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Shoebill in Uganda: Photo by Ryan Jones

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Uganda! This East African country, often called the “Pearl of Africa,” is known for its extraordinary natural beauty and rich biodiversity. Uganda’s varied landscapes include lush rainforests, expansive savannas, wetlands, and the shores of the great lakes, providing a range of habitats for a wide variety of bird species. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that highlight the avian wonders of Uganda. From the prehistoric-looking Shoebill in the swamps of Lake Victoria to the vibrant colors of the Great Blue Turaco in the rainforests, Uganda’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural beauty. Whether you’re observing birds in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or exploring the savannas of Queen Elizabeth National Park, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Ugandan birds.