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UGANDA – 8th July to 16th 2019
9 Days Uganda bird watching Highlights
African Pygmy Kingfisher
Woodpeckers and allies in Uganda are small birds, although some are medium-sized. They have Chisel like bills, stiff tails, short legs and long tongues. They use the long tongues to
Wagtails and pipits in Uganda- Pipits are lark-like in their streaky plumage and long hind claws but smaller and slenderer than larks, often longer-tailed. Wagtails are similar in form but
The Swallows and Martins in Uganda belong to the Hirundinidae. This family is a group of passerines and one of their characteristics is their strong adaptation to feed in the
Storks in Uganda are long-legged, long-necked, large, wading birds with long, stout bills. Storks are mute; bill-clattering is an important mode of stork communication at the nest. Their nests can
Shearwaters and petrels in Uganda- Petrels and shearwaters are wide-ranging oceanic birds with a characteristic tubenose and other specialized features that equip them well for a life spent mostly at
Rails crakes gallinules and coots in Uganda- Rallidae is a large family of small to medium-sized birds which includes the rails, crakes, coots and gallinules. Typically, they inhabit dense vegetation
The Pittas in Uganda are very special and rare birds. They are medium in size, just like all the standard passerine birds. They are long with short legs, stout bills
Pheasants and partridges in Uganda- The Phasianidae are a family of terrestrial birds which consists of quails, partridges, snowcocks, francolins, spurfowls, tragopans, monals, pheasants, peafowls and jungle fowls. In general,
Pelicans in Uganda are really large water birds with a distinctive pouch under the beak. As with other members of the order Pelecaniformes, they have webbed feet with four toes.
Larks in Uganda- These are small terrestrial birds that often use extravagant songs and use a lot of flight displays. Many of the Larks are dull in color. They majorly
Ibises and spoonbills in Uganda- These birds belong to the Threskiornithidae family of large terrestrial and wading birds which includes the ibises and spoonbills. They have long, broad wings with
Hawks, kites and eagles in Uganda- Accipitridae is a family of birds of prey and include hawks, eagles, kites, harriers and Old World vultures. These birds have powerful hooked beaks
The hammerkop in Uganda has an all-brown body, partially webbed toes, a short tail, and huge wings. It has a distinctive large, crest on the back of the head and
The Grebes in Uganda are small and sometimes medium sized freshwater diving birds. The Grebes are excellent swimmers and good divers. This is supported by the lobed toes. The feet
Flamingos in Uganda are gregarious wading birds, usually 3 to 5 feet high, found in both the Western and Eastern Hemispheres. They are more numerous in the latter. Flamingo’s filter-feed
Ducks, geese and swans in Uganda- These birds belong to the Anatidae family: the ducks and most duck-like waterfowl, such as geese and swans.
These are birds that are modified
Darters in Uganda- These birds are usually referred to as “snake-birds” because of their long thin neck, which gives a
snake-like appearance when they swim with their bodies submerged.
Cormorants in Uganda- Cormorants are in the crocoracidae family of medium-to-large coastal, fish-eating sea-birds that includes cormorants and shags. Plumage colouration varies with most of them having mainly dark plumage,