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    Mirror Image (Stereoisomers)

    MSRP: රු5,000.00 You save 20% Mirror Image (Stereoisomers) yellow-billed babbler Birds Add to cart රු4,000.00 The yellow-billed babbler or white-headed babbler (Turdoides affinis) is a member of the Leiothrichidae family endemic to southern India and Sri Lanka. The yellow-billed babbler is a common resident breeding bird in Sri Lanka and southern India. Its habitat is scrub, cultivation and garden land. This species, like most babblers, is not migratory, and has…
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  • Birds of Sri Lanka: Pelargopsis capensis

    Pelargopsis capensis (Stork-billed kingfisher/Watura Anduwa/Manathudu Maha Pilihuduwa) The stork-billed kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis, formerly Halcyon capensis), is a tree kingfisher which is widely but sparsely distributed in the tropical Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, from India to Indonesia. This kingfisher is resident throughout its range. It is a very large kingfisher, measuring 35 to 38 cm (14 to 15 in) in length.The adult has a green back, blue wings and tail, and grey head.…

  • Parcel Cat

    Parcel Cat   Parcel Cat prints can be purchased by clicking the followingimage or visiting shop menu.

  • Sigiriya Panorama

    Sigiriya Panorama Sigiriya or Sinhagiri (Lion Rock Sinhalese: සීගිරිය, Tamil: சிகிரியா, pronounced see-gi-ri-yə) is an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres (660 ft) high. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle the Culavamsa,…

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    Snakes of Sri Lanka: Ptyas mucosa

    Ptyas mucosa (ගැරඩියා/කහ ගැරඩියා/Garadiya/Oriental Rat Snake)   Ptyas mucosa, commonly known as the oriental ratsnake, Indian rat snake, ‘darash’ or dhaman,is a common species of colubrid snake found in parts of South and Southeast Asia. Dhamans are large snakes, growing to 2 m (6.6 ft) and occasionally even to 3 m (9.8 ft). Their colour varies from pale browns in dry regions to nearly black in moist forest areas. Dhamans are diurnal, semi-arboreal, non-venomous, and fast-moving.…

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    If it Fits I Sit & Stare

    If it Fits I Sit & Stare Chootu’s adventures continue…..   You can purchase merchandize of “If it Fits I Sit & Stare” by clicking the below image or visiting “shop” page.

  • Cyornis tickelliae

    Birds of Sri Lanka: Cyornis tickelliae jerdoni

    Cyornis tickelliae jerdoni (Tickell’s blue flycatcher/Orange-breasted Blue Flycatcher/Tickell’s Niltava) Tickell’s blue flycatcher (Cyornis tickelliae) is a small passerine bird in the flycatcher family. This is an insectivorous species which breeds in tropical Asia, from the Indian Subcontinent eastwards to Southeast Asia. Its range stretches across all the countries from India to Indonesia. They are blue on the upper parts and the throat and breast are rufous. They are found in dense scrub…

  • Post-Penumbral Moon

    Post-Penumbral Moon   A total penumbral eclipse is a lunar eclipse that occurs when the moon becomes completely immersed in the penumbral cone of the Earth without touching the umbra. It is a narrow path for the moon to pass within the penumbra and outside the umbra. It can happen on the Earth’s northern or southern penumbral edges. In addition, the size of the penumbra is sometimes too small where…

  • Pycnonotus cafer

    Birds of Sri Lanka: Pycnonotus cafer

    Pycnonotus cafer (Red-vented Bulbul/කොන්ඩ කුරුල්ලා/Konda kurulla) The red-vented bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer) is a member of the bulbul family of passerines. It is resident breeder across the Indian subcontinent, including Sri Lanka extending east to Burma and parts of Tibet. It has been introduced in many other parts of the world and has established itself in the wild on several Pacific islands including Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, and Hawaii. It has also…

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