Thursday, March 20, 2014

Hiyare Workshop

Posted by yza On 5:02 AM
Workshop Conducted by the Research Committee of YZA on Research for Conservation was at Hiyare. A low country tropical rain forest, Hiyare has a large man-made lake within its boundaries. Endemic species recorded at the Hiyare rainforest include the Sri Lankan Green Pigeon, Ceylon Rose, Two-spotted Threadtail, Black Ruby Barb, Sri Lankan Green Pit Viper and the Sri Lanka Purple-faced Leaf Monkey.

Resource Persons for the Workshop: Mr. JagathGunawardhana ,Mr. PubuduWeerarathna , Mr. DimuthuWickramasinghe

Topics Discussed

  • How to keep a field note book and take field notes
  • How to do a research
  • Practical session on field work as teams
  • How to use camera traps and their usage
  • Field techniques and trapping on mammals
  • Night Field Work
  • Knowledge on Sri Lankan Butterflies, Birds, Freshwater Fish, Amphibians and Reptiles

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