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Jetwing Yala

Jetwing Yala

By Juliet Coombe

Stalking leopards, elephants gathering by a waterhole, Yala sloth bears standing on their hind legs hand picking Palu berries from the bushes from June until July, are all unforgettable experiences, but nothing as exhilarating as wave surfing in the ...

Sri Lanka’s Cuckoo

Sri Lanka’s Cuckoo

By Royston Ellis

From now until August, the unmistakable, intrusive call of Sri Lanka’s cuckoo heralds the New Year season, and (as with the cuckoo announcing Spring in England), it is an essential part of nature’s seasonal ritual and chorus. This equivalent of t...

Endangered Neighbours

Endangered Neighbours

By Royston Ellis

I was surprised to learn recently that I am living with an endangered species of neighbours whose survival is in serious jeopardy. When I hear a rumble on my roof I know that the jolly creatures that often picnic in my garden are taking a short cut c...