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January 5, 2022

2021 Review

Filed under: Birds — Steve Happ @ 9:50 am

2021 Review – Malaysia to Sri Lanka

I started off 2021 at Langkawi in Malaysia. I had been here in Malaysia for about a year and had gone through about three lockdowns.

Golden Tree Snake
Golden Tree Snake (Chrysopelea ornata)

Pantai Cenang, Langkawi.. Malaysia. January, 2021. This snake was out the back of our guest house, near the tourist rice fields.

In the barrel
Arugam bay, Main Point

I flew to Sri Lanka in March and did two weeks in quarantine. We were able to surf out the front of the hotel, so I started surfing again after about seven years. I spent some time in Galle and Hikkaduwa and then spent most of my time at Weligama. More lockdown.

Crimson-fronted Barbet
Crimson-fronted Barbet (Psilopogon rubricapillus)

Jungle Beach, Galle, Sri Lanka. April 3. In July I managed to get over the other side, to the Eastern Province and did some surfing at Arugam Bay.

Arugam Bay Full Moon Poya
Arugam Bay Full Moon Poya

Alexandrine Parakeet
Alexandrine Parakeet (Psittacula eupatria )

The road to Panama, Ampara, sri lanka. I got charged by an elephant after I took this photo. It was worth it.

Gray-headed Fish-eagle
Gray-headed Fish-eagle (Haliaeetus ichthyaetus)

On the way back down south, I stopped off at Kataragama for a few days and went for a safari to Yala National Park. I ended up back at Weligama where I finished off the year.

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