Blue-tailed Bee-eater #Birding #SriLanka

Published February 24, 2017 in Field Notes

A fantastic bird to see and pretty common in Sri Lanka: Blue-tailed Bee-eater in Yala National Park.

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Pied Bushchat #Birding #SriLanka

Published February 24, 2017 in Field Notes

Pied Buschchat at Horton Plains, Sri Lanka.

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Juvenile Brahminy Kite at Bundala NP #Birding #SriLanka

Published February 17, 2017 in Field Notes

Another picture from Bundala National Park, a juvenile Brahminy Kite. This is the best location for bird photography in Sri Lanka in my opinion, particularly for waterbirds, but also great raptors like Grey-headed Fish-Eagle and Crested Hawk-Eagle. I love this place.

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Sri Lanka Blue Magpie #Birding #SriLanka

Published February 13, 2017 in Field Notes

The Sri Lanka Blue Magpie, one of the most sought after endemics in Sri Lanka. I could hear them near Kitulgala but couldn’t see them and photograph them until I was in Sinharaja, where they are much easier to find.

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