Author: Malaka Rodrigo

April 6, 2021 Malaka Rodrigo

  The ‘Aluth Avurudda’ or the Traditional New Year in Sri Lanka is extra special for bird-lovers as Koha (Asian Koel) is considered the harbinger of the new year. Avurudu Bird Count conduct in the complete month of April is a citizen science project aimed at popularizing bird watching while encouraging record keeping. Participating ABC2021…

November 19, 2020 Malaka Rodrigo

Date: Sunday 22nd of November | Time: 10.30 – 11.30 am For the kids aged between 6 – 12 Please fill this form to get your kid registered for this session. COVID-19 නිසා අපේ දුවලා පුතාලා දැන් මාස කිහිපයක් තිස්සේ රූපවාහිනියට, දුරකතනයට එහෙම නැත්තන් පරිගණකයට කොටුවෙලා ඉන්නේ. ඒත්.. අපි ඒ තරම් අවධානය යොමු නොකරන…

November 15, 2020 Malaka Rodrigo

#GardenBirdwatch, #MigrantWatch, #COVID19 We are facing difficult time as the COVID-19 second wave engulfed Sri Lanka. While there is lockdown curfew for some, others are also required to stay at home for own safety, limiting the movements. Things would look pretty boring, specially for those who used to travel to wildernesses often for birding – but atleast…

April 14, 2020 Malaka Rodrigo

“ඔබ සැමට සුභ අලුත් අවුරුද්දක් වේවා..!! Avurudu is indeed a celebration of nature heralded by the song of the Koha (Asian Koel). This year, we are all lock down in our own places due to COVID-19 outbreak, but let’s use the opportunity to connect with nature through Avurudu Bird Count – a citizen science initiative…

March 12, 2019 Malaka Rodrigo

FOG-KIDS DAY 2019 will be held on 30th of March from 9.30- 12.00 noon at Department of Zoology, University of Colombo. Get your kids participate in this fun-filled event. Contact FOGSL office for more information.

March 12, 2019 Malaka Rodrigo

Annual Birdwatchers’ Conference 2019 will be held on 30th of March from 9.30- 11.00 am at Department of Zoology, University of Colombo. The theme this year is “Birders as Citizen Scientists in a Changing Landscape”. The Annual General Meeting – 2018 will be held afterward starting from 11.30am.

March 3, 2019 Malaka Rodrigo

Field visit o WIlpattu / Eluwankulam (Gange wadiya) will be taken place from 18th to 21st of April 2019. In order to confirm participation, please contact FOGSL office on 0112501332.

March 3, 2019 Malaka Rodrigo

The Children’s Art Exhibition of “Wake Up for Mother Nature” is organized by the University of Colombo’s Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka (fogsl), the SPEARS Foundation and the Rotary Club of Colombo West has been held from 26th February to 2nd March 2019 at the JDA Perera Art Gallery 46 Horton Place, Colombo 7….

February 20, 2019 Malaka Rodrigo

FOGSL monthly lecture of February will be held on Saturday 23rd February 2019. This will be conducted by Kasun Dayananda based on his research “Local Movements of Birds in a Modified Landscapes”. The lecture will be held at the Department of Zoology, the University of Colombo from 9.30am onwards. All are welcome.!!

February 16, 2019 Malaka Rodrigo

It is again time to pay attention to birds around us as global Great Backyard Bird Count(GBBC) is held on 15th – 18th of February Participating GBBC is very easy – just look for birds for at least 15 minutes and upload your list to eBird. Repeat as often as possible during the four…