Photo Credits - Uvini Senanayake
The Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka was established with a few objectives in mind
- To bring together persons who are interested in the study and conservation of the birds of Sri Lanka.
- To generate interest among laymen and students of natural history in the study and conservation of birds.
- To institute, direct and carry out a programme of field study, island wide on various aspects of bird biology.
- To establish links with other groups in other parts of the world with similar interest
FOGSL is the national affiliate of the BirdLife International; the largest bird conservation society in the world. FOGSL received the BirdLife conservation achievement award in 1999 for outstanding contributions to the field of bird conservation and study.
Executive Committee for the year 2017-2018
Following are office bearers elected at the FOGSL Annual General Meeting held on the 22nd of March, 2016
Vidyajothi Emeritus Prof. Sarath Kotagama
Prof. Devaka Weerakoon
Dr. Nishanthi Perera
Dr. Sampath Seneviratne
Susantha De Silva
Prof. Wipula Yapa
(Representative for Department of Zoology)
Himesh Dilruwan Jayasinghe
FOGSL Members contribute towards conservation and citizen science in high capacity. You also can become a member and contribute towards this great cause.
To become a member you can either write to our address or come visit us at our offices.
Different types of membership are available from FOGSL
|Membership type||Geared towards||Validity period||Fee|
|Student/Child||School and university students and children||1 Year||Rs. 50.00|
|General Member||A general membership for those who seek it||1 Year||Rs. 200.00|
|Affiliate Member||For groups of people/families registering under one name||1 Year||Rs. 500.00|
|Life Member||For those seeking a lifetime membership of FOGSL||Lifetime||Rs. 2500.00|
|Foreign Member||For foreign birders and conservationists||1 Year||$ 10.00|
|Corporate Member||For companies and hotels||1 Year||Rs. 5000.00|
Click on the above icon to download a PDF membership form that you can fill out and send to us.
Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka, Department of Zoology, University of Colombo, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2501332
+94 11 2592609
+94 11 2592604