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Sinharaja Rainforest

Deniyaya
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Sinharaja Rainforest

Sinharaja Rainforest is home to 48 species of birds including 12 endemics thus presenting birdwatchers with an astonishing range of avifauna to observe. The Sinharaja Rainforest will leave a nature enthusiast quite bedazzled. Birdwatchers particularly will have an astonishing range of avifauna to observe. The rare birds present include the Red-faced Malkoha, the Sri Lanka Blue Magpie, the Ashy-headed Babbler and the White-headed Starling, the Green-billed Coucal is considered the rarest. Perhaps the most interesting feature is the presence of mixed-species foraging bird flocks, which is a phenomenon usually only found in rain forests. 100 flocks have been systematically observed, and studies have revealed that some flocks contained 48 species including 12 endemics.

Suitable for children:

Recommended for 3 years and above.

Duration:

Approx. 03h (Depending on interest, not inclusive of travel time)

Difficulty:

Easy

What to wear/bring:

Good shoes, light and comfortable clothing, sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat

Guided:

Guided visit. If unaccompanied by a guide a tracker can be arranged.

Good to know:

Tour done on foot.

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