Broadbills in Uganda

Broadbills in Uganda

April 4, 2022

Broadbills in Uganda- These are relatively small birds and brightly colored. The broadbills fee on insects and fruits by snapping on their broad bills. They usually in habit the wet fort canopies of forests, that’s why in Uganda they probably live in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. There are 3 of these species that occur in Uganda of the 15 species that live in the world.

Rufous-sided Broadbill Smithornis rufolateralis

Grauer’s Broadbill Pseudocalyptomena graueri

African Broadbill Smithornis capensis

This bird can only be seen in only two places in the world, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda and the Itombwe Mountains in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This explains why this bird makes it to this list. The species is however reducing in number due to a lot of human activity.

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