• Birds in uganda overview
  • LIST OF SOME OF THE BIRD SPECIES IN UGANDA
  • Ostrich, It the World’s largest bird and its restricted to Kidepo Valley National Park.
  • Pelicans, these are water birds and commonly found in Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
  • African darter, it’s a snake bird with an elongated rufus neck extended in a serpentine fashion.
  • Goliath heron, this commonly seen during boat trips in Murchison Falls NP.
  • Hamerkop, This is a medium sized water bird seen on the Mweya Peninsula in QENP
  • Saddle billed stork, This is the largest and most hand some of several storks usually seen in pairs on game drives in Murchison falls.
  • Marabou stork, this is a Macabre carrion-eating stork common in rural and urban Environments especially in down town Kampala.
  • Shoebill, Unmistakable large grey swamp-dweller and is the main motivating factor behind many ornithological tours to Uganda. They are mainly seen in Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Mabamba Swamp and in Murchison falls.
  • Flamingos, astonishing and sociable pink-white algae eaters commonly seen in large concentrations in Katwe and Flamingo crater lakes in QENP.
  • African Fish Eagle, Unique grey snake-eating raptor.
  • Helmeted guinea fowl
  • Africa Jacana; common in most wetlands in Uganda
  • Grey crowned crane; Uganda’s national bird common in swamps and grasslands
  • African grey parrot; they are mostly seen in any forested habitat.
  • Great blue turaco; found I forested areas including Entebbe Botanical gardens
  • Ross’s turacco
  • Eastern grey plantain-eater
  • African emerald cuckoo
  • Coucals
  • Verreaux’s eagle-owl; largest owl species in Uganda and mostly seen during night drives.
  • Pennant/standard winged nightjars; mostly seen on the road to the top of Murchison falls after dusk.
  • Pied Kingfisher;
  • Giant Kingfisher.
  • Malachite Kingfisher;
  • Red-throated bee-eater; breeds in tall sandbanks on Lake Albert and the Nile below Murchison falls.
  • Lilac-breasted roller
  • Hoopoe
  • Black and white casqued hornbill
  • For-tailed drongo
  • Piacpiac; commonly found in Jinja and Murchison falls
  • African Finfoot
  • Jackson’s francolin
  • Denhams bustard
  • African skimmer
  • Blue throated roller
  • Black bee eater
  • Forest/white headed wood hoope
  • African pied hornbill
  • Chocolate-backed kingfisher
  • Papyrus gonolek
  • Red headed bluebill
    And many more.

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