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MigrantWATCH 2014/15 launched

The MigrantWATCH for the season 2014/15 was launched on the last weekend of September with duel events organized by FOGSL. On 27th of September a lecture on ‘Migrant Birds of Sri lanka’ was held in University of Colombo. The event was participated by nearly 100 bird enthusiasts, both new and experienced. A birding… [More......]

Birding with the 3rd Eye Bird photography competition

Giving an opportunity for all the Bird Photographers to showcase their talent, the Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka (FOGSL) launched a Bird Photography competition titled “Birding with the 3rd Eye”.

The photographs can be submitted on 6 categories – Bird Portraits, Bird Behaviour, Bird Habitats, Endemic and rare birds, People and Birds, Birds… [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......]

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

Annual General Meeting 2011

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

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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.

2011 Beginners Bird Study Technique Field Workshop

FOGSL successfully concluded its annual Beginners Field Study Techniques Workshop recently, which was held from 14-17th July 2011 at the Rajarata University premises asia news

FOGSL Organizes an International Conference on Mixed Species Bird Flocks

International Conference on Mixed Species Bird Flocks and Forest Conservation from 5 -10th August 2011

The phenomenon of Mixed Species Bird Flocks (MSBF), in forest system has been well documented and studied in various parts of the world. These studies have resulted in unraveling the adaptive benefits of MSBF and understanding their composition… [More......]

The FOGSL Annual Wader Workshop

The Annual Wader Field workshop organized by the FOGSL was held at Bundala National Park and its
surroundings, including a visit to the Debora Wewa from 17-20th December 2010. …. ….. …. …..

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