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Dulan Ranga Vidanapathirana, is an overall naturalist and researcher. Ever since 2002 he has been a research assistant concentrating mainly on birds but has done exhaustive work on reptiles and amphibians. He has co-authored many papers on these animal forms which have been published in many reputed journals too.
As a member of the Primate Conservation Society of Sri Lanka and Vice President and founder member of the Herpetological Foundation of Sri Lanka (HFS), he has been the principal and co-investigator of the many research projects. His excellent knowledge and skills in finding rare species has been instrumental in finding several newly described snakes and frogs in Sri Lanka. He played a pivotal role in the bird flock study in the Sinharaja Rain Forest. He constantly is involved in educational programs highlighting the importance of the countries biodiversity and conservation, especially the wet zone forests of Sri Lanka.
Dulan is a keen wildlife photographer and his work has been published in reputed journals, magazines and books. He is a member of the Ceylon Bird Club and many societies and clubs too. Dulan’s knowledge and skills in leading birding as well as special mammal watching tours with a very high success rate have been highly appreciated by his past clients.