Ian Lockwood

MUSINGS, TRIP ACCOUNTS AND IMAGES FROM SOUTH ASIA

Monsoon Months In Sri Lanka

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Monsoon clouds over Sri Pada (Adam’s Peak).  (October 2007)

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Fruit Bats (Pteropus giganteus) above our house in Colombo. (October 2007)

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 Mist over Maskeliya Reservoir, Adam’s Peak Falls and the Moray tea estate near Hatton. (October 2007)

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Baby Russel’s Viper (Daboia russelii) that was my pet for two months. It now lives in a nearby wetlands on my way to work at OSC. (September 2007)

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An endemic Hump-Nosed Lizard (Lyriocephalus scutatus) juvenile  at Hiyare reserve near Galle. (October 2007)

Written by ianlockwood

2008-02-20 at 7:01 am

Posted in Around Sri Lanka

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