Cormorants in Uganda
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.