Peter Scott was a participant on a 15 days birding tour in Uganda. We are going to explore Uganda in 15 days. We have a chance to see some forest
16 days Birding Uganda Trip Report started on 27 August – 11 September 2021
Participants: Paul Larson, Andre Coleman, Thomas Ethan, William Bud, Ted Burger (author).
Are you interested in booking a bird watching trip in Uganda and you are looking for the best birding guides, yes we are here to bring you a list of
UGANDA – 8th July to 16th 2019
9 Days Uganda bird watching Highlights
African Pygmy Kingfisher
Hartlaub’s duck is under the Anatidae family and it is also known as Pteronetta hartlaubii (A). The Hartlaub’s duck can be seen in Semuliki national park Uganda.
Besides Uganda, Hartlaub’s
Knob-billed duck is also known as Sarkidiornis melanotos under Anatidae family. The Knob-billed duck in Uganda can be seen in Murchison falls national park, Queen Elizabeth national park, and some
White-backed duck is also known as Thalassornis leuconotus and the specie is under Anatidae family. The White-backed duck can be seen in Queen Elizabeth national park, Ntungamo region, and Mabamba
White-faced whistling-duck is also called Dendrocygna viduata and belongs to Anatidae family. And yes, the White-faced whistling-duck is seen in Murchison falls national park, North West Uganda and Mabamba Swamp.
The spur-winged goose is also referred to as Plectropterus gambensis and it is a large bird under the Anatidae family. This specie is related to the geese and the shelducks,
Northern shoveler is referred as a Spatula clypeata. This is a migratory bird that breeds in northern areas of Europe and across the Palearctic and North America; the Northern shoveler
The garganey is also known as Spatula querquedula and it is a small dabbling duck that breeds mostly in some parts of Europe and across the Palearctic. The garganey is
The blue-billed teal, spotted teal or Hottentot teal is scientifically called Spatula hottentota and it is a species of dabbling duck of the genus Spatula. The Hottentot teal is a
The Egyptian goose is also known as Alopochen aegyptiaca and it is under a family of the duck, goose, and swan. In Uganda, the Egyptian goose can be spotted along
Fulvous whistling-duck is also known as Dendrocygna bicolor under Anatidae family. The Fulvous whistling-duck can be spotted around Lake Albert and Mabamba Bay in Uganda. Yes, this specie is always
The African pygmy goose is also known as Nettapus auratus and can be several in several waterlogged areas of Uganda like Mabamba swamp and lake Bisina. This is the smallest
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