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MigrantWATCH 2015/16 started

31 Aug

‪#‎MigrantWATCH‬ 2015/16: It is time to keep an eye on migrants as the Migratory Birds season this year is getting started. Delivering a lecture on Migrant Birds of Sri Lanka on 22nd of August; Prof.Devaka Weerakoon kicked-start this year’s MigrantWATCH. A special program to observe Seabirds migration has been organized on Sunday 13th of September.

As this is the time many of the common migrants are due, please keep an eye on them and share your sightings. Following is a list of first sightings of some of the common migrants recorded last year.

* Blue-tailed Bee-eater: 31st of August
* Barn Swallow: 06th of September
* Forest Wagtail: 19th of September
* Grey Wagtail: 05th of September

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