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Sandun J. Perera

  • PhD
  • Senior Lecturer in Biogeography, Biodiversity & Conservation Science
  • Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
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Recent publications

  • Sustainable extraction of non-timber forest products in Dipterocarp dominant lowland rain forests: a case study in southwestern rain forest in Sri Lanka

    • Ekanayake Sarath
    • Angammana Dithya
    • Fernando Suranjan
    • et al.
  • Orange headed ground thrush Zoothera citrina citrina: A sight record from Buttala, Monaragala District

    • Perera S.J.

Professional experience

Senior Lecturer in Biogeography, Biodiversity & Conservation Science

Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

January 2014 - Present


Certificate, GIS and Its' Applications

University of Peradeniya

November 2007

MSc, Biodiversity and Integrated Environmental Management

University of Kelaniya

January 2002 - May 2007(5 years)

Graduate Certificate, Endangered Species Management

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

February 2006 - May 2006(3 months)

BSc, Natural Resources management

Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

October 1997 - December 2000(3 years)

Research interests


Sandun is a naturalist from Sri Lanka, with a particular interest on Biogeography and Conservation Science. He posses experience on biogeography, biodiversity, ecology and conservation, especially inventorying biodiversity around Sri Lanka (since 1995), professional experience on biodiversity conservation at IUCN, Sri Lanka (2002-2005) and teaching experience on Conservation Science (since 2006). He completed his doctoral studies in biogeography at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa exploring the patterns of animal endemism in Maputaland-Pondoland-Albany biodiversity hotspot. Currently, he is a Senior Lecturer in Biogeography, Biodiversity and Conservation Science in Sabaragamuwa University, Sri Lanka with a keen interest on the bioregionalisation and patterns of endemism in Sri Lanka and their use in conservation planning.

Co-authors (19)

  • Nishan Perera
  • Suranjan Fernando