi district . Above and below the Painted Stork
This small island contains descriptions of 435 bird species including 110 migratory species. It has 26% of the total number of birds identified world wide.. During the Migratory period from November to February birds visit Sri Lanka. There are three main fly ways, Eastern, Western and via Andaman islands. Sri Lanka is a major migratory bird’s point because it is the last land mass of the world
The great white egret
A pelican on the Lake outside my apartment in Colombo.