Sunday, April 16, 2017

Sri Lanka 2017 (Day 4)

My sincere apologies to anyone following my blog for the delay in updating this trip report.  Day 4 we were brought on an early morning safari to Horton Plain's and World's End.  We spent much of the morning watching for one endemic the Whistling Thrush but had no fortune.  But we did see loads of other good birds that included, Yellow-eared Bulbul, Paddyfield Pipit, Dark-fronted Babbler, Zitting Cistocola, Sri Lanka Woodpigeon, Pied Bushchat, Dull Blue Flycatcher, Indian Blackbird, Sri Lanka Bush Warbler, Oriental Honey Buzzard and lots of Junglefowl along with many more common bird species.

Yellow-eared Bulbul © John N Murphy
Dull Blue Flycatcherl © John N Murphy
Dark-fronted Babbler © John N Murphy
Cattle Egret eating worm © John N Murphy
Oriental Honey Buzzard © John N Murphy
Paddyfield Pipit © John N Murphy
Common Tailorbird © John N Murphy
Zitting Cisticola (Fan-tailed Warbler) © John N Murphy
Grey-breasted Prinia © John N Murphy
Sri Lanka Woodpigeon © John N Murphy
Sri Lanka Bush Warbler © John N Murphy
Pied Bushchat male & female © John N Murphy

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