Birds of Uganda – Superb Starling

Given it’s equatorial location & abundant fresh water, the sheer density of wildlife in Uganda can make your head spin. There are (way) over 1000 confirmed bird species found in the country alone. And what birds, some of them look like runway models! We have already looked at the Violet-backs, Red-wings & Wattled Starlings, so today lets meet another member of the starling family, the Superb Starling (or Lamprotornis superbus). Continue reading “Birds of Uganda – Superb Starling”

Birds of Uganda – Wattled Starling

Mostly due to it’s equatorial location & abundant fresh water, the sheer density of wildlife in Uganda can make your head spin. There are (well) over 1000 confirmed bird species found in the country alone. And what birds, some of them look like runway models! We have already looked at the Violet-backs & Red-wings, so today lets meet another handsome member of the starling family, the Wattled Starling (or Creatophora cinerea). Continue reading “Birds of Uganda – Wattled Starling”

Birds of Uganda – Red-Winged Starling

Due to it’s equatorial location & abundant fresh water, the sheer density of wildlife in Uganda can make your head spin. There are (well) over 1000 confirmed bird species found in the country alone. And what birds, some of them look like runway models! We are so excited about this fun series on birds. Last week we looked at the lovely Violet-backed Starling & today we will meet another handsome member of the starling family, the Red-winged Starling. Continue reading “Birds of Uganda – Red-Winged Starling”

Birds of Uganda – Violet-Backed Starling

As we have mentioned before, there is an absolutely enormous amount of diversity of life in Uganda. It’s equatorial location paired with plentiful natural waterways & lakes (even the Nile is born in Uganda) makes it the ideal place for a variety of wildlife so dense it almost makes your head spin. There are (well) over 1000 confirmed bird species alone. And what birds, some of them look like runway models! Continue reading “Birds of Uganda – Violet-Backed Starling”