Written by experts with extensive local knowledge, each volume features 100 -280 species that the amateur naturalist might expect to see in the field, with high quality photographs accompanied by detailed species descriptions that include common name, scientific name, size, distribution, habits and habitat. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the species of the region encompassing for each one its common and scientific name, and IUCN status.
Dr Darshani Singhalage has a PhD in multi microbial biofilms and lectures at the Uva Wellassa University. Nadeera Weerasinghe has a special interest in photographing wildflowers. Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne is one of Sri Lanka's most high profile wildlife personalities.