Sri Lanka, Summary – March 2017

The process of identifying some of the more difficult species, such as amphibians, geckos, crabs, etc , is still ongoing, but everything else has been added to the species list, and is also listed below. Further species will be added to the main list as they are identified. Most of the key species I’d wanted to see, some of which I didn’t actually expect to see, were seen. I’d have liked to have seen many more snakes, and notable mammals not seen include the Indian Pangolin, the rest of the cat species, lorises… I feel we did well though.

All classes (210)
Actinopterygii (3)
Arachnida (2)
Aves (148)
Chondrichthyes (1)
Clitellata (1)
Diplopoda (1)
Gastropoda (1)
Insecta (17)
Mammalia (21)
Reptilia (15)

Catfish Sp.
Ceylon Logsucker
Wilpita rasbora

Golden Silk Orb-weaver
Tick Sp.

Ashy Prinia
Ashy-crowned Sparrow-lark
Asian Brown Flycatcher
Asian Koel
Asian Openbill Stork
Asian Paradise-flycatcher
Barn Swallow
Barred Buttonquail
Baya Weaver
Black Bulbul
Black-crowned Night Heron
Black-headed Gull
Black-headed Ibis
Black-headed Munia
Black-hooded Oriole
Black-naped Monarch
Black-necked Stork
Black-tailed Godwit
Black-winged Stilt
Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Blyths Pipit
Blyths Reed Warbler
Brahminy Kite
Brown Shrike
Brown-breasted Flycatcher
Brown-headed Barbet
Cattle Egret
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater
Clamorous Reed Warbler
Common Emerald Dove
Common Iora
Common Kestrel
Common Kingfisher
Common Moorhen
Common Myna
Common Redshank
Common Sandpiper
Coppersmith Barbet
Crested Hawk-eagle
Crested Serpent Eagle
Crested Treeswift
Crimson-backed Flameback
Dark-fronted Babbler
Eurasian Curlew
Eurasian Spoonbill
Forest Wagtail
Glossy Ibis
Great Cormorant
Great Egret
Great Thick-knee
Greater Coucal
Greater Crested Tern
Green Bee-eater
Green Imperial Pigeon
Green Sandpiper
Grey Heron
Grey Plover
Grey Wagtail
Grey-bellied Cuckoo
Grey-headed Fish Eagle
Grey-headed Swamphen
House Crow
House Sparrow
Indian Cormorant
Indian Peafowl
Indian Pitta
Indian Pond Heron
Indian Robin
Indian Roller
Indian Thick-knee
Intermediate Egret
Jerdons Bush Lark
Jungle Prinia
Large-billed Crow
Layards Parakeet
Legges Flowerpecker
Lesser Adjutant
Lesser Goldenback
Lesser Sand Plover
Lesser Whistling Duck
Lesser Yellownape
Little Cormorant
Little Egret
Little Grebe
Little-ringed Plover
Malabar Pied Hornbill
Malabar Trogon
Marsh Sandpiper
Orange-billed Babbler
Orange-breasted Green Pigeon
Oriental Darter
Oriental Magpie-robin
Oriental White-eye
Pacific Golden Plover
Paddyfield Pipit
Painted Stork
Pheasant-tailed Jacana
Pied Kingfisher
Pin-tailed Snipe
Plain Prinia
Purple Heron
Purple Sunbird
Purple-rumped Sunbird
Red-faced Malkoha
Red-vented Bulbul
Red-wattled Lapwing
Ring-necked Parakeet
Rose-coloured Starling
Ruddy Turnstone
Scaly-breasted Munia
Scarlet Minivet
Sirkeer Malkoha
Spot-billed Pelican
Spotted Dove
Sri Lanka Blue Magpie
Sri Lanka Drongo
Sri Lanka Frogmouth
Sri Lanka Green Pigeon
Sri Lanka Grey Hornbill
Sri Lanka Scaly Thrush
Sri Lanka Scimitar Babbler
Sri Lanka Swallow
Sri Lankan Junglefowl
Tawny-bellied Babbler
Tickells Blue Flycatcher
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
Whiskered Tern
White-bellied Drongo
White-bellied Sea Eagle
White-breasted Waterhen
White-browed Bulbul
White-browed Fantail
White-faced Starling
White-naped Woodpecker
White-rumped Munia
White-rumped Shama
White-throated Kingfisher
White-winged Tern
Wood Sandpiper
Wooly-necked Stork
Yellow Wagtail
Yellow-billed Babbler
Yellow-browed Bulbul
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker
Yellow-fronted Barbet
Yellow-wattled Lapwing

Whale Shark

Leech Sp.

Sri Lankan Giant Millipede

Giant African Snail

Asian Jumping Mantis
Blue Tiger
Ceylon Tree Nymph
Cicada Sp.
Cockroach Sp. 2
Common Bluebottle
Common Tiger
Crimson Rose
Euselates Sp.
Firefly Sp.
Gladeye Bushbrown
Great Eggfly
Leaf-mimic Katydid sp.
Pied Paddy Skimmer
Termite sp.
Yellow Waxtail

Black-naped Hare
Blue Whale
Golden Jackal
Grizzled Giant Squirrel
Indian Flying Fox
Indian Muntjac
Indian Palm Squirrel
Purple-faced Langur
Ruddy Mongoose
Sambar Deer
Sri Lankan Elephant
Sri Lankan Leopard
Sri Lankan Sloth Bear
Striped Dolphin
Toque Macaque
Tufted Grey Langur
Water Buffalo
Wild Boar
Wild Water Buffalo
Yellow-striped Chevrotain

Asian Water Monitor
Bengal Monitor
Black-spotted Kangaroo Lizard
Bronze Grass Skink
Common Green Forest Lizard
Green Sea Turtle
Green Vine Snake
Hump-nosed Lizard
Indian Rat Snake
Indian Star Tortoise
Mugger Crocodile
Saltwater Crocodile
Sri Lanka Flapshell Turtle
Sri Lankan Kangaroo Lizard
Whistling Lizard