Sri Lanka is a remarkable country for birds. It has a wide range of climate and habitat and over 435 species of birds.
Sri Lanka is one of the best a paradise for all Bird Watching enthusiasts in the world to watch birds. Sri Lanka is home to more than 400 bird species with around 23 endemics and 200 migratory birds arriving from India, Siberia, Scandinavia and Western Europe. The best time for Bird Watching to visit the island is latter part of the year. The month of December has been declared as the National Bird Month by the Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka, the national affiliate of Bird Life International.
Colorful and tropical birds visit the island at different times of the year following air currents. Ceylon flycatcher, Green beater, eagles, herons and woodpeckers are a few of them.