Sri Lankan Wildlife Checklists

Wildlife Checklists
FLORA AND FAUNA OF SRI LANKA

For the checklists of the rest of Asia see below.

Checklist of the Mammals of Sri LankaSri Lanka has just over 90 species of terrestrial mammals and close to 30 species of marine mammals. These range from the 108 tonne Blue Whale, the largest mammal on earth –  to the diminutive pygmy shrew, which is no larger than a matchbox.

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Checklist of the Birds of Sri LankaOut of the 446 species of bird recorded in Sri Lanka, 230 are resident species of which 33 are endemic to the island. Every year vast numbers of migrant birds arrive from around the world to swell the ranks of the residents, and scientists estimate over a million birds in total.

A Pictorial Guide and Checklist of the Birds of Sri Lanka is a lavishly produced checklist with photographic plates facing the checklist pages. Photographs of 281 species. The checklists contain a map of key birding sites in Sri Lanka, a booklist, a discussion on the uses of a checklist and the nomenclature, taxonomy and the status of birds as used in the checklistand includes 21 columns of tick boxes.

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Checklist of the Butterflies of Sri LankaThe island has 243 species of butterfly, which any casual visitor will come across a good number.

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Checklist of the Dragonflies of Sri LankaThe Ordonata (Dragonfly) comprise of one of the smaller and more ancient form of insect orders. Out of the 118 species of dragonfly recorded on the island, an astonishing 52 are endemic.

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Checklist of the Freshwater Fish of Sri LankaSri Lanka has 88 species of native freshwater fish, of which 44 are endemic.

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Checklist of the Amphibians of Sri LankaSri Lanka has 107 species of amphibian and out of them, over half are endemic.

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Checklist of the Snakes of Sri LankaA list of the 96 species of snake found in Sri Lanka.

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Checklist of the Tetrapod Reptiles of Sri LankaA list of the 78 Tetrapod reptiles found in Sri Lanka.

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FLORA AND FAUNA OF THE REST OF ASIA

Checklist of the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

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Checklist of the Mammals of South-east Asia

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Checklist of the Mammals of the Malay Peninsula

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Checklist of the Birds of Bali, Indonesia

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