Bird Watching at Galway's Land National Park

Galway's Land National Park

Escape and discover the dense montane forest of Galway's Land National Park. Encounter the mystical wild on a thrilling hike while learning about your surroundings.

Galway's Land National Park

Explore the dense montane forest at Nuwara Eliya

Galway's Land National Park is a small 27-hectare park with dense montane forest. It is situated within the city limits of Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, about 2 kilometers east of the city center. On May 27, 1938, it was formally designated as a wildlife sanctuary. Galway's Land is one of the most significant birding sites in Sri Lanka and harbours about 20 rare migrant bird species and 30 native species.

Wildlife at Galway

Animal spotting - Amidst the lush green forests, you can spot wild boar, barking deer and many other animals.

Bird Watching - Endemic highland birds, including the Dull-blue Flycatcher, and Yellow-eared Bulbul, and more. Migratory birds include Indian Blue Robin, Pied Thrush lurking in the denser undergrowth. The Kashmir Flycatcher is another attractive bird species that you may spot.

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