Friday, December 13, 2013

Wildlife sightings during tour of Mr. Raghunandan Kulkarni, Associate Vice-president of Indian Wildlife Experience 20/11/13 - 12/12/13

Mr. Raghunandan Kulkarni, Associate Vice-president of Indian Wildlife Experience was on tour in Sri Lanka from 20th November and Jetwing Eco Holidays was privileged to handle all ground arrangements for his tour. Mr. Kulkarni is also a keen wildlife photographer. Jetwing chauffeur guide U. L Naufer was his guide for his tour. 

Chauffeur guide Naufer & Mr. Kulkarni (From left)

Chauffeur guide Naufer sent us the following observations of sightings during Mr. Kulkarni's tour.

21st November 2013 - Dikkelle Forest Reserve

Three Red Slender Loris
Two Golden Palm Civets

Red Slender Loris - Image courtesy of Mr. Kulkarni
Golden Palm Civet - Image courtesy of Mr. Kulkarni


24th November 2013 - Kaudulla National Park

Elephant mating
Crested Hawk Eagle hunting a land monitor

25th November 2013 - Palutawa

Two White Bellied Sea Eagles
One Honey Buzzard
Brown Fish Owl (Male & Female)

26th November 2013 - Wasgamuwa National Park

Elephant mating
Elephant gathering

Elephants at Wasgamuwa - Image courtesy of Jetwing guide U. L Nauffeur
video

27th November 2013 - Gal Oya Boat Safari

White Bellied Sea Eagle
Grey Headed Fish Eagle
Flock of Birds




Images courtesy of Jetwing guide U. L Naufer

29th November 2013 - Kumana National Park

Rosy Starling
Brahminy Myna
Chestnut Headed Bee Eater
Stripe Necked Mongoose

3rd - 5th December 2013 - Yala National Park

Leopard cubs with mother
Crested Hawk Eagle hunting Pon Heron
Ruddy Mongoos hunting a Snake
Brown Fish Owl
Leopard on road

Leopard in jungle - 

Ruddy Mongoos hunting a Snake

Leopard
Images courtesy of Jetwing guide U. L Naufer

7th - 8th December 2013 - Whale Watching at Mirissa

Sea Turtles
Green Turtle
One Blue Whale
50 Spinner Dolphins


Blue Whale Diving at distance

Images courtesy of Jetwing guide U. L Naufer