The National Bird of Sri Lanka English name: Jungle Fowl Sinhala name : Walikukula Scientific name : Gullus Lafayetti The jungle Fowl has been named, as the National Bird of Sri Lanka. This bird is rather small than the Fowl domesticated. Normally, jungle Fowl is spread throughout the Island, but seen frequently in the dry zone forests of Yala and Wilpattu. Normally likes to live isolated, however, now and then frequents the villages searching for food. Anyway, it likes to be away from human beings and also evades coming into open space. It attracts the attention due to the beautiful colour pattern. The aura of colours, such as golden yellow, brown, black blue mixed with red stripes; add eye appealing beauty to this bird. The main meals are grains, small fruits and insects. From dawn till couples of hours after the sun arise you could hear the sound of the Jungle Fowl. The nest of it is little above the ground. Leaves, dried tree trunks, bushes and flat rock beds with bushed are the places where nests are made. Out of 20 indigenous birds in Sri Lanka, Jungle Fowl is a beautiful and an important bird, and a postage stamp was also issued to honour of this bird.