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Galway's Land National Park

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Nearest city  Nuwara Eliya
Area  27 ha
Galway's Land National Park
Location  Central province, Sri Lanka
Established  1938 (Sanctuary) 2006 (National park)
Governing body  Department of Wildlife Conservation
Address  Department of Wildlife Conservation, Havelock Rd, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Similar  Nuwara Eliya Golf Club, Hakgala Botanical Garden, Nanu Oya railway station, Grand Hotel, Victoria Park - Nuwara E

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Galway's Land National Park is a small national park situated within the city limits of Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka. Have been declared as a wildlife sanctuary on 27 May 1938. The Galway's Land was elevated to the national park status on 18 May 2006. The park was declared to conserve the montane ecosystems. Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka considers that the Victoria park of Nuwara Eliya and the Galway's Land as two of the most significant birding sites in Sri Lanka. Galway's Land harbours about 20 rare migrant bird species and 30 native species. Apart from the avifauna, the park has valuable floral species of both native and foreign origin. Galway Forest Lodge is located close to the park.

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Galway's Land National Park Wikipedia


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