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Birds of Uganda – Purple-Crested Turaco

Given Uganda’s equatorial location & sheer abundance of water, the density of wildlife in this country can get your head spinning. There are (way) over 1000 bird species confirmed in the country alone. And what birds! Some of them look like actual runway models. We have already looked at some superb starlings, stunning sunbirds & fabulous flamingos, today we meet the Purple-Crested Turaco (or Tauraco porphyreolophus). (more…)

Post Author: Kelsey

Birds of Uganda – Great Blue Turaco

Given Uganda’s equatorial location & sheer abundance of water, the density of wildlife in this country can get your head spinning. There are (way) over 1000 bird species confirmed in the country alone. And what birds! Some of them look like actual runway models. We have already looked at some superb starlings, stunning sunbirds & fabulous flamingos, today we meet the Great Blue Turaco (or Corythaeola cristata). (more…)

Post Author: Kelsey

Birds of Uganda – Lesser Flamingo

Given it’s equatorial location & abundance of water, the sheer density of wildlife in Uganda can get your head spinning. There are (well) over 1000 bird species confirmed in the country alone. And what birds! Some of them look like actual runway models. We have already met the gorgeous Greater Flamingo & today we meet the lovely Lesser Flamingo (or Phoeniconaias minor). (more…)

Post Author: Kelsey

Birds of Uganda – Greater Flamingo

Given Uganda’s equatorial location & abundance of fresh water, the density of wildlife in this country can make your head spin. There are (way) over 1000 confirmed bird species in the country alone. And what birds! Some of them look like actual runway models. We have already looked at some superb starlings & stunning sunbirds, today we meet the graceful Greater Flamingo (or Phoenicopterus roseus). (more…)

Post Author: Kelsey

Birds of Uganda – Variable Sunbird

Uganda’s equatorial location & abundance of fresh water provides it a sheer density of wildlife that can make your head spin. There are (well) over 1000 bird species confirmed in the country alone. And what birds! Some of them look like actual runway models. We have already met the Collard, Malachite & Palestine sunbirds, today we meet the Variable Sunbird (or Cinnyris venustus). (more…)

Post Author: Kelsey

Birds of Uganda – Palestine Sunbird

Given it’s equatorial location & abundance of fresh water, the sheer density of wildlife in Uganda is enough to make your head spin. There are (way) over 1000 bird species confirmed in the country alone. And what birds! Some of them look like actual runway models. We have already met the Collard & Malachite sunbirds, today we meet the Palestine Sunbird (or Cinnyris osea). (more…)

Post Author: Kelsey

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