Peer-reviewed Publications

Plastic ingestion by fishing cats suggests trophic transfer in urban wetlands

Ratnayaka, A. A. W., Serieys, L. E. K., Hangawatte, T. A., Leung, L. K.-P., & Fisher, D. O. 2023. Environmental Pollution, 316. DOI: 0.1016/j.envpol.2022.120694

Using citizen science to study a mesocarnivore: The jungle cat Felis chaus in Sri Lanka

Miththapala, S., Dertien, J., Liyanage, N., Mirando, N., Ratnayaka, A. A. W., Thudugala, A., Wijesinghe, D. and De Alwis Goonatilake, S. 2022. Oryx, 56 (5), 782 – 788. DOI: 10.1017/S0030605321000764

On the Edge: Identifying Priority Areas for Conservation of Fishing Cat, a Threatened Wetland Felid, amidst Rapidly Altering Freshwater Landscapes

Adhya, T., Bagaria, P., Dey, P., Herranz Muñoz, V., Ratnayaka, AAW., Thudugala, A., Aravind, NA.,, & Sanderson, JG. 2021. Mammalian Biology, 102, 217-277. DOI: 10.1101/2022.01.16.476498

Urban habitat use and home ranges of fishing cats in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Ratnayaka, A. A. W., Serieys, L. E. K., Prasad, T., Leighton, G. R. M., Sanderson, J. G., & Leung, L. K.-P., 2021. Mammalian Biology, 102, 217-277. DOI: 10.1007/s42991-021-00198-z

First pictures of fishing cats in the hyper urban landscape of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Ratnayaka, A. A. W., 2021. CatNews 73, Spring.

Are we doing enough to protect the World’s small wild cats?

Mugerwa, B., Adhya, T., Ratnayaka, A., Thudugala, A., Napolitano, C., Sanderson, J. and all other summit participants., 2020. CatNews 70, Spring.

Conservation and monitoring of fishing cats (Prionailurus viverrinus) in the hill country of Sri Lanka

Thudugala, A. N and Ranawana, K. B., 2015. Sciscitator.