Jean ROBERT Nature and Travel Photography

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Pirolle de ceylan, Urocissa ornata.sri lanka blue magpie.. Cet oiseau fréquente les forêts denses et humides de feuillus, y compris les lisières des plantations de thé. Il vit à la fois dans les zones humides de plaine et dans les collines, entre 150 et 2100 mètres d'altitude..Endémique du Sri Lanka, il est confiné dans la partie sud-ouest de l'île (principalement provinces d'Uva et Central). .Singarajah rain forest.  Singarajah was declared a world heritage site in 1989. It covers 11,187 hectares of Sri Lankan lowland rainforest.Out of 25 plants endemic to Sri Lanka, 13 are represented in Singarajah and of the 340 woody species recorded in Singarajah, 192 are endemic to Sri Lanka. There is a high degree of endemism among the butterflies, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. 95% of the endemic birds of Sri Lanka have been recorded in Singarajah. ..
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