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Birding in Sri Lanka

Birding in Sri Lanka has become very popular amongst wildlife enthusiasts worldwide. Owing to the island's tropical climate and the vast expanse of wetland reserves encompassing bird sanctuaries, Sri Lanka is truly a paradise for bird watchers and is the best destination for bird watching in South Asia. Whether it's a holiday with your family or an excursion with your friends, if you are in the pursuit of wildlife adventure Abans Tours will make your ultimate birding experience a reality.

An astounding abundance of over 400 species of birds can be observed in an array of natural habitats. Of these about 23 species are endemic to the country. Most of the endemic birds are restricted to the wet zone while some other species can be found in the hill country and sanctuaries throughout the island.

An astounding abundance of over 400 species of birds can be observed in an array of natural habitats. Of these about 23 species are endemic to the country. Most of the endemic birds are restricted to the wet zone while some other species can be found in the hill country and sanctuaries throughout the island.

Usually, the resident species of birds can be found at any time during the year whereas many species of migrant birds such as cuckoos, thrushes and harriers can be observed around mid August. Therefore, it's important to schedule your tour appropriately in order to make sure you catch a glimpse of as many interesting species of birds as possible. Explore the exquisite world of birds in their natural habitats in these renowned sanctuaries.