Cormorants in Uganda

Cormorants in Uganda

April 4, 2022

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, most of the species being black and white, and a few being colourful.

There are 38 species occurring worldwide and 2 species which occur in Uganda.

Long-tailed Cormorant ( Phalacrocorax africanus)

Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

The Great Cormorants in Uganda are seen along Kazinga Channel in the Uganda’s major  safari birding destination of Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Book your Uganda birding trip with Africa Adventure Vacations to spot several Cormorants in Uganda and other bird species.

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