From his childhood days onwards Niran was passionate about wildlife and learnt a lot from his Father and Grandfather who were also highly commendable wildlife enthusiasts. He has over 20 years in the wildlife tourism trade and has been leading many tours over these years. He is a Sri Lanka Tourist Board licensed lecturer guide. Niran is an expert on birds and has the same level of enthusiasm towards Leopards, Primates and other mammals of Sri Lanka making him an all-round expert. He is also very good with Butterfly’s and Dragonflies. Niran has been mentored by many experts in the wildlife society including Professor Sarath Kotagama and Professor Devaka Weerakoon. You will find his knowledge and pleasant disposition quite welcoming when you tour with him.