Friday, January 16, 2015

අලු කෑදැත්තා/Sri Lanka Grey Hornbill (Ocyceros gingalensis)


Common endemic bird found in forests and wooded gardens from lowlands up to mid hills, both wet and dry zones. It lives in pairs or small to larger flocks ( Large gatherings may be seen especially in fruiting trees ).  It feeds on wild berries, lizards, tree frogs and insects. The breeding season is from April to August and the nest is a cavity in the large tree.

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