Sri Lanka is a birds paradise with more than 420 resident species. And also there are 26 endemic birds. Most of them are found in the wet zone. Most of the endemic birds, such as the striking Red-faced Malkoha & Green billed Coucal can be seen around Nilwala river. You can enjoy the beauty of birds while visiting Mirissa. Around mid-August the first migratory species arrive in Sri Lanka. Large flocks of birds fly over from Northern India and also from Western Europe.