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Sarath W. Kotagama Edit Profile

educator , ornithologist

Sarath W. Kotagama, ornithologist, educator. Recipient Distinguished Service award, Environment Education and Journalism, International Society Conservation Biology, 2003.


Bachelor of Science with honors, Sri Lanka, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1982.


Professor department zoology University Colombo, Sri Lanka. National representative Oriental Bird Club, since 1987. National coordinator Asian Wetland Survey World Wildlife Fund/World Conservation Union (International Union for Conservation of Nature), 1987—1988.

National coordinator Asian Red Data Progressive BirdLife International, 1994—1998, vice president BirdLife Asia Council, England, 2000. Board member Central Environmental Authority, Sri Lanka Foundation Institute. Technical advisory important bird areas progressive Asia BirdLife Asia Council, Japan.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals.