Ahaspokuna Birds and Mammals list
BrR Breeding Resident UCWV Uncommon Winter Visitor ` PM Passege Migrent
R Resident UWV Uncertain Winter Visitor Pro:endemic Proposed endemic
UBr Uncertain Breeding Resident Va Vagrant PU Presence uncertain
WV Winter Visitor WVa Winter Vagrant Ra Rare
VCWV Very common Winter visitor VRVa Very rare vagrent NCS National Conservation Status 
RWV Rare Winter visitor SU Status Unknown GCS Globally conservation Status
VRWV Very rare winter visitor SV Summer Visitor
Birds List
  Scientific Name English Name Sinhala Name SpS NCS GCS Site Gan ella trail Bambaragala trail
Family - Phasianidae                  
1 Galloperdix bicalcarata Sri Lanka Spurfowl Sri Lanka Haban-kukula Endemic NT          
2 Gallus lafayetii Sri Lanka Junglefowl Sri Lanka Wali-kukula Endemic       * *  
3 Pavo cristatus Indian Peafowl Monora BrR     * * *  
Family - Picidae                  
4 Yungipicus nanus Brown-capped pygmy woodpecker Bora Esasi Gomara-karela BrR         *  
5 Chrysocolaptes lucidus Greater Flameback Lepita Maha-karela Pro:endemic NT   *      
Family - Ramphastidae                  
6 Megalaima zeylanica Brown-headed Barbet Polos Kottoruwa BrR     * * *  
7 Megalaima rubricapilla Crimson-fronted Barbet Rathmhunath Kottoruwa Pro:endemic     * * *  
8 Megalaima haemacephala Coppersmith Barbet Rathlaye Kottoruwa BrR     * * *  
Family - Bucerotidae                    
9 Ocyceros gingalensis Sri Lanka Grey Hornbill Sri Lanka Alu Kandaththa Endemic     *   *  
10 Anthracoceros coronatus Malabar Pied Hornbill Poru-Kandaththa BrR NT NT *   *  
Family - Alcedinidae                    
11 Halcyon smyrnensis White-throated Kingfisher Layasudu Madi-pilihuduwa BrR     *      
Family - Meropidae                    
12 Merops philippinus Blue-tailed bee-eater Nilpenda Binguharaya BrR       * *  
13 Merops orientalis Green Bee-eater Punchi Binguharaya BrR     * * *  
Family - Cuculidae                    
14 Cacomantis passerinus Grey-bellied Cuckoo Kusalu Gurukoha WV     *      
15 Phaenicophaeus viridirostris Blue-faced Malkoha Wathanil Malkoha BrR     *      
16 Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii Sirkeer Malkoha Pathan Malkoha / Atikukula BrR NT     *    
17 Centropus sinensis Greater Coucal Ati-kukula BrR     *      
Family - Psittacidae                    
18 Loriculus beryllinus Sri Lanka Hanging Parakeet Sri Lanka Giramaliththa Endemic     *      
19 Psittacula krameri Rose-ringed Parakeet Rana Girawa BrR     *   *  
Family - Apodidae                    
20 Hirundapus giganteus Brown-backed Needletail Pitabora Katupenda-thurithaya BrR EN     *    
21 Apus affinis House Swift Punchi Thurithaya BrR     * *    
Family - Hemiprocnidae                    
22 Hemiprocne coronata Crested Treeswift Silu Ruk-thurithaya BrR       *    
Family - Strigidae                    
23 Bubo nipalensis Spot-bellied Eagle Owl Ukusu Bakamoona / Ulama BrR NT   *      
Family - Caprimulgidae                    
24 Caprimulgus indicus Grey Nightjar Alu Bimbassa BrR NT   *      
Family - Columbidae                    
25 Streptopelia chinensis Spotted Dove Alu Kobeiyya BrR     * * *  
26 Streptopelia tranquebarica Red Collared Dove Rathmala Kobeiyya WV       *    
27 Treron pompadora Pompadour Green-pigeon Pompadoru Batagoya Pro:endemic     *      
Family - Charadriidae                    
28 Vanellus indicus Red-wattled Lapwing Rath-yatimal Kirella BrR     *   *  
Family - Accipitridae                    
29 Ictinaetus malaiensis Black eagle Kalukussa BrR         *  
30 Spilornis cheela Crested Serpent Eagle Silu Sarapakussa BrR     * * *  
31 Accipiter badius Shikra Kurulugoya BrR     *      
Family - Falconidae                    
32 Falco peregrinus Peregrine/ Shaheen Falcon Para Kurul Ukusugoya BrR/UWV VU       *  
Family - Ardeidae                    
33 Mesophoyx intermedia Intermediate Egret Sudu Madi-koka BrR         *  
34 Ardeola grayii Indian Pond Heron Kana-koka BrR         *  
Family - Threskiornithidae                    
35 Threskiornis melanocephalus Black-headed Ibis Hisakalu Dakaththa BrR   NT     *  
Family - Ciconiidae                    
36 Ciconia episcopus Woolly-necked Stork Padili Manawa BrR NT   *      
Family - Pittidae                    
37 Pitta brachyura Indian Pitta Avichchiya WV     * * *  
Family - Chloropseidae                    
38 Chloropsis jerdoni Blue-winged Leafbird Nilpiya Kolarisiya BrR     * *    
Family - Laniidae                    
39 Lanius cristatus Brown Shrike Bora Sabariththa WV     *      
Family - Oriolidae                    
40 Oriolus xanthornus Black-hooded Oriole Kahakurulla BrR         *  
Family - Rhipiduridae                    
41 Rhipidura aureola White-browed Fantail Bama-sudu Pawanpenda BrR     *      
Family - Corvidae                    
42 Corvus levaillantii Large-billed Crow Kalu Kaputa BrR     *      
Family - Campephagidae                    
43 Coracina macei Large cuckooshrike Maha Kovul-saratiththa BrR         *  
44 Coracina melanoptera Black-headed Cuckooshrike Kalu-his Kovul-saratiththa BrR     *      
Family - Aegithinidae                    
45 Aegithina tiphia Common Iora Podu Iorawa BrR     *      
Family - Muscicapidae                    
46 Copsychus saularis Oriental Magpie Robin Polkichcha BrR     * * *  
47 Copsychus malabaricus White-rumped shama Gomara Sitibichcha BrR       * *  
48 Muscicapa muttui Brown-breasted flycatcher Laya Dumburu Masimara WV            
49 Muscicapa dauurica Asian brown flycatcher Dumburu mesimara WV       * *  
50 Saxicoloides fulicata Indian Robin Indu Kalukichcha BrR     * * *  
Family - Sturnidae                    
51 Acridotheres tristis Common Myna Mayna BrB       *    
52 Gracula religiosa Hill Myna Salalihiniya BrR       *    
Family - Sittidae                    
53 Sitta frontalis Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Villuda Nalal Yatikuriththa BrR NT   *      
Family - Hirundinidae                    
54 Cecropis hyperythra Sri Lanka swallow Wehi lihiniya Endemic       * *  
55 Hirundo rustica Barn Swallow Atu Wahilihiniya BrR         *  
Family - Pycnonotidae                    
56 Pycnonotus cafer Red-vented Bulbul Kondaya BrR     * * *  
57 Pycnonotus melanicterus Black-capped bulbul Hisa Kalu Kondaya Endemic       * *  
58 Pycnonotus luteolus White-browed Bulbul Bamasudu Kondaya BrR     *      
59 Iole indica Yellow-browed Bulbul Bamakaha Guluguduwa BrR NT     *    
Family - Cisticolidae                    
60 Prinia hodgsonii Grey-breasted Prinia Grey-breasted Prinia BrR     *      
Family - Sylviidae                    
61 Phylloscopus magnirostris Large-billed Leaf Warbler Mathusu Gassraviya WV         *  
Family - Timalidae                    
62 Pellorneum fuscocapillum Sri Lanka Brown-capped Babbler Sri Lanka Boraga-demalichcha Endemic NT          
63 Rhopocichla atriceps Dark-fronted babbler Lanka Mudun Bora Demalichcha R     *   *  
Family - Dicaeidae                    
64 Dicaeum erythrorhynchos Pale-billed Flowerpecker Lathudu Pililichcha BrR     *      
Family - Nectariniidae                    
65 Nectarina zeylonica Purple-rumped Sunbird Nithamba Dam Sutikka BrR         *  
Family - Motacillidae                    
66 Dendronanthus indicus Forest Wagtail Wana-halapenda WV     *   *  
67 Anthus rufulus Paddyfield Pipit Keth Varatichcha BrR     *      
Family - Estrididae                    
68 Lonchura punctulata Scaly-breasted Munia Laya Kayuru Weekurulla BrR     *      
Mammals List
  Scientific Name English Name Sinhala Name SpS CoS Ahaspokuna
Family - Cercopithecidae              
1 Macaca sinica Sri Lanka toque monkey Sri Lanka Rilawa Endemic NT *  
2 Semnopithecus priam Grey langur Eli-wdura Indigenous NT *  
Family - Viverridae              
3 Viverricula indica Ring-tailed civet Urulewa Indigenous   *  
Family - Elephantidae              
4 Elephas maximus Elephant Etha / Aliya Indigenous VU *  
Family - Cervidae              
5 Cervus unicolor Sambur Gna Indigenous   *  
6 Muntiacus muntjak Barking deer Olu Muwa / Weli Muwa Indigenous   *  
Family - Suidae              
7 Sus scrofa Wild boar Wal Ura Indigenous   *  
Family - Hystricidae              
8 Hystrix indica Porcupine Ittewa Indigenous   *  
Family - Sciuridae              
9 Funambulus palmarum Palm squirrel Leena Indigenous   *  
10 Ratufa macroura Giant squirrel Dandu-leena Indigenous VU *  
Family - Leporidae              
11 Lepus nigricollis Black-naped hare Wal Hawa Indigenous   *