Grey Langurs at the famous Ruwanweliseya stupa in Anuradhapura, guardians of a land as old as time.
Sigiriya needs no introduction. Today the name of this UNESCO world heritage site is famous among so many people around the world, and is even considered to be the 8th wonder of the world by some.
On one of my recent travels to Anuradhapura, as we had nothing much to do in the evening, decided to climb the Mihinthale rock to watch the sunset. Turned out that we were not the only ones who had that idea. Continue reading “Mihinthale: A Langur’s evening”
Bulbuls are arboreal, small/ medium sized passerine birds. They usually have short necks, relatively long tails, short and rounded wings, short legs & elongated, slightly hooked beaks. Both sexes tend to look alike and are commonly found in pairs, except for the Black Bulbul (Hypsipetes leucocephalus humii) which is usually observed in small flocks. Other species may also sometimes join mix species flocks. Continue reading “Bulbuls of Sri Lanka”