Another perfect destination for bird watching, Ritigala is a mountain range that is famed for its Buddhist Monastery and the ancient ruins that are spread across. Ritigala is a strict nature reserve while prior permission is required to enter. The mix of dry evergreen forests and Montane Forests provides a haven for many bird species. The birds that you may spot here include the Ceylon Grey Hornbill and the Black-capped Bulbul. Very calm and collected, visitors can walk through the ruins and witness some of the best bird life that Ritigala has in store.