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Talangama Wetland

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Wetland is great location for birding

I visited early morning. Many water birds were present.walking along the lakeside road took me... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
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
Sri Lanka
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Lake Road, Kotte, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This serene lake (or "tank" as they are called in Sri Lanka) is hidden away from the main roads and I was unaware of its existence until a friend too me there. Apparently it's a great place for bird watchers. What's concerning is that it's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rohansourjah
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

A wet land great for bird watching during monsoon. Best time to visit is match to June when most of the birds come here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rjpriyanka
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Visited here five times on different holidays and always come away with good photos... so good we now stay thereat Villa Talangama, an excellent base right on the lake. It is hard to believe you are so near to Colombo City in this quiet and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Roy L
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

I visited early morning. Many water birds were present.walking along the lakeside road took me close to the mangroves where birds could be observed at close proximity. In addition kingfishers and other birds were moving about on the hillside avenue, and among the house gardens....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank paulmnav
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

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 838titusd
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.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  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

Date of experience: September 2017
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.

Date of experience: April 2017
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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank X1105XOashleya
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

Date of experience: September 2016
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