Sri Lanka: Fishing cat and Rusty Spotted cat trip:  13‐17 April, 2018 

SRI LANKA : March 20th to 26th 2017

By Alain Guillemont For my 4th trip to Sri Lanka, the 2nd with Michel Lejard, the main target was to look after 2 species missed during the previous visits: Rusty spotted Cat and Fishing Cat. For that, I asked a Sri Lankan receptive differ ent from those used during the previous stays: Bird and Wildlife […]

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Sri Lanka: Fishing cat and Rusty Spotted cat trip:  13‐17 April, 2018 

My overall aim was to try for these two cats with the additional bonus of multiple bats and there species that have been regularly seen and reported in other trip reports. In 4 nights we saw all 4 cat species found in Sri Lanka (Fishing,Jungle,Rusty Spotted and Leopard) and recorded 41 mammal species. Fishing cat […]

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Mammal tour of the western Ghats of South India October 2015

 By Uditha Hettige, Lester Perera, Deepal Warakagoda and Chinthaka De Silva of Bird and Wildlife Team Interestingly though members of Bird and Wildlife Team have been leading tours to south India since 2002, in October 2015 after much procrastination over the years we as a team was looking in to developing our portfolio with an […]

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Holly Faithfull & Susan Porterfield mammal tour – Uditha Hettige 2013-11-30

A 10 day special mammal tour with Holly Faithfull & Susan Porterfield. We visited low country dry and wet zone with a brief visit to hill country. We encountered 55 species of mammals. Highlights of the trip were seeing all the cats well, all the civets all mongoose (except brown) and all squirrels (except the […]

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Fiona Reid’s Sri Lanka tour. – Uditha Hettige 2012-12-11

I got the opportunity to lead the Fiona Read’s Sri Lanka Tour. Fiona has written and/or illustrated numerous mammal guides to northern and south America. I personally think it is a privilege to lead a mammal tour with Fiona. It was a 13 day tour with main focus on mammals. But the group consist of […]

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