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Galway's Land National Park, Nuwara Eliya

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Galway's Land National Park is a small national park situated within the city limits of Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka. Having been declared as a wildlife sanctuary on 27 May 1938, the Galway's Land was elevated to the national park status on 18 May 2006. The park was declared to conserve the montane ecosystem. Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka considers the Victoria park of Nuwara Eliya and the Galway's Land as two of the most significant birding sites in Sri Lanka. Galway's Land harbours about 20 very rare migrant bird species and 30 native species. Apart from the avifauna, the park has valuable floral species of both native and foreign origin. Galway Forest Lodge is located close to the park.
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  • A birder's dream site. Quiet and peaceful with a couple of well-planned walking trails. Look for the Grey-headed Canary flycatcher and the Dusky blue. 
  • Visited in March 2016 and place was isolated except one official. We went early in the morning to see any birds. But could not find any. Walking through the jungle was bit interesting but finally noth...  read more »
  • We visited this reserve at around 12am. This is a very small bit of forest in the centre of Nuwara Eliy. Tickets are not cheap. The guy at the ticket desk told us it is 22 acres in total. Visitor walk...  read more »
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