Bundala Sri Lanka

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The national park is situated 245 kilometers (152 mi) southeast of Colombo and is a significant habitat with a diverse collection of plant and animal life. Bundala presents a magnificent collection of waterways, lagoons and variable landscapes, though the park’s most noteworthy feature is as a wintering ground for migratory water birds. This made Bundala the first site in Sri Lanka to be designated a Ramsar wetland.Following this in 2005, Bundala was declared a Man and Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. Over 383 plant species adorn the expanses and 324 species of vertebrates have been verified in the national park, this includes 32 species of fish, 15 species of amphibians, 48 species of reptiles, 197 species of birds and 32 species of mammals, 52 species of butterflies are counted among the numerous invertebrates in the region.

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