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Jungles of Sri Lanka

Jungles of Sri Lanka

Jean C. Roché, Anthony Walker

Five concerts from most of the island's habitats, followed by a sound guide specifically isolating 43 particular species. 11 of Sri Lanka's 23 endemics are included, and many more species can be identified within the concerts with the aid of the informative colour booklet. 115 min.

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Common NameScientific Name
Sri Lanka SpurfowlGalloperdix bicalcarata
Sri Lanka JunglefowlGallus lafayetii
Common PeafowlPavo cristatus
White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
Red-wattled PloverVanellus indicus
Alexandrine ParakeetPsittacula eupatria
Rose-ringed ParakeetPsittacula krameri
Plum-headed ParakeetPsittacula cyanocephala
Layard's ParakeetPsittacula calthropae
Asian Drongo-CuckooSurniculus lugubris
Asian KoelEudynamys scolopacea
Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis
Jungle OwletGlaucidium radiatum
Chestnut-backed OwletGlaucidium castanonotum
Brown-headed Stork-billed-KingfisherPelargopsis capensis
White-breasted KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
Sri Lankan Grey HornbillOcyceros gingalensis
Brown-headed BarbetMegalaima zeylanica
Sri Lanka Yellow-fronted BarbetMegalaima flavifrons
Crimson-fronted BarbetMegalaima rubricapilla
Rufous WoodpeckerCeleus brachyurus
Black-rumped FlamebackDinopium benghalense
Greater FlamebackChrysocolaptes lucidus
Large CuckooshrikeCoracina macei
Red-vented BulbulPycnonotus cafer
White-browed BulbulPycnonotus luteolus
Yellow-browed BulbulIole indica
Common IoraAegithina tiphia
Spot-winged Ground-ThrushZoothera spiloptera
Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis
White-rumped ShamaCopsychus malabaricus
Brown-capped Jungle-BabblerPellorneum fuscocapillum
Indian Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus horsfieldii
White-billed BabblerTurdoides affinis
Grey-breasted PriniaPrinia hodgsonii
Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutorius
Common NameScientific Name
Large-billed Leaf-WarblerPhylloscopus magnirostris
Dull Blue-FlycatcherEumyias sordida
Tickell's Blue-FlycatcherCyornis tickelliae
Asian Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone paradisi
White-browed FantailRhipidura aureola
White-bellied DrongoDicrurus caerulescens
Sri Lanka Blue-MagpieUrocissa ornata
Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos
Black-hooded OrioleOriolus xanthornus
Hill MynaGracula religiosa
Sri Lanka MynaGracula ptilogenys

Disclaimer The species list above is in systematic order, the taxonomy and nomenclature of which generally follows the Wells World Birds list on Birder's Diary v3.0 (courtesy of Thayer Software:, with adaptations by WildSounds.
The Wells World Birds list is based on a classification created by Mic Wells.
Please note that the above list may not be in the same order or be a full and accurate representation of the species on the title concerned. We take due care to ensure the accuracy of the list, but should you find any errors, please notify us.

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