Eluwankulama

Eluwankulama Eluwankulama Eluwankulama

Eluwankulama is another entrance of the Wilpattu National Park. This entrance is not popular like that Hunuwilagama Entrance.

A new access bridge will be constructed at Wilpattu National Park Eluvankulama entrance to provide unhindered access to Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) officers to carry out park management activities and visitor services. The hanging bridge will also provide easier, uninterrupted access to visitors, especially during the monsoon season.

There are approximately 30 species of mammals in the Wilpattu National Park which include the Sri Lankan elephants, Sri Lankan leopards, Lankan Sloth Bear, Spotted Deer, Buffalo, Sambar and Mongoose. Wetland bird species found in the Wilpattu National Park include the Garganey, Pintail, Whistling Teal, Spoonbill, White Ibis, Large White Egret, Cattle Egret and Purple Heron. Also, many species of Gulls, Terns, Owls, Kites and Eagles are also lives here. The endemic Sri Lanka Jungle fowl, Little Cormorant and the Painted Stork can also be seen.