Forest / Inland Birds Found in Sri Lanka

Location / Map of Sri Lanka

Below are photos of birds found (natives / introduced or vagrants) in Sri Lanka (previously known as Ceylon) - a country off the southern coast of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia. Clicking on any of the bird images will take you to the respective bird species page, with information and more photos.

Listing / Photos of: Owls ... Birds of Prey ... Doves / Pigeons ... Parrots / Parakeets ... Water and Wetland Birds

Listing of Other Birds found in Sri Lanka

Asian Emerald CuckoosAsian Brown FlycatcherCoppersmith BarbetsGreater Racket-tailed DrongoBaya WeaverBlack-hooded OriolesBlack-capped KingfisherBlack DrongoBay-backed ShrikesAshy PriniaSri Lanka FrogmouthCommon MynaCommon WoodshrikeWire-tailed Swallow (Hirundo smithii)Southern Hill MynaEuropean Bee-eaterBlue-faced Malkoha, Phaenicophaeus viridirostris Oriental Dwarf KingfisherBlack-crested BulbulIndian RobinGrey-breasted Prinia, Prinia hodgsonii,Malabar Pied HornbillsJungle Bush QuailOriental Magpie RobinPainted StorksJungle Prinia, Prinia sylvatica)Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica Red-faced MalkohasSlaty-legged Crake or Banded CrakeSpice FinchStrawberry FinchIndian Swiftlet or Indian Edible-nest Swiftlet, Aerodramus unicolorPlain PriniaRufous-bellied EagleSri Lanka Grey HornbillSri Lanka Blue MagpieTricolored Munia, Lonchura malaccaSri Lanka JunglefowlSri Lanka MynaStork-billed KingfisherWhite-browed FantailWhite's ThrushWhite-faced StarlingSri Lanka White-eye (Zosterops ceylonensis) - previously referred to as Ceylon White-eyeYellow-fronted Barbet (Megalaima flavifrons)



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