Grey-headed Fish Eagle on a low branch
Grey headed Fish Eagle, Sri Lanka
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Crested Hawk Eagle getting to the stream for a drink
Crested Hawk Eagle was staying alert before getting its drink
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Sunlight on Ruddy Mongoose face
The ruddy mongoose was foliaging on the undergrowth in the shade.
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Sri Lanka Leopard resting along a dirt track
Sri Lanka Leopard taking a break. It was wide in the open for a nice easy shot.
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Sri Lanka Leopard licking its paw
The leopard was so relax, grooming itself despite a few jeeps parked a short distance away.
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Sri Lanka Leopard resting on the dirt track
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Close-up of the licking action
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Sambar deer at Horton Plains
A large sambar deer found at Horton Plains
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Sambar deer keep a wary eye on visitors at Horton Plains. This one prefer to keep its distance.
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Green-crested Lizard eyeing on the dragonfly
A green-crested lizard staying motionlessly on a palm tree overhanging a pond. Waiting for the right moment to prey on the dragonfly.
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Kangaroo Lizard over a rock
A Kangaroo Lizard on a rock, keeping a wary eye on passer-by
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Sloth bear crossing a bridge
This sloth bear was crossing a bridge when our jeep encountered it. It hesitated for a moment when it saw our vehicle. But eventually, decided to move on.
Bengal Monitor Lizard on a palm tree
A bengal monitor lizard peeking at us
Lesser Adjutant in flight
A lesser Adjutant in flight in the middle of the day.
An agitated lesser adjutant spreading its wing
Lesser adjutant showing off its size
Shikra on a tree branch overlooking a river
A beautiful shikra overlooking a river
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Grey headed Fish Eagle low on a dead branch (Lunugamvehera National Park)
Grey headed Fish Eagle was quite common in Lunugamvehera National Park.
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Bengal Monitor Lizard looking for food
This Bengal Monitor Lizard was using its sense of smell to locate for food. It was seen digging the sands.
Spotted Deers on alert at Lunugamvehera National Park
These deers are one of the food source for the Sri Lanka Leopard.
A sub-adult tufted grey langur lying on a branch (Lunugamvehera National Park)
Turfted Grey Langur was settling down comfortably on a branch.
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Tufted Grey Langur resting on branch (Lunugamvehera National Park)
Getting ready to sleep
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Indian Muntjac (Lunugamvehera National Park)
An Indian Muntjac was seen heading down to the water pond for a drink
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Crested Hawk Eagle cooling down in a stream (Lunugamvehera National Park)
This crested hawk eagle was seen taking a bath in midday.
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Eurasian Wild Pig (Lunugamvehera National Park)
Eurasian Wild Pig was quite skittish. It was in the mud pool before getting up and walked away.
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Water Buffalo and calf (Lunugamvehera National Park)
A calf staying close to its mother.
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