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SPECIES ACCOUNTS

PART FOUR

 

 

List follows the plate numbers of the Helm Field Guide “Birds of East Africa” published by A&C Black Publishers Ltd.

 

Birds marked with * have been heard only. Underlined names marks Albertine Rift Endemics.

 

Anyone interested in a detailed excel file of birds recorded per day can e-mail me at jos.birds(at)hetnet.nl

 

 

1.                     Black-throated Coucal: one along Kurimia trail in Semliki NP

2.                     Great White Pelican: 10+ QENP during boat trip

3.                     Pink-backed Pelican: 10+ QENP during boat trip

4.                     Little Grebe: one en route to Ruhija

5.                     Great Cormorant: 3 on Lake Mburo, 100+ in QENP during boat trip

6.                     Long-tailed Cormorant: 6 on Lake Mburo, 10+ in QENP, 10+ in Murchison Falls

7.                     African Darter: 10+ in Murchison Falls

8.                     African Finfoot: one male on Lake Mburo

9.                     Little Bittern: one in QENP during boat trip

10.                Black-crowned Night-heron: 4 along Lake Mburo

11.                Cattle Egret: common in cultivated areas and most game parks

12.                Squacco Heron: 3 in QENP and 6 in Murchison Falls

13.                Striated Heron: 3 along Lake Mburo

14.                Little Egret: 4 at Mabamba, 4 in QENP and 15 in Murchison Falls

15.                Black Heron: one in QENP during boat trip

16.                Intermediate Egret: 2 at Mabamba and 4 in Murchison Falls

17.                Great Egret: 3 at Mabamba, 2 in QENP and 20+ in Murchison Falls

18.                Goliath Heron: 2 in QENP and 4 in Murchison Falls

19.                Purple Heron: 2 at Mabamba, 1 en route to Kabale

20.                Grey Heron: 6 in QENP

21.                Black-headed Heron: common throughout in suitable habitat except in Murchison Falls

22.                Hamerkop: 10+ Mabamba, 5 Lake Mburo, 5 QENP, 4 Murchison Falls

23.                Yellow-billed Stork: 2 seen en route, 6 at QENP, 3 at Murchison Falls

24.                Woolly-necked Stork: one en route to Lake Mburo

25.                African Openbill: 2 at Mabamba, 4 at Murchison Falls

26.                Saddle-billed Stork: 2 at Mabamba, 2 at QENP, 3 at Murchison Falls

27.                Marabou Stork: 10+ Mabamba, 10+ QENP, 10+ en route to Masindi, common in Kampala

28.                Shoebill Stork: one at Mabamba

29.                Sacred Ibis: 10 at Kaaku Swamp, 2 at QENP, 4 at Semliki Hot Springs

30.                Hadada Ibis: fairly common throughout except in mountaines south-west

31.                African Spoonbill: 2 at QENP

32.                Egyptian Goose: 2 at Lake Mburo, 100+ at QENP, 10+ at Murchison Falls

33.                Spur-winged Goose: one en route to Kabale, 6 at Murchison Falls

34.                White-faced Whistling-Duck: 2 at Mabamba, 20+ at QENP, 7 at Murchison Falls

35.                Yellow-billed Duck: 2 at Mabamba, 4 en route to Kisoro, 6 en route to Buhoma

36.                Yellow-billed Kite: 5 at Mabamba, 20+ en route, common around Kampala

37.                Black-shouldered Kite: 2 near Mabamba, 2 at QENP, several en route

38.                African Fish-Eagle: 2 at Mabamba, 10 at Lake Mburo, 10+ at QENP, 8 at Murchison Falls

39.                Palm-nut Vulture: 1 at Mabamba, 4 at QENP, several en route

40.                Hooded Vulture: 2 near Mabamba

41.                White-headed Vulture: one at QENP

42.                White-backed Vulture: 6 at Lake Mburo, 10+ at QENP, 4 at Murchison Falls

43.                Rueppell’s Griffon: 2 at QEP Ishasha sector

44.                Lappet-faced Vulture: 2 at Lake Mburo, 1 at QENP, 1 at Murchison Falls

45.                Brown Snake-Eagle: 3 at Lake Mburo, 3 at QENP

46.                Western Banded Snake-Eagle: one en route to Hoima

47.                African Marsh-Harrier: 4 at Mabamba

48.                Eastern Chanting-Goshawk: 1 at Murchison Falls

49.                Dark Chanting-Goshawk: 1 en route to Murchison Falls

50.                Gabar Goshawk: 1 at Lake Mburo

51.                Lizard Buzzard: 2 en route back to Kampala

52.                Shikra: 1 at Mabamba, 2 en route back to Kampala

53.                Little Sparrowhawk: 1 at QENP

54.                African Harrier-Hawk: 1 at QENP, 1 en route to Masindi, 1 near Masindi

55.                Augur Buzzard: 6 en route in mountaines south-west

56.                Mountain Buzzard: 3 near Ruhija

57.                Tawny Eagle: 1 at Murchison Falls

58.                Wahlberg’s Eagle: 1 at QENP

59.                Lesser Spotted Eagle: 1 at QENP

60.                African Hawk-Eagle: 1 at QENP, 1 at Murchison Falls

61.                Ayres’ Hawk-Eagle: 1 at QENP

62.                Cassin’s Hawk-Eagle: 1 at Buhoma 1 at Royal Mile

63.                Bateleur: 2 at Lake Mburo, 6 at QENP, 10 at Murchison Falls

64.                Long-crested Eagle: 2 at QENP, several seen en route

65.                Martial Eagle: 2 at QENP, 1 at Murchison Falls

66.                Crowned Hawk-Eagle: 1 at Buhoma

67.                Eurasian Kestrel: 1 near Kampala

68.                Grey Kestrel: 1 at Mabamba, 2 at Murchison Falls

69.                African Hobby: 1 en route to Masindi

70.                Red-necked Falcon: 1 at Murchison Falls

71.                Lanner Falcon: 1 at Ruhija

72.                Helmeted Guineafowl: common in Game Parks; Lake Mburo, QENP, Murchison Falls

73.                Crested Guieafowl: 4 at Kibale

74.                Scaly Francolin: 1 at Semliki

75.                Nahan’s Francolin: 2 at Royal Mile

76.                *Coqui Francolin: heard only at Lake Mburo

77.                Hueglin’s Francolin: 1 at Murchison Falls

78.                Crested Francolin: 8 at Lake Mburo, 10 at Lake Albert escarpment, 4 at Murchison Falls

79.                Red-necked Spurfowl: 4 at Lake Mburo, very common at QENP (50+)

80.                Harlequin Quail: 1 at QENP

81.                Common Quail : 3 at QENP

82.                Blue Quail : 1 at Murchison Falls

83.                White-spotted Flufftail: 1 at swamp near Kibale, 1 heard at Royal Mile

84.                *Red-chested Flufftail: heard only at Mubwindi Swamp

85.                African Crake: 1 at Mabamba, 1 at QENP

86.                Black Crake: 1 at Mabamba, 4 at QENP, 2 at Murchison Falls

87.                Common Moorhen: 1 en route to Ruhija

88.                African Jacana: common at Mabamba, QENP, Murchison Falls

89.                Lesser Jacana: 1 at Mabamba

90.                Grey-crowned Crane: common in the south and at Murchison Falls

91.                Black-bellied Bustard: 3 at Lake Mburo, 4 at QENP

92.                Black-winged Stilt: 8 at QENP

93.                Spotted Thick-knee: 2 at Murchison Falls

94.                Water Thick-knee: 4 at QENP

95.                Senegal Thick-knee: 2 at Murchison Falls

96.                Collared Pratincole: 15 at QENP

97.                Rock Pratincole: 4 at Murchison Falls

98.                Spur-winged Plover: common at QENP (40+) and Murchison Falls (15+)

99.                Long-toed Lapwing: 8 at Mabamba, 2 at Lake Mburo, 2 at Kaaku Swamp

100.           Wattled Lapwing: 8 at Lake Mburo, 15 at QEN, 1 at Murchison Falls

101.           Black-headed Lapwing: 3 at Murchison Falls

102.           Senegal Lapwing: 8 at Lake Mburo, 4 at QENP

103.           Kittlitz’s Plover: 10 at QENP

104.           Three-banded Plover: 1 at Semliki Hotsprings

105.           Grey-headed Gull: 20+ at QENP

106.           Gull-billed Tern: flock at Mabamba of 100+

107.           African Skimmer: 50+ at QENP

108.           White-winged Tern: 200+ at Mabamba, 100+ at QENP

109.           African Green Pigeon: 6 at Lake buro, 2 at Buhoma

110.           Bronze-naped Pigeon: 1 at Buhoma

111.           Speckled Pigeon: 20+ at Lake Mburo, one near Nkuringo

112.           Olive Pigeon: common at Ruhija (30+)

113.           Rock Dove: 15 near Lake Mburo

114.           Emerald-Spotted Wood-dove: one at Lake Mburo

115.           Blue-spotted Wood-dove: 2 at Lake Mburo, 4 at Buhoma, 10+ at QENP

116.           Black-billed Wood-dove: 10 at Murchison Falls

117.           Tambourine Dove: 3 at Buhoma, 4 at Semliki, 6 at Kibale, 3 at Royal Mile

118.           Ring-necked Dove: common at Lake Mburo, QENP and Murchison Falls

119.           Red-eyed Dove: common throughout

120.           African Mourning Dove: 2 en route to Murchison Falls

121.           Vinaceous Dove: 8 at Murchison Falls

122.           Laughing Dove: common at QENP (50+)

123.           Dusky Turtle-dove: 4 at Mgahinga

124.           Meyer’s Parrot: 5 en route to Lake Mburo

125.           Grey Parrot: 2 at Mabamba

126.           Red-headed Lovebird: one near Masindi en route back to Kampala

127.           Great Blue Turaco: 4 near Mabamba, 8 at Buhoma, 4 at Semliki

128.           Ross’ Turaco: 2 near Mabamba, 2 at Budongo (lodge)

129.           Ruwenzori Turaco: one at Mgahinga

130.           White-crested Turaco: 1 at Murchison Falls

131.           Black-billed Turaco: 2 at Ruhija, 2 at Buhoma

132.           Bare-faced Go-away-bird: 4 at Lake Mburo, 2 at QENP

133.           Eastern Grey Plantain-eater: 10 at Mabamba, 2 at Budongo (lodge), 2 at Murchison Falls

134.           Levaillant’s Cuckoo: one at Lake Mburo

135.           Red-chested Cuckoo: one at Busingiro

136.           Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo: one at Semliki

137.           Dideric Cuckoo: 1 at QENP

138.           Klaas’ Cuckoo: one en route to QENP

139.           African Emerald Cuckoo: one at Semliki

140.           *Yellow-throated Cuckoo: heard only at Semliki

141.           Yellowbill: one at Semliki, one at swamp near Kibale

142.           White-browed Coucal: 2 near Mabamba, 2 at Lake Mburo, common at QENP (30+), 1 at MFNP

143.           Blue-headed Coucal: 3 at Mabamba, one at Kaaku Swamp

144.           Senegal Coucal: 1 at Murchison Falls

145.           Verreaux’s Eagle-Owl: one at Lake Mburo

146.           Greyish Eagle-Owl: one at Murchison Falls

147.           Pearl-spotted Owlet: one at Murchison Falls

148.           Swamp Nightjar: one at Murchison Falls

149.           Fiery-necked Nightjar: one at Murchison Falls

150.           Pennant-winged Nightjar: 6 at Murchison Falls

151.           Little Swift: 15+ at QENP, 25+ at lodge in Budongo

152.           White-rumped Swift: 6 at Lake Mburo, 50+ at QENP, 30+ near Budongo

153.           Alpine Swift: 2 at QENP

154.           African Palm-swift: 15 at Mabamba, common at QENP, 15 at MFNP

155.           Sabine’s Spinetail: one at Budongo (royal mile)

156.           Speckled Mousebird: very common througout

157.           Blue-naped Mousebird: 8 at Lake Mburo, common at QENP (50+), 4 at MFNP

158.           Narina Trogon: one at Kibale, one at Kaniyo Pabidi (MFNP)

159.           Bar-tailed Trogon: one at Buhoma

160.           Pied Kingfisher: 2 at Mabamba, 10 at Lake Mburo, very common at QENP and MFNP

161.           Striped Kingfisher: 4 at Lake Mburo, 2 at Murchison Falls

162.           Grey-headed Kingfisher: 2 at QENP, 3 at Murchison Falls

163.           Giant Kingfisher: one at Murchison Falls

164.           Woodland Kingfisher: 3 at QENP, one at Murchison Falls

165.           Blue-breasted Kingfisher: one at Kibale, one at Budongo (Royal Mile)

166.           Chocolate-backed Kingfisher: 2 at Budongo (Busingiro and Royal Mile)

167.           Malachite Kingfisher: 2 at Mabamba, 2 at QENP, 2 at Murchison Falls

168.           African Pygmy-Kingfisher: one at Kaaku Swamp, one at Budongo, one at MFNP

169.           Dwarf Kingfisher: one at Budongo

170.           *Shining-blue Kingfisher: heard only at Semliki

171.           Little Bee-eater: 5 at QENP

172.           Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater: 2 at Kaaku Swamp, 2 at Ruhija, 2 at The Neck

173.           Blue-breasted Bee-eater: 2 at Mabamba

174.           White-throated Bee-eater: 6 at QENP

175.           Swallow-tailed Bee-eater: 2 at escarpment, 2 at Murchison Falls

176.           Black Bee-eater: 3 at The Neck, 2 at Buhoma

177.           Madagascar Bee-eater: 4 at QENP

178.           Red-throated Bee-eater: 10+ at Murchison Falls (boat trip)

179.           Northern Carmine Bee-eater: 8 at Murchison Falls

180.           Broad-billed Roller: 4 at Mabamba, 2 at QENP, 8 at Murchison Falls

181.           Blue-throated Roller: Budongo: 3 at Busingiro, 2 at Royal Mile

182.           Lilac-breasted Roller: 3 at Lake Mburo

183.           Green Woodhoopoe: 3 at Lake Mburo, 4 at QENP

184.           White-headed Woodhoopoe: 2 at Ruhija

185.           African Hoopoe: one at QENP

186.           Common Scimitar-bill: 2 at Lake Mburo, 8 at QENP

187.           Red-billed Hornbill: one at Murchison Falls (first record?)

188.           African Grey Hornbill: 3 at Lake Mburo, 8 at Murchison Falls

189.           Crowned Hornbill: 3 at Ruhija, 1 at Buhoma

190.           African Pied Hornbill: 3 at Mabamba, 4 en route to Semliki

191.           Piping Hornbill: 2 at Semliki

192.           Red-billed Dwarf Hornbill: 5 at Semliki

193.           *White-crested Hornbill: heard only at Semliki

194.           Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill: 4 at Mabamba, 4 at Ruhija, 4 at Kibale, 10 at Budongo

195.           White-thighed Hornbill: 8 at Budongo

196.           Abyssinian Ground-Hornbill: 6 at Murchison Falls one en route to Kaniyo Pabidi

197.           Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird: 2 at Nkuringo, 3 at Ruhija, 4 at The Neck, 2 at Buhoma, 1 at Kibale

198.           Yellow-throated Tinkerbird: 2 at Buhoma, 1 en route to Semliki, 1 at Royal Mile

199.           Red-rumped Tinkerbird: one at Semliki

200.           Western Green-tinkerbird: one at Mgahinga

201.           Speckled Tinkerbird: one at the Neck, 10 at Kibale, 2 at Royal Mile

202.           Grey-throated Barbet: 2 at Ruhija, 1 at Buhoma, 2 at Kibale

203.           Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird: one en route to Semliki

204.           Spot-flanked Barbet: 2 at Lake Mburo, 1 at QENP

205.           Hairy-breasted Barbet: 2 at Kibale

206.           Yellow-spotted Barbet: one at Buhoma, one at Kibale

207.           White-headed Barbet: one near Lake Mburo, 2 en route to QENP

208.           Black-billed Barbet: 2 at escarpment, 2 at Murchison Falls

209.           Red-faced Barbet: 2 at Lake Mburo

210.           Double-toothed Barbet: one en route to QENP

211.           Yellow-billed Barbet: one at Semliki, one at Royal Mile

212.           Greater Honeyguide: one at the Neck, 2 at QENP, one at Escarpment

213.           Willcock’s Honeyguide: one at Buhoma, one at Royal Mile

214.           Least Honeyguide: one at Ruhija

215.           Dwarf Honeyguide: 2 at Ruhija

216.           Cassin’s Honeyguide: one at the Neck

217.           Rufous-necked Wryneck: 5 en route to QENP

218.           Buff-spotted Woodpecker: one at Kibale, one at Royal Mile

219.           Brown-eared Woodpecker: 2 at Kibale

220.           Cardinal Woodpecker: one at Ruhija, one at Kibale (lodge), one at MFNP

221.           Elliot’s Woodpecker: 2 at Ruhija, one at Buhoma, one at Kibale

222.           Golden-crowned Woodpecker: 2 at Royal Mile

223.           Grey Woodpecker: one at Murchison Falls

224.           African Broadbill: one at Buhoma

225.           Rufous-sided Broadbill: one at Semliki

226.           African Green Broadbill: one at Ruhija (Mubwindi Trail)

227.           Rufous-naped Lark: 4 at QENP

228.           Flappet Lark: one at Lake Mburo, common at QENP (40+), 10 at escarpment, 4 at MFNP

229.           Sun Lark: one at Murchison Falls

230.           White-tailed Lark: 2 at QENP

231.           Red-capped Lark: 2 at QENP

232.           Rock Martin: 2 at Ruhija

233.           Plain Martin: 4 at QENP

234.           Banded Martin: 4 en route to QENP, 15 at Murchison Falls

235.           Mosque Swallow: 2 en route to QENP, 2 at Murchison Falls

236.           Rufous-chested Swallow: 2 at Mabamba, 4 en route

237.           Lesser Striped-swallow: fairly common throughout

238.           Angola Swallow: 25+ at Mabamba, 10+ Bwindi, 5 at Kibale (lodge)

239.           Wire-tailed Swallow: 2 at QENP, 4 at Murchison Falls

240.           Black Sawwing: common at Ruhija and Buhoma (100+), 10 at Budongo

241.           White-headed Sawwing: one at Lake Mburo, 4 near QENP, 2 at Budongo

242.           African Pied Wagtail: common throughout

243.           Mountain Wagtail: 2 at the Neck

244.           Cape Wagtail: 2 at Kaaku Swamp, one at Nkuringo, one at Mubwindi Swamp

245.           Yellow-throated Longclaw: 2 at Mabamba, 10+ at QENP

246.           African Pipit: 10+ at QENP, one en route to Budongo

247.           Long-billed Pipit: one at QENP

248.           Plain-backed Pipit: 4 at QENP

249.           Black Cuckoo-shrike: 2 at Lake Mburo, one at QENP, one at escarpment

250.           Red-shouldered Cuckoo-shrike: one at Lake Mburo

251.           Petit’s Cuckoo-shrike: one at Buhoma

252.           Grey Cuckoo-shrike: 2 at Ruhija, 2 at the Neck

253.           Yellow-spotted Nicator: 2 at Semliki, one at Royal Mile

254.           Yellow-throated Nicator: one at Semliki

255.           Common Bulbul: common throughout

256.           Yellow-whiskered Bulbul: 6 at Ruhija, 4 at Buhoma, 2 at Kibale, 4 at Budongo

257.           Little Greenbul: 2 at the Neck, 4 at Buhoma, 6 at Kibale, 6 at Budongo

258.           Mountain Greenbul: 2 at Mgahinga, 5 at Ruhija

259.           Slender-billed Greenbul: 2 at the Neck

260.           Shelley’s Greenbul: one at the Neck, one at Buhoma

261.           Yellow-streaked Bulbul: one at Ruhija

262.           Cabanis’ Greenbul: one at Kibale

263.           Grey Greenbul: 3 at Royal Mile, one at Kaniyo Pabidi

264.           Ansorge’s Greenbul: one at the Neck

265.           Toro Olive Greenbul: one at Semliki, 2 at Kibale

266.           Plain Greenbul: one at Kibale

267.           Xavier’s Greenbul: 5 at Kibale

268.           *Leaf-love: heard only at Kibale

269.           Joyful Greenbul: one at Budongo

270.           Common Bristlebill: one at Buhoma

271.           Green-tailed Bristlebill: 2 at Semliki

272.           Red-tailed Greenbul: one at the Neck, one at Buhoma

273.           White-throated Greenbul: one at Kibale, one at Royal Mile

274.           Swamp Greenbul: one at Semliki

275.           Honeyguide Greenbul: 2 at Budongo

276.           Spotted Greenbul: one at Budongo

277.           White-starred Robin: 2 at Ruhija

278.           Equatorial Akalet: one at Buhoma

279.           Forest Robin: one at Royal Mile, one at Kaniyo Padibi

280.           Brown-chested Alethe: one at Kaniyo Padibi

281.           Red-throated Alethe: one at Kaniyo Padibi

282.           White-browed Robin-Chat: one at Lake Mburo, 10 at QENP

283.           *Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat: heard only at Budongo (lodge)

284.           Red-capped Robin-Chat: one at Buhoma

285.           Grey-winged Robin-Chat: one at Buhoma

286.           Archer’s Robin-Chat: 2 at Ruhija, one at Buhoma

287.           White-bellied Robin-Chat: one at Buhoma

288.           Olive Thrush: 5 at Ruhija

289.           African Thrush: one at Kaaku Swamp, one at QENP, one at Kibale, one at MFNP

290.           *Kivu Ground-thrush: heard only at Mgahinga

291.           White-tailed Ant-Thrush: 2 at Kibale

292.           Red-tailed Ant-Thrush: 3 at Semliki

293.           Rufous Flycatcher-Thrush: one at Semliki, one at Budongo

294.           Sooty Chat: 2 at Lake Mburo, 30+ at QENP

295.           Mocking Cliff-Chat: 2 at escarpment

296.           African Stonechat: several seen en route (10)

297.           Red-backed Scrub-Robin: one near Mabamba, one at Lake Mburo, one at QENP

298.           Brown-backed crub-Robin: one at Kibale (swamp)

299.           Spotted Mourning-Thrush: 4 at Murchison Falls

300.           Mountain Yellow-warbler: 2 at Mgahinga

301.           *Papyrus Yellow-warbler: heard only at Kaaku Swamp

302.           Lesser Swamp-warbler: one at Kaaku Swamp

303.           Greater Swamp-warbler: 2 at Kaaku Swamp

304.           White-winged Scrub-Warbler: one at Kaaku Swamp

305.           Cinnamon Bracken-Warbler: 2 at Mgahinga, one at Ruhija

306.           Cameroon Scrub-Warbler: one at Ruhija

307.           Grauer’s Scrub-Warbler: 2 at Mubwindi Swamp

308.           Buff-bellied Warbler: 2 at Lake Mburo

309.           Red-faced Woodland-Warbler: 2 at Ruhija, one at Buhoma

310.           Green Hylia: one at the Neck, one at Buhoma, one at Kibale, one at Kaniyo Pabidi

311.           Short-tailed Warbler: one at Buhoma

312.           White-browed Crombec: one at the Neck

313.           Green Crombec: one at Buhoma, one at Semliki, one at Kibale

314.           Grey Longbill: one at Kaniyo Pabidi

315.           Northern Crombec: one near QENP, 2 at escarpment

316.           Green-backed Eremomela: one at Murchison Falls

317.           Rufous-crowned Eremomela: 2 at Royal Mile

318.           Yellow-bellied Hyliota: one at escarpment

319.           Black-faced Rufous Warbler: 2 at Buhoma, one at Kibale Forest

320.           Moustached Grass-Warbler: 2 at QENP, 2 at Murchison Falls

321.           Fan-tailed Grassbird: one at Murchison Falls

322.           Grauer’s Warbler: one at Ruhija

323.           Zitting Cisticola: 4 at QENP, one at Murchison Falls

324.           Croaking Cisicola: 7 at QENP, 4 at Murchison Falls

325.           Rattling Cisticola: 2 at Murchison Falls

326.           Winding Cisticola: 3 at Mabamba, 2 at QENP

327.           Carruther’s Cisticola: one at Mabamba, 3 at Kaaku Swamp, one at Mubwindi Swamp

328.           Singing Cisticola: 2 en route to Ruhija

329.           Red-faced Cisticola: 2 at Mabamba

330.           Chubb’s Cisticola: 2 at Mgahinga, 6 at Ruhija

331.           Trilling Cisticola: 2 at Lake Mburo, 4 at QENP

332.           Whistling Cisticola: one at grassland before Royal Mile

333.           Siffling Cisticola: one en route to Masindi

334.           Foxy Cisticola: 3 at escarpment

335.           Red-winged Grey Warbler: 2 at Murchison Falls

336.           Tawny-flanked Prinia: several en route, 2 at Murchison Falls

337.           White-chinned Prinia: one at Kibale Forest

338.           Banded Prinia: one at Mgahinga, one at Ruhija

339.           Grey-capped Warbler: one at Mabamba

340.           Green-backed Camaroptera: 2 at Buhoma, 2 at the Neck, 2 at Buhoma, 2 at Royal Mile

341.           Olive-green Camaroptera: one at the Neck

342.           Yellow-browed Camaroptera: one at Budongo

343.           Grey Apalis: 2 at the Neck

344.           Chestnut-throated Apalis: 2 at Ruhija

345.           Buff-throated Apalis: 4 at the Neck, 2 at Buhoma, 5 at Kibale

346.           Collared Apalis: one at Mgahinga

347.           Black-throated Apalis: one at Mubwindi, 2 at the Neck, 4 at Kibale

348.           Masked Apalis: 2 at Kibale Forest

349.           Black-faced Apalis: 2 at Mgahinga, 2 at Ruhija

350.           Black-capped Apalis: 2 at Royal Mile

351.           White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher: fairly common in and around Bwindi (15+)

352.           Northern Black-Flycatcher: 2 at QENP

353.           Yellow-eyed Black-Flycatcher: one at Ruhija

354.           Pale Flycatcher: one at Murchison Falls

355.           Ashy Flycatcher: 4 at Kibale

356.           Gambaga Flycatcher: 2 at Murchison Falls

357.           African Dusky Flycatcher: 6 at Ruhija

358.           Grey Tit-Flycatcher: one at Lake Mburo

359.           Grey-throated Tit-Flycatcher: 2 at Kibale

360.           Swamp Flycatcher: one at Mabamba, 2 at Kaaku Swamp, one at QENP

361.           Cassin’s Flycatcher: one at Buhoma

362.           Dusky-blue Flycatcher: 2 at Buhoma

363.           Chapin’s Flycatcher: 2 at Buhoma

364.           Sooty Flycatcher: 2 at Buhoma

365.           African Forest-Flycatcher: 2 at Royal Mile

366.           Chinspot Batis: 2 at Ruhija

367.           Black-headed Batis: one en route to Murchison Falls

368.           Ruwenzori Batis: 2 at Ruhija

369.           African Shrike-Flycatcher: one at the Neck, one at Kibale, 2 at Royal Mile, one at Kaniyo Pabidi

370.           Black-and-White Shrike-Flycatcher: one at Buhoma

371.           Brown-throated Wattle-eye: 2 at Buhoma

372.           Chestnut Wattle-eye: 2 at Kibale, 5 at Budongo

373.           African Paradise-Flycatcher: 2 at Lake Mburo, 3 at Ruhija, 4 at the Neck, 2 at Buhoma

374.           Red-bellied Paradis-Flycatcher: one at Buhoma, 6 at Kibale, one at Royal Mile, one at Kaniyo P.

375.           Silverbird: 3 at escarpment, common around camp at MFNP (8)

376.           Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher: one at Kibale

377.           White-bellied Crested-Flycatcher: one at Ruhija

378.           African Blue-Flycatcher: one at Buhoma, one at Budongo (lodge)

379.           White-tailed Blue-Flycatcher: one at Kaaku Swamp, one at Nkuringo, one at Ruhija

380.           Chestnut-capped Flycatcher: 2 at Royal Mile

381.           Scaly-breasted Illadopsis: one at Kibale

382.           Mountain Illadopsis: one at Buhoma

383.           Brown Illadopsis: 2 at Semliki, 2 at Kibale

384.           Puvel’s Illadopsis: 2 at Kaniyo Pabidi

385.           Ruwenzori Hill-Babbler: 2 at Ruhija

386.           Arrow-marked Babbler: 8 at QENP

387.           Brown Babbler: 4 at QENP, 2 at Murchison Falls

388.           Black-lored Babbler: one en route to Lake Mburo, 8 at QENP

389.           Dusky Tit: common at the Neck (20+), 6 at Kibale

390.           White-winged Black-Tit: one at lodge Budongo

391.           Stripe-breasted Tit: 7 at Ruhija

392.           African Yellow White-eye: common in and around Bwindi (15+), 2 at Kibale Forest

393.           Bronze Sunbird: 7 at Lake Mburo, 8 at Bwindi NP

394.           Malachite Sunbird: 2 at Mgahinga

395.           Green-headed Sunbird: one at Kaaku Swamp, 2 at the Neck, 2 at Kibale

396.           Blue-throated Brown Sunbird: one at Buhoma, 4 at Kibale

397.           *Blue-headed Sunbird: heard only at Mgahinga and Ruhija

398.           Northern Double-collared Sunbird: 3 at Ruhija, 2 at Buhoma

399.           Olive-bellied Sunbird: one at escarpment

400.           Tiny Sunbird: 2 at Buhoma

401.           Rwenzori Double-collared Sunbird: one at Mgahinga

402.           Regal Sunbird: common at Mgahinga and Ruhija (20+)

403.           Green-throated Sunbird: 4 at Buhoma

404.           Green Sunbird: one at the Neck, one at Buhoma

405.           Olive Sunbird: one at Buhoma, 10 at Kibale

406.           Little Green Sunbird: 2 at Kibale Forest

407.           Grey-headed Sunbird: 2 at the Neck, 4 at Kibale

408.           Copper Sunbird: 6 en route to the Neck, 4 at Buhoma

409.           Superb Sunbird: one at Royal Mile

410.           Marico Sunbird: one at QENP

411.           Scarlet-chested Sunbird: one at QENP, one at Budongo (lodge)

412.           Beautiful Sunbird: 2 at escarpment

413.           Red-chested Sunbird: 2 at Mabamba

414.           Variable Sunbird: 6 at Mgahinga, one at Buhoma

415.           Collared Sunbird: one at Nkuringo, 2 at Buhoma

416.           Common Fiscal: one near Lake Mburo, 15+ at QENP, 5 en route to Semliki, one at Kibale

417.           Grey-backed Fiscal: 6 at Lake Mburo, 40+ at QENP, several en route (10+)

418.           Mackinnon’s Shrike: 3 at Kaaku Swamp, 2 at Ruhija, 2 near Kibale

419.           Yellow-billed Shrike: 4 at Murchison Falls

420.           Tropical Boubou: one at Ruhija

421.           Luehder’s Bushshrike: 3 at Ruhija, one at Buhoma, one at Kibale Forest

422.           Black-headed Gonolek: 3 en route to Lake Mburo, 8 at QENP, 5 at Murchison Falls

423.           Papyrus Gonolek: 5 at Lake Mburo

424.           Mountain Boubou: one at Mgahinga, one at Ruhija

425.           Sooty Boubou: one at Kibale

426.           Brubru: one at Murchison Falls

427.           Northern Puffback: one at Ruhija, 2 at Kibale, 2 at Murchison Falls

428.           Pink-footed Puffback: one at the Neck

429.           Black-crowned Tchagra: 4 at QENP, 2 at Murchison Falls

430.           Brown-crowned Tchagra: one en route to the Neck, one at Buhoma

431.           Marsh Tchagra: one at swamp near Kibale

432.           Sulphur-breasted Bushshrike: one at Lake Mburo

433.           Many-colored Bushshrike: one at the Neck

434.           Doherty’s Bushshrike: one at Nkuringo

435.           Grey-green Bushshrike: one at Ruhija, one at Buhoma

436.           White Helmetshrike: one en route to QENP

437.           Fork-tailed Drongo: 7 at Lake Mburo, 50+ at QENP

438.           Velvet-mantled Drongo: one at Kibale

439.           Piapiac: 30 at Murchison Falls

440.           Pied Crow: 6 en route to Lake Mburo, 50+ at Lake Mburo, one near Kampala

441.           White-necked Raven: 5 en route to Ruhija

442.           African Black-headed Oriole: one at Lake Mburo, one at Buhoma, one at Budongo

443.           Black-tailed Oriole: one at Ruhija, one at the Neck

444.           Western Black-headed Oriole: one at QENP, 2 at Kibale

445.           Black-winged Oriole: 2 at Kibale

446.           Yellow-billed Oxpecker: 5 at Lake Mburo, 30+ at QENP

447.           Stuhlmann’s Starling: 2 at Buhoma

448.           Narrow-tailed Starling: 2 at Buhoma, 8 at Kibale

449.           Waller’s Starling: 20+ at Ruhija

450.           Slender-billed Starling: 7 at Ruhija

451.           Greater Blue-eared Starling: 2 en route to Lake Mburo

452.           Lesser Blue-eared Starling: 6 at escarpment, 4 at Murchison Falls

453.           Rueppell’s Glossy-Starling: 50+ at Lake Mburo, 30+ at QENP, 30+ at MFNP

454.           Purple-headed Glossy-Starling: 10+ at Kibale

455.           Splendid Glossy-Starling: 2 at Mabamba, 2 at Semliki

456.           Violet-backed Starling: one at Lake Mburo, flock of 25 at QENP

457.           Sharpe’s Starling: 2 at Ruhija

458.           Rufous Sparrow: 6 at Murchison Falls

459.           Speckle-fronted Weaver: 4 at Murchison Falls

460.           Grey-headed Sparrow: common at nearly all sites (100+)

461.           Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver: 6 at escarpment

462.           Village Weaver: 15+ at Mabamba, 4 at Lake Mburo, 15+ at MFNP, several en route

463.           Lesser Masked Weaver: 4 at Murchison Falls

464.           Vitelline Masked Weaver: 2 en route to MFNP

465.           Spectacled Weaver: 2 at Mgahinga, 2 at Buhoma, 2 at Budongo

466.           Black-necked Weaver: one at the Neck, 4 at Budongo

467.           Baglafecht Weaver: 2 at Kaaku Swamp, 2 at Mgahinga, 2 at Ruhija

468.           Grosbeak Weaver: flock of 50+ at Kibale

469.           Little Weaver: 2 at escarpment, 2 at MFNP

470.           Slender-billed Weaver: 2 at Kaaku Swamp

471.           Golden-backed Weaver: 2 at Kaaku Swamp, 3 at QENP

472.           Black-headed Weaver: 2 at Murchison Falls

473.           Compact Weaver: 2 at QENP

474.           Holub’s Golden-Weaver: 2 at the Neck

475.           Weyn’s Weaver: 10 at Mabamba nesting in papyrus

476.           Strange Weaver: 2 at Ruhija

477.           Brown-capped Weaver: 2 at Ruhija, 2 at the Neck

478.           Yellow-mantled Weaver: 2 at Royal Mile

479.           Black-billed Weaver: 2 at Buhoma, 2 at Kibale Forest

480.           Vieillot’s Black Weaver: 20 at Mabamba, common in Budongo area (100+)

481.           Red-billed Quelea: abundant at Mabamba and Lake Mburo (300+), 20 at QENP, 40+ at MFNP

482.           Red-headed Quelea: 4 at grassland near Royal Mile

483.           Red-headed Malimbe: one at the Neck, one at Buhoma

484.           Crested Malimbe: one at the Neck

485.           Red-collared Widowbird: 2 en route to the Neck, one near Hoima

486.           Fan-tailed Widowbird: 2 en route to Lake Mburo, 4 en route to QENP

487.           Marsh Widowbird: 2 near Masindi

488.           Black Bishop: one en route to the Neck

489.           Yellow Bishop: several en route in south-west

490.           White-winged Widowbird: 10 at QENP

491.           Red Bishop: 4 at QENP

492.           Orange Bishop: 4 en route to MFNP, 8 at MFNP

493.           Black-winged Bishop: 4 at Murchison Falls

494.           Grey-headed Negrofinch: 2 at the Neck, one at Buhoma, one at Semliki, one at Kibale

495.           Chestnut-breasted Negrofinch: one at Semliki

496.           White-breasted Negrofinch: one at the Neck, 3 at Kibale, one at Budongo

497.           Red-fronted Antpecker: 2 at Buhoma

498.           Green-winged Pytilia: 2 at QENP, one en route to MFNP

499.           Red-winged Pytilia: 2 at escarpment

500.           Brown Twinspot: 2 in grassland near Royal Mile

501.           Green-backed Twinspot: 2 at road along Kibale Forest

502.           Dusky Twinspot: 2 en route to the Neck

503.           Dusky Crimsonwing: one at Mgahinga, one at Ruhija

504.           Shelley’s Crimsonwing: one at Mgahinga

505.           Black-bellied Seedcracker: one at Semliki

506.           Red-cheeked Cordonbleu: one at Lake Mburo, 4 at escarpment, 6 at MFNP

507.           Red-billed Firefinch: common at most sites (200+)

508.           African Firefinch: one en route to Hoima

509.           Bar-breasted Firefinch: one at grassland near Royal Mile

510.           Yellow-bellied Waxbill: 5 en route to the Neck

511.           Common Waxbill: 15 en route to Lake Mburo, 4 at Kaaku Swamp, 30+ at QENP

512.           Black-rumped Waxbill: 8 en route to MFNP, 6 at MFNP

513.           Fawn-breasted Waxbill: 4 at QENP

514.           Black-crowned Waxbill: 4 en route to Lake Mburo, 2 at the Neck, 10 en route to Masindi

515.           Black-headed Waxbill: 4 at Mgahinga, 2 at Ruhija, 4 at the Neck

516.           African Quailfinch: 4 at Murchison Falls

517.           Red-billed Quailfinch: 4 at QENP

518.           Bronze Mannikin: 15 at Mabamba, 10 at grassland near Royal Mile

519.           Black-and-White Mannikin: 4 en route to Kabale, 6 at Nkuringo, 7 at Buhoma

520.           Magpie Mannikin: one at Buhoma

521.           Pin-tailed Whydah: 4 en route to the Neck, 12 at QENP, 10 at MFNP

522.           Village Indigobird: 3 at Buhoma

523.           Brimstone Canary: one en route to the Neck, 10 at QENP, 2 at escarpment

524.           Yellow-fronted Canary: one at Kaaku Swamp, one at Mgahinga, 2 at QENP, 4 at escarpment

525.           Cape Canary: 4 en route to the Neck

526.           Thick-billed Seedeater: 2 at Ruhija

527.           Western Citril: 6 en route to Lake Mburo, one at Mgahinga, one at Ruhija

528.           White-rumped Seedeater: 2 en route to Murchison Falls

529.           Streaky Seedeater: 2 at Kaaku Swamp, 2 at Mgahinga, one at Ruhija

530.           Oriole Finch: one at Mgahinga (first record for the park)

531.           Cinnamon-breasted Bunting: 2 at QENP, 2 at escarpment

532.           Golden-breasted Bunting: one at Lake Mburo, 2 at Ruhija, 6 near QENP

533.           Brown-rumped Bunting: 3 at escarpment

 

 

REPTILES & MAMMALS

 

 

1.          Mountain Bush-Viper: Mgahinga

2.          Green Leaf Snake: Mgahinga

3.          Blue-headed Agama Lizard: The Neck, Buhoma

4.          Red-headed Agama Lizard: Murchison Falls

5.          Nile Crocodile: QENP, Murchison Falls

6.          Chimpanzee: Kibale (habituated group), heard at the Neck

7.          Mountain Gorilla: Nkuringo (habituated group)

8.          Central African Red Colobus Monkey: Kibale

9.          Black-and-White Colobus Monkey: The Neck, Kibale

10.     Olive Baboon: Lake Mburo, QENP, Murchison Falls

11.     Grey-cheeked Mangabey: Semliki, Kibale

12.     Vervet Monkey: Lake Mburo, QENP

13.     Patas Monkey: Murchison Falls

14.     l’Hoest’s Monkey: Ruhija, Buhoma

15.     De Brazza’s Monkey: Semliki

16.     Golden Monkey: Mgahinga

17.     Red-tailed Monkey: The Neck, Buhoma, Semliki

18.     Blue Monkey: Semliki

19.     Uganda Grass-Hare: Murchison Falls

20.     Striped Ground-Squirrel: Lake Mburo, Ruhija

21.     Boehm’s Squirrel: Buhoma

22.     Spot-necked Otter: Kaaku Swamp

23.     Lion: QENP, Murchison Falls

24.     Giant Elephant Shrew: Semliki

25.     African Elephant: QENP, Murchison Falls

26.     Common Zebra: Lake Mburo

27.     Hippopotamus: Lake Mburo, Murchison Falls

28.     Warthog: Lake Mburo, QENP, Murchison Falls

29.     Giraffe: Murchison Falls

30.     African Buffalo: QENP, Murchison Falls

31.     Bushbuck: Lake Mburo, Murchison Falls

32.     Blue Duiker: Semliki

33.     Grey Bushduiker: Lake Mburo

34.     Grey-breasted Duiker: Buhoma

35.     Oribi: Lake Mburo, Murchison Falls

36.     Uganda Kob: QENP, Murchison Falls

37.     Waterbuck: Lake Mburo, QENP, Murchison Falls

38.     Impala: Lake Mburo

39.     Topi: Lake Mburo, QENP

40.     Hartebeest: Murchison Falls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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