Saturday, February 12, 2011

Spotted Dove

Picture taken in my garden at Avissawella.

Sri Lankan Paradise Flycatcher - Male

Picture taken in my garden at Avissawella.

? Cormorant - Female.

I took this picture in the moat in front of the Dalada Maligawa, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Red-backed wood pecker - (Black rumped flameback)

I took this picture at Nawalapitiya, with a Fuji S1500, using a zoom of 12X.

Tickell's blue flycatcher

I took this picture amid heavy foliage at Kosgama. The blue flash in the greenery alerted me to this rare sighting in Kosgama.


'Once there were green-fields, touched by the sun,...'

 Modernisation has come to Nawalapitiya. Telephone and Electricity pylons with their accompanying wires, cellphone transmission towers on the hills and reams of coloured plastic despoiling the once virgin beauty. That is the price of modernisation.