The Sinharaja Forest Reserve
2013-05-02
 

The Sinharaja Forest Reserve is also known as the Kingdom of Lion Forest Reserve.

The Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a biosphere site of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and one of the few surviving Rain Forests in the world. This bio diversity site covers about 11,187 Hectares of area of pristine eco system consisting of protected birds, flora and fauna including rare birds, dragonflies, mushrooms and frogs.

Out of 830 indigenous flowering plants in the island, Sinharaja has nearly 500 plants and out 21 native birds species in the island, 17 birds species have made Sinharaja their home.




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