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Aiyyo! Aiyyo! — AIYYO penetrates the English Dictionary

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A Brilliant Kurumba Raider

Courtesy of Cyril Ernst …. Benedictine, Cricketer, Medical Doctor, dual International Crickter … AND …. a speiclist in Ceyloniana

Also visit https://www.beautyofbirds.com/srilankaparrotsparakeets.html

 

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Leopards For Sri Lanka

Chathuranga Dharmarathne, in Sunday Observer, 21 June 2021 where the title reads “Toursim, Economy and Sri Lankan Leopards”

Ecotourism, usually a form of nature-based tourism, is often known to be one of the fastest developing segments of the tourism market globally. In the last couple of decades, the authorities have begun to view ecotourism as a kind of economic key for supporting nature conservation although in general, this type of tourism is focused on nature. To be considered ecotourism, it must be environmentally conscious.

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Hollywood Films made in Sri Lanka

Courtesy of Dawn Gunasekera 

Elephant Walk –Bridge on the River Kwai — Tarzan the Ape Man  et cetera

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IPL Cricket Bubble perforated …. And …

HEADLINES Everywhere

  • Players Exodus from the IPL”The Australian, 27 April 2021
  • “Million-dollar Aussies begin mad dash to safety as Indian exodus looms” –7newscom.au
  • Australia’s Tye tips IPL exodus from COVID-hit India”Reuters in The Hindu

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Landscapes: From Arippu to Jaffna

Sent by Lalin Fernando in Colombo who received the ‘lot’ from A Friend in London; while another Friend in Colombo added this NOTE:

“As usual, the places of interest along the north west coastline, Jaffna (and surrounds) are so varied, the social ‘weave’ so interesting. Each unique element holds their own depth of history. It is impossible to encapsulate even a quarter of that depth and complexity in a short series of images.

I was compelled to attach a page on the bird life – to omit that would have been to leave out some wonderful sights at a beautiful time of the year.

I trust your contacts will enjoy the images and bring back some pleasant memories.”

Pix by Ian Lockwood

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The Essences of Australia — A Lampoon

created perhaps by one CROCODILE DUNDEE?

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Evenitude: Regular ‘Clients’ at Belair National Park

Cameraperson Amateur being Michael Roberts

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Lakshman Watawala’s Wild Life Video in Sri Lanka

Lakshman Watawala

posted on 21 February 2021 …. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEJpRasqJKA&feature=youtu.be

with this NOTE: “This video is made from photos I have shot at these locations in Sri Lanka : Kumana, Bundala, Sinharaja, Yala, Uda Walawe, Maskeliya, Horton Plains, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla, Galle and Kandy.” …

And supplemented here by some stills 

Leopards in Congress

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Mannar and Its Surrounds: Stunning Wild Life and Landscapes 

Nadika HapuarachchiTamara FernandoThilak JayaratneJanaka Gallangoda in MANNAR UNBOUND 2018

Mannar Unbound is a photographic documentation of wildlife and archaeological ruins of Mannar. The book is the result of over five years of fieldwork stretching across various seasons during which places were visited and then revisited in order to get the perfect shot……………………. .Dec 16, 2018

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