Bird Watching in Bundala

From USD 90

The best place to observe winter migrant species as well as various resident and migratory water birds that use these shallow lagoons as feeding sites.

From USD 90

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DURATION OF EXCURSION :

MINIMUM 3 HOURS

 

LOCATION :

BUNDALA NATIONAL PARK

 

DISTANCE FROM HOTEL :

APPROX. 35 KM


TIME OF DEPARTURE :

0700 HOURS

 

SAFARI TYPE :

PRIVATE SAFARI JEEP 

 

CAPACITY :

MAX. 6 GUESTS PER JEEP

 


INTRODUCTION TO THE LOCATIONS:

The first wetland to be declared as a Ramsar site in Sri Lanka and a UNESCO designated biosphere reserve. An Important Bird Area (IBA) in the South Indian and Sri Lankan wetlands, the park hosts 197 species of birds of which 58 are migratory. Out of the 197 bird species, 100 are water birds of which 50% is migratory.

Being one of the best places to observe winter migrant species as well as various resident and migratory water birds that use these shallow lagoons as feeding sites, Bundala is a bird lover’s paradise. During the excursion, you will encounter Black Headed Ibis, Black Tailed Godwit, Painted Stork, Terns and many other bird species along with mammals, amphibians, butterflies and reptiles.

Excursion Starting point - Cinnamon Wild Yala

 

 

Route

  1. Route: Route: Yala