Still we are in the area of Arugam Bay. The lake of Crocodile Rock just to the south of Arugam and the lagoons further south at Panama and Kumana are crowded with crocodiles. Though inhabiting brackish waters very close to the ocean, the crocodiles depicted on the images above are mugger crocodiles, which are more common in Sri Lanka than saltwater crocodiles.
Here are some photos from our recent tour to Kumana National Park. You can see that this is the peak of the dry season. The large water surfaces are those of Kalapuwa lagoons. But the rivers and waterholes are almost dry.
We had good luck to see an incredibly large floch of painted storks. Such amounts of tropical Asia's most common stork species can still be seen only in Sri Lanka.
Read more about Kumana National Parks here...
Nuwan Chinthaka Gajanayaka,