Drive down to the coast

A photo of the devastating tsunami which struck the south and west coast of Sri Lanka in 2004 (internet)

We left our base at Tissamaharama this morning to drive to Mirissa on the coast, calling in at the stunning wetland of Kalametiya – devastated in the tsunami of 2004, when 30,000 people lost their lives. After lunch we had a gentle stroll along a nearby canal, in the process of which adding to our day list which finished at 90+. Not sure how this WiFi will hold out so I’ll stick to a few photos to reflect the days activities.

Asian Green Bee-eater – seen at Kalametiya
Indian Cormorant – look at the amazing feather detail!
A more familiar species to viewers at home – Common Kingfisher. One of four species seen this afternoon
Black-hooded Oriole at the nest
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