A study on non-breeding ecology and habitat selection of Kashmir flycatcher in Sri Lanka

BirdLife International (2001) stated that the Kashmir flycatcher (Ficedula subrubra) is a globally vulnerable species. It has a very restricted distribution and is generally confined to north western Himalayas, namely to the side valleys of Kashmir and the Pir Panjal range between the elevations of 1800 to 2400m. It is considered that the… [More......]

Prof. Kotagama has been elected to the global council of Bird Life International

It’s a great pleasure to announce that Professor Sarath Kotagama, Co-founder of Field Ornithological Group of Sri Lanka has been appointed as the Chairperson for the Birdlife Asia Council and also being elected to be a Member of the Global Council of Birdlife International.

Birdlife international is the world’s largest nature… [More......]

Camping at Nilgala by FOGSL

The Gal Oya National Park is rich in both fauna and flora and about 45 percent of the Park is covered by evergreen forest while a further 33 percent is taken up by savanna areas. The Park spans over 25,000 hectares in total and has three mountains within its boundaries Events

Observation of a Little Stint ringed during the last migratory season

Moray Souter a Scottish Nationalist who visited Bundala on 4th of December observed and photographed a Little Stint ringed by the FOGSL during the last migratory season (on 22nd January 2012). asia news

Birds of Wilpattu National Park

FOGSL latest publication – Checklist of Wilpattu birds is now downloadable asia news

Field Trip to Hill Country –

Next field trip is to Hill Country.

Dates :- April 28-1st May

Accommodation :- Basic.

Annual General Meeting 2011

Annual General Meeting 2011 will be held on Saturday 31 st March 2012 at 1430 hrs ………….. …….

fogsl membership service

BirdLife in Asia # 37

The Quarterly Newsletter 37

” Spring 2011 not only ushered in the migratory birds but also a devastating tsunami in Japan. The news of the outbreak of Avian Influenza in many parts of Asia, in particular, Japan, Korea and China, was overshadowed by the more dramatic impacts of the tsunami and its aftermath. Then later in the year, the floods in Southeast Asia made us postpone a Spoon-billed Sandpiper conservation workshop scheduled for November in Bangkok. . ……… “BirdLife Asia division latest news letter is now downloadable

asia news

Kedetta January 2012 issue

Kedetta is Sinhala language communication bulletin of Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka. malkoha cover page

HBW WORLD BIRD PHOTO CONTEST

Lynx Edicions, publisher of the Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) and the Internet Bird Collection (IBC) has announced the launch of the First Edition of the HBW World Bird Photo Contest with valuable prizes for the winners, including a first prize of US$10,000.