Chasing birds

Chasing birds

is in my blood

Diyasaru Wetland Park Thalawathugoda

This location is one of my local favourites; less than 30 minutes from home, a wetland with both natural and landscaped areas plus a large butterfly garden, home to many residents year-round as well as migrants during winters. As is now my habit, I was on the road while it was still dark and entered […]

Chasing birds is in my blood.

I remember admiring birds and trying to photograph them even as a teenager. When I was 16 I was gifted a Kodak Instamatic 110 – a basic point and shoot. I remember taking photos of birds in our garden in Ampitiya close to Kandy during the late 1980s. I wasn’t very successful as you couldn’t […]

Bird Watching in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka

I spent two days in Kurunegala in December 2017. My main challenge was to take photographs of birds. When I researched on the internet,  there was almost no mention of Kurunegala as having the potential for bird watching. All indications were that Sigiriya and Kandalama were the closest locations for birds. Anyhow, I decided to […]