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Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a national park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. According to International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Sinharaja is the country's last viable area of primary tropical rainforest. More than 60% of the trees are endemic and many of them are considered rare and was saved from the worst of commercial logging by its inaccessibility, and was designated a World Biosphere Reserve in 1978 and a World Heritage Site in 1988. The reserve's name translates as Lion Kingdom.

Bird watching Trail Sinharaja
The Sinharaja Rain Forest in Sri Lanka, an UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1989, is an evergreen tropical swamp rainforest comprising of moving landscape running from 300m to 1300m above ocean level. It is arranged towards Sri Lanka's south west, continuously expanding in tallness towards the Morningside slopes and covers a region of 11,250ha of woodland. The wide extend of land as it increments in tallness displays an assortment of indigenous habitats and perfect biological systems to a wide decent variety of botanical and faunal species which are for the most part endemic to Sri Lanka. Sinharaja is home to 95% of indigenous feathered creature types of Sri Lanka which make winged animal viewing in this rain woods as intriguing as ever to the two ornithologists and beginners. This woodland is renowned for the nearness of winged animal runs comprising of blended species that present an intriguing and vivid sight to bird watchers. The red-faced malkoha, green-billed caucal, blue magpie and Sri Lankan spur fowl are a couple of the endemic feathered creatures that can be located inside these backwoods reserve. Inside a solitary bird watching visit in Sinharaja, it is evaluated that one would have the capacity to locate a significant number of fowl species endemic to Sri Lanka.
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Trekking & Hiking Sinharaja
Trekking & hiking are the finest ecological rain woodlands on the planet which has been distinguished as an UNESCO World Heritage Site and in addition being a human and Biosphere Reserve. It's likely one of the most seasoned living biological communities, a place that positively merit a visit and a place that guarantees to satisfies its desires. Trekking & hiking amidst thick greenery of grandiose trees, interlaced with bushes, woody climbers, vines and littler trees, encounter a problem area of endemic species which incorporates more than half of Sri Lanka's endemic trees and woody climbers, well evolved creatures, feathered creatures, butterflies, reptiles, bugs and uncommon land and water proficient species. This incredibly lovely place is habitat to the Rusty spotted cats and Fishing felines, Sambar, Wild hog, Barking deer, Squirrel, Monkey, Porcupines and the uncommon Leopard among numerous different well evolved creatures and numerous reptiles, for example, Green pit snake, the mound nosed snake and the krait. The intriguing birdlife incorporates 160 types of which 18 of the 20-endemic species in Sri Lanka are originate here.
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