Bodhinagala is essentially a bird reserve !
Situated some 50 kilometres east of Colombo, the Ingiriya reserve also known as Bodhinagala sanctuary excels in its bird population. The terrain made of slopes, streams and tracks is excellent for hiking and biking.
If you are in Colombo and wish to travel to the hilly regions through Ratnapura, you would want to consider stopping here to admire the rare and endemic birds here.
What can you expect to spot?
Hanging Parrot, Green Billed Coucal, Spur Fowl, Yellow Fronted Barbet, Layard’s Parakeet, Grey Hornbill, Malabar Trogon, Emerald Dove, Greater-crested Drongo, Dark-fronted Babbler, Black-naped Monarch, Tickell’s Blue fly catcher, etc.