Travel smart in Sri Lanka

How to travel smart in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka is an amazing place to travel. It is a small island with an amazing diversity offering much to see and do for all types of travellers. With a booming tourism industry and a lot of tourism-related infrastructure being developed over the last decade, Sri Lanka has definitely diverged from the mainstream luxury tourism […]

Yellow Eared Bulbul at Horton Plains NP

Bulbuls of Sri Lanka

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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.

Minke Whale

Northern Minke Whale

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The Northern or Common Minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata), has two recognized subspecies, occurring as two separate populations that do not mix, namely the North Atlantic minke whale (B. acutorostrata acutorostrata) and the North Pacific or Scommon’s minke whale (B. acutorostrata scammoni). Minkes are also found in some areas of the Mediterranean sea and the Indian ocean. Some taxonomists […]