Endemic Birds in Sri Lanka
  Royal Botanical Gardens, Hakgala , Nuwaraeliya, Central Province

This botanical garden was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants and flowers. The diversity of trees creates diverse habitats for many species of birds such as Hill Mynah, Tickellís Blue flycatcher, Magpie robin, black headed Oriole and endemic Sri Lanka Hanging parrot and Layardís Parakeet.

How to get there
Hakgala is at few miles away from Nuwaraeliya on the Badulla Road.

Hakgala Map





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