Salindra Kasun DAYANANDA

Salindra Kasun DAYANANDA

Salindra Kasun DAYANANDA is reading for his PhD on the subject of how different environment matrixes affect bird movements. He completed his master’s degree in Ecology in the Animal Behavior in Changing Environments Group at the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). His main subject areas are conservation biology and ecology. During his Masters his primary focus was on how forest fragmentation and its location affect birds (including nocturnal birds) and herpetofauna. In the future he is eager to focus more on landscape ecology and the community ecology of animals. He has represented a few Sri Lankan national level expert panels in several taxa, including mammals, birds and spiders. Simultaneously, he is working on the complete database and a book on Sri Lankan biodiversity. His ResearchGate profile is at:, and his LinkedIn profile is: He can be reached at