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Talangama Wetland

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Lake Road, Kotte, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Watch Birds with their Musical Sounds, Other Animals in a Beautiful Picturesque Surrounding of Talangama Wetland.

It is a nice spot to see a good range of Sri Lankan birds and a pleasant stroll in any event.You... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Titus D
Sri Lanka
One of the best bird watching site in colombo.

Thalangama Lake is close to ITN and home to wetland birds, butterfly species, many types of... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Deepal S
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“lake road” (4 reviews)
Lake Road, Kotte, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

It is a nice spot to see a good range of Sri Lankan birds and a pleasant stroll in any event.You can do constitutional walk or stroll, watch nature at play, watch people shedding fat, while you too are struggling to do the same, walk...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Thalangama Lake is close to ITN and home to wetland birds, butterfly species, many types of fishes, dragonflies, damselflies, amphibians. One of the best bird watching site in colombo.

Thank Deepal S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is a small lake (Wetland area) in a residential area behind Wickramasinghapura (ITN). You can go for a jog on the carpeted road but it is very famous for bird watching as during the period of September to January you get a lot of...More

Thank Evarts123
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Tough to find. No one knew where it was. It's a large pond filled with Lilly pads. Many egrets, small herons with some buffalo wallowing in the mud. Probably not worth the visit unless you arrive early morning with a telephoto lens.

1  Thank mfdavison
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The Talangama Lake and Wetland is set in suburban Colombo and is in a fairly remote area. We were driving past on our way to a friend's house for dinner two days so did not see the lake in daylight. One can still experience a...More

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I am a wildlife and nature photographer and the Talangama Wetland is about 8km away from my home. So whenever, I feel like putting my gear to use, I take a drive to the lake in the morning. You can also take a boat ride...More

2  Thank Rayexpeditions
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Good place to visit with all. Children to grand parents would love it. Experience the Nature at this place.

Thank Hotel-Leala
Reviewed 25 July 2016

A peaceful drive if one is looking for a spot of urban birding. Recommend early morning as the best time. Ideally during the migratory season (Oct-Mar) but still worth a visit any time.

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 18 April 2016

This wetland attracts many sorts of birds in different periods of the year. There are 2 lake fronts and lots of marshy land, which is ideal to explore on bicycles. I take my 2 kids on Sunday mornings on bicycles and they just love the...More

1  Thank Channa B
Reviewed 28 February 2016

The Lake is located about 2 km from Thalawathugoda junction or 3 km from Pelawatta junction or 1 km from ITN. I ve been there several times. You can take nice snaps of the lake and paddy field. You must bring your camera. You can...More

1  Thank sandun t
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