Birding at Kirala Kele, Hiyare

13 Dec

The second field visit under the MigrantWATCH 2016/17 has been done to Kirala Kele wetlands, Matara on 04th of December. During the pilot trip conducted a week before on 27th.November to Kirala Kele – rare migrant Baillon’s Crake was recorded; elevating Kirala Kele as a birding hotpot with lot of top birders and bird photographers in the country visiting the site. The MigrantWATCH team consist of 20 individual birders who had teamed up with members of University of Ruhuna Birders’ Club and Rahula College Birdwatching Society. Altogether, about 50 participated the birding session at Kirala Kele. After Kirala Kele, the team left for Hiyare forest.

Group photo taken at Kirala Kele showing section of the crowd (c) Sanjeewa Seneviratne

Group photo taken at Kirala Kele showing section of the crowd (c) Sanjeewa Seneviratne

Kirala Kele Group photo - FOGSL team

Kirala Kele Group photo – FOGSL team

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