The International Conference on Bird, Biodiversity and Tourism (ICBBT 2016) was held successfully from the 14th- 15th November, 2016 in Colombo, Sri Lanka under the theme “Future challenges of bird, biodiversity conservation and tourism in the light of the Zero carbon future”. The Conference witnessed the participation of over 40 participants representing more than 06 countries across the world. The countries include: Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, and United Arab Emirates etc. The conference created a global platform for the participants reporting their latest findings and initiatives related to the bird studies and tourism within the friendly atmosphere. The participants had the opportunity to blend and form new relationships, and strengthen existing ones in the similar fields which can lead to new opportunities of the Bird, Biodiversity and Tourism field. The participants were provided a valuable opportunity to visit and explore the birdlife of the Sinharaja rain forest which is named as a world heritage site.