Bird life in Uganda was great, I saw a lot of new species.

Nature pictures of Uganda and other bird pages are linked:

Nature in Uganda
Nature Page for Uganda
Bird Pages
Bird Pages

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Wildlife Along Kazinga Channel
Wildlife along the Kazinga Channel. (1022k)
Hedydipna collaris
Collared Sunbird (Hedydipna collaris, french: Souimanga à collier). (859k)
Cinnyris erythrocercus
Female Red-chested Sunbird (Cinnyris erythrocercus, french: Souimanga à ceinture rouge). (675k)
Cinnyris reichenowi
Northern Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris reichenowi, french: Souimanga de Preuss). (512k)
Cinnyris regius
Regal Sunbird (Cinnyris regius, french: Souimanga royal). (1383k)
Malimbus rubricollis
Red-headed Malimbe (Malimbus rubricollis, french: Malimbe à tête rouge). (726k)
Mirafra africana tropicalis
Uganda Rufous-naped Lark (Mirafra africana tropicalis, german: Rotnackenlerche, french: Alouette à nuque rousse). (574k)
Saxicola rubetra
Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra, german: Braunkehlchen, french: Tarier des prés). (641k)
Quelea quelea
Red-billed Quelea (Quelea quelea, german: Blutschnabelweber, french: Travailleur à bec rouge). (1077k)
Mirafra rufocinnamomea
Flappet Lark (Mirafra rufocinnamomea, german: Baumklapperlerche). (621k)
Zosterops senegalensis
Northern Yellow White-eye (Zosterops senegalensis, french: Zostérops jaune). (656k)
Pogoniulus bilineatus
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus bilineatus, german: Gelbbüschel-Zwergbärtling, french: Barbion à croupion jaune). (539k)
Muscicapa adusta
African Dusky Flycatcher (Muscicapa adusta). (610k)
Laniarius erythrogaster
Black-headed Gonolek (Laniarius erythrogaster, french: Gonolek à ventre rouge). (623k)
Batis diops
Rwenzori Batis (Batis diops), endemic. (594k)
Passer griseus
Northern Grey-headed Sparrow (Passer griseus, german: Graukopfsperling, french: Moineau gris). (1.7M)
Lonchura cucullata
Immature Bronze Mannikin (Lonchura cucullata, german: Kleinelsterchen, french: Capucin nonnette). (725k)
Estrilda nonnula
Black-crowned Waxbill (Estrilda nonnula, german: Nonnenastrild, french: Astrild nonnette). (1183k)
Euplectes axillaris
Pair of Fan-tailed Widowbird (Euplectes axillaris, german: Stummelwida, french: Euplecte à épaules orangées), male on left. (683k)
Anthus cinnamomeus
African Pipit (Anthus cinnamomeus, german: Pieper). (551k)
Sporopipes frontalis
Speckle-fronted Weaver (Sporopipes frontalis, german: Schuppenköpfchen, french: Sporopipe quadrillé). (720k)
Ploceus pelzelni
Slender-billed Weaver (Ploceus pelzelni, german: Mönchsweber, french: Tisserin de Pelzeln). (606k)
Ploceus alienus
Strange Weaver (Ploceus alienus, german: Meisenweber, french: Tisserin de montagne), endemic. (1.8M)
Ploceus melanocephalus
Female Black-headed Weaver (Ploceus melanocephalus, german: Schwarzkopfweber, french: Tisserin à tête noire). (629k)
Ploceus melanocephalus
Black-headed Weaver (Ploceus melanocephalus, german: Schwarzkopfweber, french: Tisserin à tête noire). (651k)
Black-headed Weaver Building Nest
Black-headed Weaver building a nest. (1103k)
Black-headed Weaver Nest
Black-headed Weaver with its nest. (1.6M)
Tree Weaver Nests
Tree with weaver nests. (1199k)
Black-headed Weaver Nests
Black-headed Weaver nests. (977k)
Ploceus jacksoni
Golden-backed Weaver (Ploceus jacksoni, german: Jackson-Weber, french: Tisserin à dos d'or). (692k)
Uraeginthus bengalus
Male (left) and female Red-cheeked Cordon Bleus (Uraeginthus bengalus, german: Schmetterlingsfink, french: Cordonbleu à joues rouges). (877k)
Merops oreobates
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater (Merops oreobates, german: Bienenfresser, french: Guêpier montagnard). (800k)
Merops albicollis
White-throated Bee-eater (Merops albicollis, german: Bienenfresser, french: Guêpier à gorge blanche). (488k)
Merops hirundineus
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater (Merops hirundineus, german: Schwalbenschwanzspint, french: Guêpier à queue d'aronde). (499k)
Merops persicus
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus, german: Blauwangenspint, french: Guêpier de Perse). (662k)
Merops bulocki
Red-throated Bee-eaters (Merops bulocki, german: Bienenfresser, french: Guêpier à gorge rouge). (622k)
Merops bulocki
Red-throated Bee-eater (Merops bulocki, german: Bienenfresser, french: Guêpier à gorge rouge). (1289k)
Nesting Holes Red-throated Bee-eaters
Nesting holes of the Red-throated Bee-eaters in the river bank. (919k)
Hirundo angolensis
Angolan Swallows (Hirundo angolensis, french: Hirondelle d'Angola). (518k)
Cecropis abyssinica
Lesser Striped Swallow (Cecropis abyssinica, french: Hirondelle striée). (476k)
Hirundo rustica
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica, german: Rauchschwalbe, french: Hirondelle rustique). (1299k)
Dryoscopus gambensis
Female Northern Puffback (Dryoscopus gambensis, french: Cubla de Gambie). (1077k)
Dryoscopus gambensis
Male Northern Puffback (Dryoscopus gambensis, french: Cubla de Gambie). (540k)
Tricholaema lacrymosa
Spot-flanked Barbet (Tricholaema lacrymosa, german: Diadem-Bartvogel, french: Barbican funèbre). (763k)
Motacilla aguimp vidua
Panafrican Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp vidua, german: Witwenstelze, french: Bergeronnette pie). (1172k)
Motacilla aguimp vidua
Juvenile Panafrican Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp vidua, german: Witwenstelze, french: Bergeronnette pie). (588k)
Motacilla flava
Western Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava, german: Schafstelze, french: Bergeronnette printanière). (967k)
Empidornis semipartitus
Silverbird (Empidornis semipartitus). (906k)
Myrmecocichla nigra
Sooty Chat (Myrmecocichla nigra, french: Traquet commandeur). (427k)
Pycnonotus barbatus layardi
Southern Darkcap Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus layardi, german: Graubülbül, french: Bulbul des jardins). (607k)
Pycnonotus barbatus layardi
Southern Darkcap Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus layardi, german: Graubülbül, french: Bulbul des jardins). (1408k)
Macronyx croceus
Yellow-throated Longclaw (Macronyx croceus, french: Sentinelle à gorge jaune). (955k)
Lanius excubitoroides
Grey-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides, german: Graumantelwürger). (862k)
Lanius excubitoroides
Grey-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides, german: Graumantelwürger). (863k)
Eurocephalus ruppelli
Northern White-crowned Shrike (Eurocephalus ruppelli, french: Eurocéphale de Rüppell). (633k)
Lanius isabellinus
Isabelline Shrike (Lanius isabellinus, german: Isabellwürger, french: Pie-grièche isabelle). (601k)
Lanius phoenicuroides
Red-tailed Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides, german: Rotschwanzwürger). (625k)
Corvinella corvina
Yellow-billed Shrike (Corvinella corvina, german: Gelbschnabelwürger, french: Corvinelle à bec jaune). (838k)
Buphagus africanus
Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus, german: Gelbschnabel-Madenhacker, french: Piquebœuf à bec jaune). (1046k)
Dicrurus adsimilis
Fork-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis, german: Trauerdrongo, french: Drongo brillant). (529k)
Streptopelia semitorquata
Red-eyed Dove (Streptopelia semitorquata, german: Halbmondtaube, french: Tourterelle à collier). (488k)
Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis
Southern Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis, german: Palmtaube, french: Tourterelle maillée). (857k)
Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis
Southern Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis, german: Palmtaube, french: Tourterelle maillée) in flight. (958k)
Turtur afer
Blue-spotted Wood Dove (Turtur afer, german: Stahlflecktäubchen, french: Tourtelette améthystine). (603k)
Streptopelia capicola tropica
Ring-necked Dove (Streptopelia capicola tropica, german: Kapturteltaube, french: Tourterelle du Cap). (478k)
Ptilostomus afer
Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer, french: Piapiac africain), sitting on a buffalo. (484k)
Ptilostomus afer
Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer, french: Piapiac africain). (732k)
Ptilostomus afer
Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer, french: Piapiac africain). The one on the left with the red beak is an immature one. (920k)
Lamprotornis purpuroptera
Rüppell's Starlings (Lamprotornis purpuroptera, german: Schweifglanzstar, french: Choucador de Rüppell). (1171k)
Lamprotornis purpuroptera
Rüppell's Starling (Lamprotornis purpuroptera, german: Schweifglanzstar, french: Choucador de Rüppell). (995k)
Lamprotornis chalybaeus
Greater Blue-eared Starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus, german: Grünschwanz-Glanzstar, french: Choucador à oreillons bleus). (721k)
Streptopelia semitorquata
Red-eyed Dove (Streptopelia semitorquata, german: Halbmondtaube, french: Tourterelle à collier). (519k)
Coracias abyssinicus
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus, german: Senegalracke, french: Rollier d'Abyssinie). (480k)
Coracias abyssinicus
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus, german: Senegalracke, french: Rollier d'Abyssinie) in flight. (623k)
Eurystomus glaucurus
Broad-billed Roller (Eurystomus glaucurus, german: Zimtroller, french: Rolle violet). (597k)
Cuculus solitarius
Red-chested Cuckoo (Cuculus solitarius, german: Einsiedlerkuckuck, french: Coucou solitaire). (604k)
Ispidina picta
African Pygmy Kingfisher (Ispidina picta, german: Zwergkönigsfischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pygmée). (611k)
Corythornis cristatus cristatus
Southern Malachite Kingfisher (Corythornis cristatus cristatus, german: Haubenzwergfischer, french: Martin-pêcheur huppé). (1047k)
Ceryle rudis rudis
African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis, german: Graufischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pie). (1.5M)
Hovering African Pied Kingfisher
Hovering African Pied Kingfisher looking for fish. (561k)
Halcyon senegalensis
Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis, german: Senegalliest, french: Martin-chasseur du Sénégal). (1059k)
Halcyon senegalensis
Juvenile Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis, german: Senegalliest, french: Martin-chasseur du Sénégal). (624k)
Halcyon leucocephala
Grey-headed Kingfisher (Halcyon leucocephala, german: Graukopfliest, french: Martin-chasseur à tête grise). (660k)
Megaceryle maxima maxima
Common Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima maxima, german: Riesenfischer, french: Martin-pêcheur géant). (656k)
Megaceryle maxima maxima
Close-up of Common Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima maxima, german: Riesenfischer, french: Martin-pêcheur géant). (530k)
Colius striatus
Speckled Mousebirds (Colius striatus, german: Braunflügel-Mausvogel, french: Coliou rayé). (1377k)
Colius striatus
Speckled Mousebird (Colius striatus, german: Braunflügel-Mausvogel, french: Coliou rayé). (583k)
Upupa africana
African Hoopoe (Upupa africana, german: Wiedehopfe, french: Huppe d'Afrique). (827k)
Cuculus gularis
African Cuckoo (Cuculus gularis, german: Afrikanerkuckuck, french: Coucou africain). (406k)
Actitis hypoleucos
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos, german: Flussuferläufer, french: Chevalier guignette), bottom, and Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea, german: Sichelstrandläufer, french: Bécasseau cocorli), top. (804k)
Actitis hypoleucos
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos, german: Flussuferläufer, french: Chevalier guignette). (809k)
Calidris ferruginea
Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea, german: Sichelstrandläufer, french: Bécasseau cocorli). (1146k)
Tringa glareola
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola, german: Bruchwasserläufer, french: Chevalier sylvain). (772k)
Tringa nebularia
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia, german: Grünschenkel, french: Chevalier aboyeur), right, and Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus, german: Stelzenläufer, french: Échasse blanche), left. (638k)
Himantopus himantopus
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus, german: Stelzenläufer, french: Échasse blanche). (768k)
Tringa nebularia
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia, german: Grünschenkel, french: Chevalier aboyeur) in winter plumage. (695k)
Vanellus senegallus
African Wattled Lapwing (Vanellus senegallus, german: Kiebitze, french: Vanneau du Sénégal). (963k)
Burhinus vermiculatus
Water Thick-knee (Burhinus vermiculatus, german: Triele, french: Œdicnème vermiculé). (2.2M)
Vanellus spinosus
Nesting Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus, german: Spornkiebitz, french: Vanneau à éperons). (1013k)
Vanellus crassirostris
Long-toed Lapwing (Vanellus crassirostris, german: Kiebitze, french: Vanneau à ailes blanches). (1222k)
Vanellus coronatus coronatus
Cape Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus coronatus, german: Kronenkiebitz, french: Vanneau couronné). (1270k)
Vanellus lugubris
Senegal Lapwing (Vanellus lugubris, german: Kiebitze, french: Vanneau terne). (838k)
Microparra capensis
Lesser Jacana (Microparra capensis, french: Jacana nain). (842k)
Actophilornis africanus
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus, german: Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen, french: Jacana à poitrine dorée). (845k)
Actophilornis africanus
Immature African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus, german: Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen, french: Jacana à poitrine dorée). (786k)
Amaurornis flavirostra
Black Crake (Amaurornis flavirostra, french: Râle à bec jaune). (1066k)
Glareola pratincola
Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola, german: Rotflügel-Brachschwalbe, french: Glaréole à collier). (793k)
Centropus superciliosus
White-browed Coucal (Centropus superciliosus, german: Spornkuckucke, french: Coucal à sourcils blancs). It was raining and the bird looked miserable. (571k)
Corvus albus
Pied Crow (Corvus albus, german: Schildrabe, french: Corbeau pie). (824k)
Crinifer zonurus
Eastern Plantain-eater (Crinifer zonurus, french: Touraco à queue barrée). (743k)
Corythaeola cristata
Feeding Great Blue Turaco (Corythaeola cristata, german: Riesenturako, french: Touraco géant). (1025k)
Corythaeola cristata
Great Blue Turaco (Corythaeola cristata, german: Riesenturako, french: Touraco géant). (854k)
Pternistis icterorhynchus
Heuglin's Francolin (Pternistis icterorhynchus, french: Francolin à bec jaune). (952k)
Pternistis clappertoni
Clapperton's Francolin (Pternistis clappertoni, french: Francolin de Clapperton). (995k)
Pternistis clappertoni
Close-up of Clapperton's Francolin (Pternistis clappertoni, french: Francolin de Clapperton). (611k)
Pternistis afer
Red-necked Francolin (Pternistis afer, german: Rotkehlfrankolin, french: Francolin à gorge rouge). (728k)
Pternistis afer
Immature Red-necked Francolin (Pternistis afer, german: Rotkehlfrankolin, french: Francolin à gorge rouge). (963k)
Lophoceros nasutus
African Grey Hornbill (Lophoceros nasutus, german: Grautoko, french: Calao à bec noir). (485k)
Lophoceros alboterminatus
Crowned Hornbill (Lophoceros alboterminatus, german: Kronentoko, french: Calao couronné). (1064k)
Bycanistes subcylindricus
Pair of Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill (Bycanistes subcylindricus, german: Grauwangen-Hornvogel, french: Calao à joues grises), female on the left. Most hornbills mate for life, so you usually see the pair together. (384k)
Bycanistes subcylindricus
Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill (Bycanistes subcylindricus, german: Grauwangen-Hornvogel, french: Calao à joues grises). (520k)
Bucorvus abyssinicus
Pair of Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus, german: Nördlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve d'Abyssinie), male left, female right. (931k)
Bucorvus abyssinicus
Female Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus, german: Nördlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve d'Abyssinie). (890k)
Bucorvus abyssinicus
Female Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus, german: Nördlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve d'Abyssinie). (769k)
Bucorvus abyssinicus
Male Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus, german: Nördlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve d'Abyssinie). (1000k)
Bucorvus abyssinicus
Male Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus, german: Nördlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve d'Abyssinie). (1140k)
Numida meleagris meleagris
Saharan Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris meleagris, german: Helmperlhuhn, french: Pintade de Numidie). (995k)
Chlidonias leucopterus
White-winged Terns (Chlidonias leucopterus, german: Weißflügelseeschwalbe, french: Guifette leucoptère) and immature Grey-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus, german: Graukopfmöwe, french: Mouette à tête grise), top. (1017k)
Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus
Grey-headed Gulls (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus, german: Graukopfmöwe, french: Mouette à tête grise). (1.6M)
Rynchops flavirostris
African Skimmers (Rynchops flavirostris, german: Braunmantel-Scherenschnabel, french: Bec-en-ciseaux d'Afrique), with red beaks, White-winged Terns (Chlidonias leucopterus, german: Weißflügelseeschwalbe, french: Guifette leucoptère), and immature Grey-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus, german: Graukopfmöwe, french: Mouette à tête grise) on the far right. (808k)
Rynchops flavirostris
African Skimmers (Rynchops flavirostris, german: Braunmantel-Scherenschnabel, french: Bec-en-ciseaux d'Afrique). (991k)
Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus
Grey-headed Gulls (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus, german: Graukopfmöwe, french: Mouette à tête grise), smaller, and Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus, german: Heringsmöwe, french: Goéland brun), larger. (872k)
Dendrocygna viduata
White-faced Whistling Ducks (Dendrocygna viduata, german: Witwenpfeifgans, french: Dendrocygne veuf). (803k)
Alopochen aegyptiaca
Egyptian Geese (Alopochen aegyptiaca, german: Nilgans, french: Ouette d'Égypte). (1020k)
Alopochen aegyptiaca
Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca, german: Nilgans, french: Ouette d'Égypte). (1168k)
Microcarbo africanus africanus
African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain). (1102k)
Microcarbo africanus africanus
African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain) drying its wings. (844k)
Phalacrocorax lucidus
White-breasted Cormorants (Phalacrocorax lucidus, german: Weißbrustkormoran, french: Cormoran à poitrine blanche). (1008k)
Phalacrocorax lucidus
White-breasted Cormorant (Phalacrocorax lucidus, german: Weißbrustkormoran, french: Cormoran à poitrine blanche). (600k)
Anhinga rufa rufa
Mainland African Darter (Anhinga rufa rufa, german: Afrikanischer Schlangenhalsvogel, french: Anhinga d'Afrique). (1182k)
Anhinga rufa rufa
Swimming Mainland African Darter (Anhinga rufa rufa, german: Afrikanischer Schlangenhalsvogel, french: Anhinga d'Afrique). (725k)
Lissotis melanogaster
Female Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster, german: Schwarzbauchtrappe, french: Outarde à ventre noir). (1012k)
Lissotis melanogaster
Male Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster, german: Schwarzbauchtrappe, french: Outarde à ventre noir). (1029k)
Lissotis hartlaubii
Hartlaub's Bustard (Lissotis hartlaubii, german: Hartlaubtrappe, french: Outarde de Hartlaub). (1021k)
Lissotis hartlaubii
Female Hartlaub's Bustard (Lissotis hartlaubii, german: Hartlaubtrappe, french: Outarde de Hartlaub). (983k)
Leptoptilos crumenifer
Two Marabou Storks (Leptoptilos crumenifer, german: Marabu, french: Marabout d'Afrique), two Common Hamerkops (Scopus umbretta umbretta, german: Hammerkopf, french: Ombrette africaine), and two Yellow-billed Storks (Mycteria ibis, german: Nimmersatt, french: Tantale ibis). One of the Common Hamerkops is dragging his feet through the water, trying to catch fish. (799k)
Scopus umbretta umbretta
Common Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta umbretta, german: Hammerkopf, french: Ombrette africaine). (662k)
Scopus umbretta umbretta
Common Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta umbretta, german: Hammerkopf, french: Ombrette africaine) eating a fish. (938k)
Threskiornis aethiopicus
Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus, german: Heiliger Ibis, french: Ibis sacré). (649k)
Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris, german: Hagedasch, french: Ibis hagedash). (1020k)
Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris, german: Hagedasch, french: Ibis hagedash). (810k)
Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris, german: Hagedasch, french: Ibis hagedash) in flight. (551k)
Ardeola ralloides
Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides, german: Rallenreiher, french: Crabier chevelu). (1.5M)
Butorides striata atricapilla
Sub-Saharan Striated Heron (Butorides striata atricapilla, german: Mangrovereiher, french: Héron strié). (1205k)
Egretta garzetta garzetta
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette). (804k)
Bubulcus ibis ibis
Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis ibis, german: Kuhreiher) on the back of an Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique). (632k)
Ardea alba melanorhynchos
African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos, german: Silberreiher). (1420k)
Ardea alba melanorhynchos
Fishing African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos, german: Silberreiher). (666k)
Ardea melanocephala
Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala, german: Schwarzhalsreiher, french: Héron mélanocéphale). (1085k)
Ardea melanocephala
Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala, german: Schwarzhalsreiher, french: Héron mélanocéphale). (580k)
Ardea cinerea cinerea
Western Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré). (647k)
Ardea purpurea purpurea
Western Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea purpurea, german: Purpurreiher, french: Héron pourpré). (783k)
Ardea goliath
Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath, german: Goliathreiher, french: Héron goliath). (976k)
Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus
Mainland African Openbill (Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus, german: Mohrenklaffschnabel, french: Bec-ouvert africain). (934k)
Ciconia abdimii
Huge flock of Abdim's Storks (Ciconia abdimii, german: Abdimstorch, french: Cigogne d'Abdim). (1427k)
Ciconia abdimii
Abdim's Stork (Ciconia abdimii, german: Abdimstorch, french: Cigogne d'Abdim). (831k)
Abdim's Stork Flight
Abdim's Stork in flight. (557k)
Mycteria ibis
Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis, german: Nimmersatt, french: Tantale ibis). (991k)
Mycteria ibis
Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis, german: Nimmersatt, french: Tantale ibis) eating a fish. (701k)
Yellow-billed Storks Flight
Yellow-billed Storks in flight. (515k)
Leptoptilos crumenifer
Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumenifer, german: Marabu, french: Marabout d'Afrique). (596k)
Leptoptilos crumenifer
Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumenifer, german: Marabu, french: Marabout d'Afrique). (924k)
Balearica regulorum gibbericeps
Flock of East African Crowned Cranes (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, german: Südafrika-Kronenkranich, french: Grue royale). (1215k)
Balearica regulorum gibbericeps
Courting pair of East African Crowned Cranes (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, german: Südafrika-Kronenkranich, french: Grue royale). (909k)
Balearica regulorum gibbericeps
Dancing East African Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, german: Südafrika-Kronenkranich, french: Grue royale). (1015k)
Balearica regulorum gibbericeps
East African Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, german: Südafrika-Kronenkranich, french: Grue royale). (731k)
Otus senegalensis
African Scops Owl (Otus senegalensis, german: Afrika-Zwergohreule, french: Petit-duc africain). (1024k)
Otus senegalensis
African Scops Owl (Otus senegalensis, german: Afrika-Zwergohreule, french: Petit-duc africain). (1122k)
Falco ardosiaceus
Grey Kestrel (Falco ardosiaceus, german: Graufalke, french: Faucon ardoisé). (639k)
Melierax poliopterus
Eastern Chanting Goshawk (Melierax poliopterus, french: Autour à ailes grises). (1244k)
Butastur rufipennis
Grasshopper Buzzard (Butastur rufipennis, german: Heuschreckenbussard, french: Busautour des sauterelles). (1106k)
Accipiter badius
Shikra (Accipiter badius, german: Schikrasperber, french: Épervier shikra). (536k)
Elanus caeruleus caeruleus
Western Black-winged Kite (Elanus caeruleus caeruleus, german: Gleitaar, french: Élanion blac). (855k)
Milvus aegyptius
Yellow-billed Kite (Milvus aegyptius, german: Milane, french: Milan à bec jaune). (1078k)
Milvus aegyptius
Yellow-billed Kite (Milvus aegyptius, german: Milane, french: Milan à bec jaune) in flight. (436k)
Milvus migrans
Black Kite (Milvus migrans, german: Schwarzmilan, french: Milan noir). (816k)
Milvus migrans
Black Kite (Milvus migrans, german: Schwarzmilan, french: Milan noir) in flight. (531k)
Elanus axillaris
Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris, german: Australischer Gleitaar, french: Élanion d'Australie). (896k)
 Unknown Raptor Flight
?? Unknown raptor in flight. (431k)
Circus aeruginosus
Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus, german: Rohrweihe, french: Busard des roseaux). (862k)
Circus aeruginosus
Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus, german: Rohrweihe, french: Busard des roseaux) in flight. (860k)
Polyboroides typus
African Harrier-hawk (Polyboroides typus, german: Höhlenweihe, french: Gymnogène d'Afrique). (552k)
Polyboroides typus
African Harrier-hawk (Polyboroides typus, german: Höhlenweihe, french: Gymnogène d'Afrique). (417k)
Polyboroides typus
African Harrier-hawk (Polyboroides typus, german: Höhlenweihe, french: Gymnogène d'Afrique). (653k)
Terathopius ecaudatus
Bateleur Eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus, german: Gaukler, french: Bateleur des savanes) in flight. (862k)
Clanga pomarina
Lesser Spotted Eagle (Clanga pomarina, german: Schreiadler, french: Aigle pomarin). (550k)
Lophaetus occipitalis
Long-crested Eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis, german: Schopfadler, french: Aigle huppard). (615k)
Circaetus cinereus
Brown Snake Eagle (Circaetus cinereus, german: Einfarb-Schlangenadler, french: Circaète brun). (503k)
Gypohierax angolensis
Palm-nut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis, german: Palmgeier, french: Palmiste africain). (1155k)
Gypohierax angolensis
Palm-nut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis, german: Palmgeier, french: Palmiste africain). (748k)
Torgos tracheliotos
Lappet-faced Vultures (Torgos tracheliotos, german: Ohrengeier, french: Vautour oricou), left, and White-backed Vultures (Gyps africanus, german: Weißrückengeier, french: Vautour africain), right. (1134k)
Torgos tracheliotos
Feeding Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos, german: Ohrengeier, french: Vautour oricou). (719k)
Torgos tracheliotos
Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos, german: Ohrengeier, french: Vautour oricou) in flight. (557k)
Gyps africanus
White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus, german: Weißrückengeier, french: Vautour africain). (589k)
Leptoptilos crumenifer
Marabou Storks (Leptoptilos crumenifer, german: Marabu, french: Marabout d'Afrique) and Rüppell's Griffon Vultures (Gyps rueppelli, german: Sperbergeier, french: Vautour de Rüppell). (1112k)
Haliaeetus vocifer
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer, german: Schreiseeadler, french: Pygargue vocifer). (857k)
Haliaeetus vocifer
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer, german: Schreiseeadler, french: Pygargue vocifer). (1.8M)
African Fish Eagle Eating
African Fish Eagle eating a fish. (926k)
Nesting African Fish Eagle
Nesting African Fish Eagle. (1056k)
Polemaetus bellicosus
Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus, german: Kampfadler, french: Aigle martial). (1235k)
 Unknown Bird
?? Unknown bird. (607k)
 Unknown Bird
?? Unknown bird. (607k)
 Unknown Bird
?? Unknown bird. (672k)
 Unknown Bird
?? Unknown bird. (742k)
 Unknown Bird
?? Unknown bird. (762k)

This page contains 215 pictures of 143 bird species and 1 other species

Uganda
Main page for Uganda

Page last updated on Wed Sep 16 12:28:52 2020 (Mountain Standard Time)


Birds in Uganda on (null)


© Dr. Günther Eichhorn
Retired
Email Guenther Eichhorn

*Dr. Günther Eichhorn Travel Website
*Soaring website