Jaffna Lagoon and Kayts Causeway
During the migrant season, this region becomes a hotspot for waders, ducks and rare migrant birds. Lesser Sand Plovers, Little Stints, Black-tailed Godwits, Mash Sandpipers, Little Ringed Plovers in large numbers can be seen feeding on the sides of the road. Thousands of Gargany, Northern Shoveller, Pintail and a few Common Teal can be seen feeding in the waters of these lagoons. The pink flocks of Greater Flamingos will take your breath away for sure as you watch these graceful birds resting in large numbers on the causeways.
A 4km causeway which links the mainland to Karaituva Island (also known as Karainagar) and borders the Jaffna Lagoon and the ocean. This stunning landscape is made even more beautiful during the migrant season when thousands of birds flock to the lagoon.