Thangamale Bird Sanctuary

Thangamale Bird Sanctuary
Thangamale Sanctuary (Sinhala: තංගමලේ අභයභූමිය) is a sanctuary famous for bird watching situated west of Haputale town in Badulla District, Sri Lanka. It has 131 hectares of land declared as a protected area on 27 May 1938 at the behest of the tea planter Sir Thomas Lester Villiers (Ranasinghe et al., 2017). The sanctuary harbours a number of flora and fauna species endemic to the country.

In Tamil language, Thangamalai means the "Golden Hill".

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References
1) Ranasinghe, T., Hughell, D., Madhavi, B., Kadurugamuwa, G., 2017. Profiling Socio‐Economic, Environment and Natural Resources Baseline Conditions of Selected Tea Landscapes in Haputale/ Lipton’s Seat, Uva Province, Sri Lanka. ASLM – Alliance for Sustainable Landscapes Management and RA – Rainforest Alliance. p.25.

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This page was last updated on 17 August 2023
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