Showing posts with label Kudagama. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Kudagama. Show all posts

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Bill-board feed for stray cattle, Kudagama, Avissawella, Sri Lanka.

Well fed cattle find the paste on the posters - wheat flour mixed with water -tasty.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Little Cormorant

Picture taken at Kudagama, Avissawella. The bird is cooling off after a dive.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Indian Robin - Black Robin, Kudagama, Sri Lanka.

The 'Black robin' looks like the 'Oriental Magpie Robin' but is totally black. It makes a hissing call unlike the Oriental Magpie Robin' which is a very musical bird. The male 'Black Robin' is black and the female is a greyish red. I took this photograph at Kudagama, Avissawella in February 2010. 

Thursday, February 11, 2010

?"Common bush-shrike', Kudagama, Avissawella, Sri Lanka

Photo taken in shrub jungle by a foot-path, Kudagama, Avissawella, in February, 2010. Camera used Fuji Finepix S 1500.

Monday, February 8, 2010

'White-rumped Munia', Kudagama,Sri Lanka

The 'White-rumped Munia' and the 'Scaly-breasted Munia' are often seen together. I took this photo within a few feet of the picture below on a bright sunny day in Kudagama.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Mining for gems in the Sithawaka Oya, Kudagama, Sri Lanka.

The river bed contain s gems in the Sithawaka Oya at Avissawella. Bamboo barriers are erected across the flowing water and the gravel is taken out and searched for gems. Saphires, rubies etc are found and make many a villager rich overnight.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Stray cattle, Kudagama, Sri Lanka

Stray cattle are a nuisance in Sri Lanka. se are let loose in the mornings by the owners and stray into any territory eating up the green plants. Very often they are on the roads causing danger to moving traffic. They find their way home to their owners in the evenings.

Monday, May 18, 2009

Wesak decorations made out of young coconut leaves, Kudagama, Sri Lanka.

I saw these wesak lights made of young coconut leaves to hold lighted oil lamps, on the bank of the Sithawaka Oya, Sri Lanka. I took this picture at sunset when the lamps were not lit.