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

Wildlife Along Kazinga Channel
Wildlife along the Kazinga Channel. (1061k)
Collared Sunbird (Hedydipna collaris)
Female Collared Sunbird (Hedydipna collaris, french: Souimanga à collier). (865k)
Red-chested Sunbird (Cinnyris erythrocercus)
Female Red-chested Sunbird (Cinnyris erythrocercus, french: Souimanga à ceinture rouge). (683k)
Northern Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris reichenowi)
Male Northern Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris reichenowi, french: Souimanga de Preuss). (537k)
Regal Sunbird (Cinnyris regius)
Male Regal Sunbird (Cinnyris regius, french: Souimanga royal). (1390k)
Black-billed Barbet (Lybius guifsobalito)
Black-billed Barbet (Lybius guifsobalito, german: Purpurmasken-Bartvogel, french: Barbican guifsobalito). (733k)
Cisticola (Cisticola sp.)
Cisticola (Cisticola sp.). (579k)
Cisticola (Cisticola sp.)
Cisticola (Cisticola sp.). (628k)
Cisticola (Cisticola sp.)
Cisticola (Cisticola sp.). (767k)
Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra)
Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra, german: Braunkehlchen, french: Tarier des prés). (648k)
Red-billed Quelea (Quelea quelea)
Red-billed Queleas (Quelea quelea, german: Blutschnabel­weber, french: Travailleur à bec rouge). (1158k)
Northern Yellow White-eye (Zosterops senegalensis)
Northern Yellow White-eye (Zosterops senegalensis, french: Zostérops jaune). (666k)
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus bilineatus)
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus bilineatus, german: Gelbbüschel-Zwergbärtling, french: Barbion à croupion jaune). (549k)
African Dusky Flycatcher (Muscicapa adusta)
African Dusky Flycatcher (Muscicapa adusta, french: Gobemouche sombre). (626k)
Black-headed Gonolek (Laniarius erythrogaster)
Black-headed Gonolek (Laniarius erythrogaster, french: Gonolek à ventre rouge). (632k)
Rwenzori Batis (Batis diops)
Rwenzori Batis (Batis diops). (602k)
Northern Grey-headed Sparrow (Passer griseus)
Northern Grey-headed Sparrow (Passer griseus, german: Graukopfsperling, french: Moineau gris). (1.7M)
Bronze Mannikin (Spermestes cucullata)
Immature Bronze Mannikin (Spermestes cucullata, german: Kleinelsterchen, french: Capucin nonnette). (733k)
Black-crowned Waxbill (Estrilda nonnula)
Black-crowned Waxbill (Estrilda nonnula, german: Nonnenastrild, french: Astrild nonnette). (1193k)
Fan-tailed Widowbird (Euplectes axillaris)
Pair of Fan-tailed Widowbirds (Euplectes axillaris, german: Stummelwida, french: Euplecte à épaules orangées), male on left. (690k)
African Pipit (Anthus cinnamomeus)
African Pipit (Anthus cinnamomeus, french: Pipit africain). (558k)
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow Weaver (Plocepasser superciliosus)
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow Weaver (Plocepasser superciliosus, french: Mahali à calotte marron). (651k)
Speckle-fronted Weaver (Sporopipes frontalis)
Speckle-fronted Weaver (Sporopipes frontalis, german: Schuppenköpfchen, french: Sporopipe quadrillé). (729k)
Slender-billed Weaver (Ploceus pelzelni)
Male Slender-billed Weaver (Ploceus pelzelni, german: Mönchsweber, french: Tisserin de Pelzeln). (615k)
Strange Weaver (Ploceus alienus)
Strange Weaver (Ploceus alienus, german: Meisenweber, french: Tisserin de montagne). (1.8M)
Golden-backed Weaver (Ploceus jacksoni)
Male Golden-backed Weaver (Ploceus jacksoni, german: Jackson-Weber, french: Tisserin à dos d'or). (701k)
Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus)
Female Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus, german: Dorfweber, french: Tisserin gendarme). (637k)
Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus)
Male Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus, german: Dorfweber, french: Tisserin gendarme). (659k)
Male Village Weaver Building
Male Village Weaver building a nest. (1208k)
Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus)
Male Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus, german: Dorfweber, french: Tisserin gendarme) with its nest. (1.6M)
Tree Weaver Nests
Tree with weaver nests. (1273k)
Village Weaver Nests
Village Weaver nests. (1061k)
Red-cheeked Cordon Bleu (Uraeginthus bengalus)
Male (left) and female Red-cheeked Cordon Bleus (Uraeginthus bengalus, german: Schmetterlings­fink, french: Cordonbleu à joues rouges). (884k)
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater (Merops oreobates)
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater (Merops oreobates, french: Guêpier montagnard). (809k)
White-throated Bee-eater (Merops albicollis)
White-throated Bee-eater (Merops albicollis, french: Guêpier à gorge blanche). (511k)
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater (Merops hirundineus)
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater (Merops hirundineus, german: Schwalbenschwanz­spint, french: Guêpier à queue d'aronde). (509k)
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus)
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus, german: Blauwangenspint, french: Guêpier de Perse). (676k)
Red-throated Bee-eater (Merops bulocki)
Red-throated Bee-eaters (Merops bulocki, french: Guêpier à gorge rouge). (639k)
Red-throated Bee-eater (Merops bulocki)
Red-throated Bee-eater (Merops bulocki, french: Guêpier à gorge rouge). (1298k)
Nesting Holes Red-throated Bee-eaters
Nesting holes of the Red-throated Bee-eaters in the river bank. (953k)
Angolan Swallow (Hirundo angolensis)
Angolan Swallows (Hirundo angolensis, french: Hirondelle d'Angola). (534k)
Lesser Striped Swallow (Cecropis abyssinica)
Lesser Striped Swallows (Cecropis abyssinica, french: Hirondelle striée). (497k)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica, german: Rauchschwalbe, french: Hirondelle rustique). (1308k)
Northern Puffback (Dryoscopus gambensis)
Female Northern Puffback (Dryoscopus gambensis, french: Cubla de Gambie). (1087k)
Northern Puffback (Dryoscopus gambensis)
Male Northern Puffback (Dryoscopus gambensis, french: Cubla de Gambie). (560k)
Spot-flanked Barbet (Tricholaema lacrymosa)
Spot-flanked Barbet (Tricholaema lacrymosa, german: Diadem-Bartvogel, french: Barbican funèbre). (804k)
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe, german: Steinschmätzer, french: Traquet motteux). (616k)
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe, german: Steinschmätzer, french: Traquet motteux). (654k)
Wheatear (Oenanthe sp.)
Wheatear (Oenanthe sp., german: Steinschmätzer). (631k)
Panafrican Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp vidua)
Panafrican Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp vidua, german: Witwenstelze, french: Bergeronnette pie). (1180k)
Panafrican Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp vidua)
Juvenile Panafrican Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp vidua, german: Witwenstelze, french: Bergeronnette pie). (610k)
Grey-headed Wagtail (Motacilla flava thunbergi)
Grey-headed Wagtail (Motacilla flava thunbergi, german: Schafstelze, french: Bergeronnette printanière). (971k)
Northern Black Flycatcher (Melaenornis edolioides)
Northern Black Flycatcher (Melaenornis edolioides, french: Gobemouche drongo). (800k)
Silverbird (Empidornis semipartitus)
Silverbird (Empidornis semipartitus). (911k)
Sooty Chat (Myrmecocichla nigra)
Male Sooty Chat (Myrmecocichla nigra, french: Traquet commandeur). (437k)
Southern Dark-capped Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus layardi)
Southern Dark-capped Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus layardi, german: Graubülbül, french: Bulbul des jardins). (619k)
Southern Dark-capped Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus layardi)
Southern Dark-capped Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus layardi, german: Graubülbül, french: Bulbul des jardins). (1419k)
Yellow-throated Longclaw (Macronyx croceus)
Yellow-throated Longclaw (Macronyx croceus, french: Sentinelle à gorge jaune). (992k)
Grey-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides)
Grey-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides, german: Graumantelwürger). (872k)
Grey-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides)
Grey-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides, german: Graumantelwürger). (872k)
Red-tailed Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)
Red-tailed Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides, german: Rotschwanzwürger). (632k)
Yellow-billed Shrike (Corvinella corvina)
Yellow-billed Shrike (Corvinella corvina, german: Gelbschnabel­würger, french: Corvinelle à bec jaune). (917k)
Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus)
Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus, german: Gelbschnabel-Madenhacker, french: Piquebœuf à bec jaune). (1056k)
Fork-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis)
Fork-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis, german: Trauerdrongo, french: Drongo brillant). (540k)
Red-eyed Dove (Streptopelia semitorquata)
Red-eyed Dove (Streptopelia semitorquata, german: Halbmondtaube, french: Tourterelle à collier). (509k)
Red-eyed Dove (Streptopelia semitorquata)
Red-eyed Dove (Streptopelia semitorquata, german: Halbmondtaube, french: Tourterelle à collier). (527k)
Southern Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis)
Southern Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis, german: Palmtaube, french: Tourterelle maillée). (896k)
Southern Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis)
Southern Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis, german: Palmtaube, french: Tourterelle maillée) in flight. (1021k)
Blue-spotted Wood Dove (Turtur afer)
Blue-spotted Wood Dove (Turtur afer, german: Stahlfleck­täubchen, french: Tourtelette améthystine). (614k)
Tropical Cape Turtle Dove (Streptopelia capicola tropica)
Tropical Cape Turtle Dove (Streptopelia capicola tropica, german: Kapturteltaube, french: Tourterelle du Cap). (487k)
Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer)
Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer, french: Piapiac africain), sitting on a buffalo. (493k)
Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer)
Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer, french: Piapiac africain). (767k)
Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer)
Piapiacs (Ptilostomus afer, french: Piapiac africain). The one on the left with the red beak is an immature one. (955k)
Rüppell's Starling (Lamprotornis purpuroptera)
Rüppell's Starlings (Lamprotornis purpuroptera, german: Schweifglanzstar, french: Choucador de Rüppell). (1259k)
Rüppell's Starling (Lamprotornis purpuroptera)
Rüppell's Starling (Lamprotornis purpuroptera, german: Schweifglanzstar, french: Choucador de Rüppell). (1059k)
Greater Blue-eared Starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus)
Greater Blue-eared Starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus, german: Grünschwanz-Glanzstar, french: Choucador à oreillons bleus). (760k)
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus)
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus, german: Senegalracke, french: Rollier d'Abyssinie). (495k)
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus)
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus, german: Senegalracke, french: Rollier d'Abyssinie) in flight. (659k)
Broad-billed Roller (Eurystomus glaucurus)
Broad-billed Roller (Eurystomus glaucurus, german: Zimtroller, french: Rolle violet). (605k)
Red-chested Cuckoo (Cuculus solitarius)
Red-chested Cuckoo (Cuculus solitarius, german: Einsiedler­kuckuck, french: Coucou solitaire). (614k)
African Pygmy Kingfisher (Ispidina picta)
African Pygmy Kingfisher (Ispidina picta, german: Zwergkönigs­fischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pygmée). (619k)
Malachite Kingfisher ssp. galeritus (Corythornis cristatus galeritus)
Malachite Kingfisher ssp. galeritus (Corythornis cristatus galeritus, german: Haubenzwerg­fischer, french: Martin-pêcheur huppé). (1062k)
African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis)
Female African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis, german: Graufischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pie). (1.6M)
Hovering African Pied Kingfisher
Hovering African Pied Kingfisher looking for fish. (562k)
Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis)
Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis, german: Senegalliest, french: Martin-chasseur du Sénégal). (1069k)
Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis)
Juvenile Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis, german: Senegalliest, french: Martin-chasseur du Sénégal). (663k)
Grey-headed Kingfisher (Halcyon leucocephala)
Grey-headed Kingfisher (Halcyon leucocephala, german: Graukopfliest, french: Martin-chasseur à tête grise). (689k)
Common Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima maxima)
Female Common Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima maxima, german: Riesenfischer, french: Martin-pêcheur géant). (690k)
Common Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima maxima)
Close-up of female Common Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima maxima, german: Riesenfischer, french: Martin-pêcheur géant). (550k)
Speckled Mousebird (Colius striatus)
Speckled Mousebirds (Colius striatus, german: Braunflügel-Mausvogel, french: Coliou rayé). (1388k)
Speckled Mousebird (Colius striatus)
Speckled Mousebird (Colius striatus, german: Braunflügel-Mausvogel, french: Coliou rayé). (591k)
African Hoopoe (Upupa africana)
Male African Hoopoe (Upupa africana, german: Afrikawiedehopf, french: Huppe d'Afrique). (833k)
African Cuckoo (Cuculus gularis)
African Cuckoo (Cuculus gularis, german: Afrikanerkuckuck, french: Coucou africain). (420k)
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos, german: Flussuferläufer, french: Chevalier guignette), bottom, and Ruff (Calidris pugnax, german: Kampfläufer, french: Combattant varié), top. (836k)
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos, german: Flussuferläufer, french: Chevalier guignette). (829k)
Ruff (Calidris pugnax)
Ruff (Calidris pugnax, german: Kampfläufer, french: Combattant varié). (1152k)
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola, german: Bruchwasser­läufer, french: Chevalier sylvain). (810k)
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia, german: Grünschenkel, french: Chevalier aboyeur), right, and Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus, german: Stelzenläufer, french: Échasse blanche), left. (665k)
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus, german: Stelzenläufer, french: Échasse blanche). (794k)
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia, german: Grünschenkel, french: Chevalier aboyeur) in winter plumage. (708k)
African Wattled Lapwing (Vanellus senegallus)
African Wattled Lapwing (Vanellus senegallus, german: Senegalkiebitz, french: Vanneau du Sénégal). (991k)
Water Thick-knee (Burhinus vermiculatus)
Water Thick-knee (Burhinus vermiculatus, german: Wassertriel, french: Œdicnème vermiculé). (2.2M)
Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus)
Nesting Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus, german: Spornkiebitz, french: Vanneau à éperons). (1096k)
Long-toed Lapwing (Vanellus crassirostris)
Long-toed Lapwing (Vanellus crassirostris, german: Langzehenkiebitz, french: Vanneau à ailes blanches). (1229k)
Cape Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus coronatus)
Cape Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus coronatus, german: Kronenkiebitz, french: Vanneau couronné). (1280k)
Senegal Lapwing (Vanellus lugubris)
Senegal Lapwing (Vanellus lugubris, german: Weißkehlkiebitz, french: Vanneau terne). (871k)
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus)
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus, german: Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen, french: Jacana à poitrine dorée). (847k)
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus)
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus, german: Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen, french: Jacana à poitrine dorée). (884k)
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus)
Immature African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus, german: Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen, french: Jacana à poitrine dorée). (820k)
Black Crake (Zapornia flavirostra)
Black Crake (Zapornia flavirostra, french: Râle à bec jaune). (1146k)
Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola)
Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola, german: Rotflügel-Brachschwalbe, french: Glaréole à collier). (801k)
White-browed Coucal (Centropus superciliosus)
White-browed Coucal (Centropus superciliosus, german: Weißbrauenkuckuck, french: Coucal à sourcils blancs). It was raining and the bird looked miserable. (604k)
White-necked Raven (Corvus albicollis)
White-necked Raven (Corvus albicollis, german: Geierrabe, french: Corbeau à nuque blanche). (843k)
Eastern Plantain-eater (Crinifer zonurus)
Eastern Plantain-eater (Crinifer zonurus, french: Touraco à queue barrée). (780k)
Great Blue Turaco (Corythaeola cristata)
Feeding Great Blue Turaco (Corythaeola cristata, german: Riesenturako, french: Touraco géant). (1109k)
Great Blue Turaco (Corythaeola cristata)
Great Blue Turaco (Corythaeola cristata, german: Riesenturako, french: Touraco géant). (911k)
Heuglin's Francolin (Pternistis icterorhynchus)
Heuglin's Francolin (Pternistis icterorhynchus, french: Francolin à bec jaune). (1002k)
Clapperton's Francolin (Pternistis clappertoni)
Clapperton's Francolin (Pternistis clappertoni, french: Francolin de Clapperton). (1072k)
Clapperton's Francolin (Pternistis clappertoni)
Close-up of Clapperton's Francolin (Pternistis clappertoni, french: Francolin de Clapperton). (632k)
Red-necked Francolin (Pternistis afer)
Red-necked Francolin (Pternistis afer, german: Rotkehlfrankolin, french: Francolin à gorge rouge). (751k)
Red-necked Francolin (Pternistis afer)
Immature Red-necked Francolin (Pternistis afer, german: Rotkehlfrankolin, french: Francolin à gorge rouge). (1023k)
African Grey Hornbill (Lophoceros nasutus)
Male African Grey Hornbill (Lophoceros nasutus, german: Grautoko, french: Calao à bec noir). (509k)
Crowned Hornbill (Lophoceros alboterminatus)
Crowned Hornbill (Lophoceros alboterminatus, german: Kronentoko, french: Calao couronné). (1149k)
Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill (Bycanistes subcylindricus)
Pair of Black-and-white-casqued Hornbills (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. (410k)
Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill (Bycanistes subcylindricus)
Male Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill (Bycanistes subcylindricus, german: Grauwangen-Hornvogel, french: Calao à joues grises). (547k)
Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus)
Pair of Abyssinian Ground Hornbills (Bucorvus abyssinicus, german: Nördlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve d'Abyssinie), male left, female right. (959k)
Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus)
Female Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus, german: Nördlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve d'Abyssinie). (915k)
Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus)
Female Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus, german: Nördlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve d'Abyssinie). (796k)
Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus)
Male Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus, german: Nördlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve d'Abyssinie). (1051k)
Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus)
Male Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus, german: Nördlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve d'Abyssinie). (1183k)
Saharan Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris meleagris)
Saharan Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris meleagris, german: Helmperlhuhn, french: Pintade de Numidie). (1041k)
White-winged Tern (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. (1085k)
Grey-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
Grey-headed Gulls (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus, german: Graukopfmöwe, french: Mouette à tête grise). (1.6M)
African Skimmer (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. (855k)
African Skimmer (Rynchops flavirostris)
African Skimmers (Rynchops flavirostris, german: Braunmantel-Scherenschnabel, french: Bec-en-ciseaux d'Afrique). (1063k)
Grey-headed Gull (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. (1002k)
White-faced Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna viduata)
White-faced Whistling Ducks (Dendrocygna viduata, german: Witwenpfeifgans, french: Dendrocygne veuf). (811k)
Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
Egyptian Geese (Alopochen aegyptiaca, german: Nilgans, french: Ouette d'Égypte). (1057k)
Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca, german: Nilgans, french: Ouette d'Égypte). (1261k)
African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus)
African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain). (1112k)
African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus)
African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain) drying its wings. (889k)
White-breasted Cormorant (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
White-breasted Cormorants (Phalacrocorax lucidus, german: Weißbrust­kormoran, french: Cormoran à poitrine blanche). (1068k)
White-breasted Cormorant (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
White-breasted Cormorant (Phalacrocorax lucidus, german: Weißbrust­kormoran, french: Cormoran à poitrine blanche). (626k)
Mainland African Darter (Anhinga rufa rufa)
Female Mainland African Darter (Anhinga rufa rufa, german: Afrikanischer Schlangenhals­vogel, french: Anhinga d'Afrique). (1189k)
Mainland African Darter (Anhinga rufa rufa)
Swimming Mainland African Darter (Anhinga rufa rufa, german: Afrikanischer Schlangenhals­vogel, french: Anhinga d'Afrique). (741k)
Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster)
Female Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster, german: Schwarzbauch­trappe, french: Outarde à ventre noir). (1068k)
Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster)
Female Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster, german: Schwarzbauch­trappe, french: Outarde à ventre noir). (1010k)
Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster)
Male Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster, german: Schwarzbauch­trappe, french: Outarde à ventre noir). (1084k)
Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster)
Male Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster, german: Schwarzbauch­trappe, french: Outarde à ventre noir). (1057k)
Marabou Stork (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. (838k)
Common Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta umbretta)
Common Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta umbretta, german: Hammerkopf, french: Ombrette africaine). (678k)
Common Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta umbretta)
Common Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta umbretta, german: Hammerkopf, french: Ombrette africaine) eating a fish. (998k)
African Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
African Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus, german: Heiliger Ibis, french: Ibis sacré). (665k)
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris)
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris, german: Hagedasch, french: Ibis hagedash). (1073k)
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris)
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris, german: Hagedasch, french: Ibis hagedash). (845k)
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris)
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris, german: Hagedasch, french: Ibis hagedash) in flight. (563k)
Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides)
Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides, german: Rallenreiher, french: Crabier chevelu). (1.5M)
Sub-Saharan Striated Heron (Butorides striata atricapilla)
Sub-Saharan Striated Heron (Butorides striata atricapilla, german: Mangrovereiher, french: Héron strié). (1217k)
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta)
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette). (843k)
Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis ibis)
Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs) on the back of a Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique). (516k)
African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos)
African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette). (1429k)
African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos)
Fishing African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette). (693k)
Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala)
Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala, german: Schwarzhals­reiher, french: Héron mélanocéphale). (1144k)
Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala)
Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala, german: Schwarzhals­reiher, french: Héron mélanocéphale). (606k)
Western Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea cinerea)
Western Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré). (674k)
Western Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea purpurea)
Western Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea purpurea, german: Purpurreiher, french: Héron pourpré). (791k)
Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath)
Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath, german: Goliathreiher, french: Héron goliath). (1044k)
Mainland African Openbill (Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus)
Mainland African Openbill (Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus, german: Mohrenklaff­schnabel, french: Bec-ouvert africain). (986k)
Abdim's Stork (Ciconia abdimii)
Huge flock of Abdim's Storks (Ciconia abdimii, german: Abdimstorch, french: Cigogne d'Abdim). (1482k)
Abdim's Stork (Ciconia abdimii)
Abdim's Stork (Ciconia abdimii, german: Abdimstorch, french: Cigogne d'Abdim). (860k)
Abdim's Stork Flight
Abdim's Stork in flight. (558k)
Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis)
Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis, german: Nimmersatt, french: Tantale ibis). (1067k)
Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis)
Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis, german: Nimmersatt, french: Tantale ibis) eating a fish. (726k)
Yellow-billed Storks Flight
Yellow-billed Storks in flight. (519k)
Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumenifer)
Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumenifer, german: Marabu, french: Marabout d'Afrique). (623k)
Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumenifer)
Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumenifer, german: Marabu, french: Marabout d'Afrique). (960k)
East African Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps)
Flock of East African Crowned Cranes (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, german: Südafrika-Kronenkranich, french: Grue royale). (1266k)
East African Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps)
Courting pair of East African Crowned Cranes (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, german: Südafrika-Kronenkranich, french: Grue royale). (954k)
East African Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps)
Dancing East African Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, german: Südafrika-Kronenkranich, french: Grue royale). (1077k)
East African Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps)
East African Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, german: Südafrika-Kronenkranich, french: Grue royale). (768k)
Verreaux's Eagle Owl (Bubo lacteus)
Verreaux's Eagle Owl (Bubo lacteus, german: Milchuhu, french: Grand-duc de Verreaux). (1067k)
Verreaux's Eagle Owl (Bubo lacteus)
Verreaux's Eagle Owl (Bubo lacteus, german: Milchuhu, french: Grand-duc de Verreaux). (1192k)
Grey Kestrel (Falco ardosiaceus)
Grey Kestrel (Falco ardosiaceus, german: Graufalke, french: Faucon ardoisé). (684k)
Dark Chanting Goshawk (Melierax metabates)
Dark Chanting Goshawk (Melierax metabates, german: Graubürzel-Singhabicht, french: Autour sombre). (1253k)
Grasshopper Buzzard (Butastur rufipennis)
Grasshopper Buzzard (Butastur rufipennis, german: Heuschrecken­bussard, french: Busautour des sauterelles). (1116k)
Shikra (Accipiter badius)
Shikra (Accipiter badius, german: Schikrasperber, french: Épervier shikra). (543k)
Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus)
Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus, german: Wiesenweihe, french: Busard cendré). (862k)
Yellow-billed Kite ssp. parasitus (Milvus aegyptius parasitus)
Yellow-billed Kite ssp. parasitus (Milvus aegyptius parasitus, french: Milan à bec jaune). (1088k)
Yellow-billed Kite ssp. parasitus (Milvus aegyptius parasitus)
Yellow-billed Kite ssp. parasitus (Milvus aegyptius parasitus, french: Milan à bec jaune) in flight. (456k)
Black Kite (Milvus migrans)
Black Kite (Milvus migrans, german: Schwarzmilan, french: Milan noir). (824k)
Black Kite (Milvus migrans)
Black Kite (Milvus migrans, german: Schwarzmilan, french: Milan noir) in flight. (538k)
Western Black-winged Kite (Elanus caeruleus caeruleus)
Western Black-winged Kite (Elanus caeruleus caeruleus, german: Gleitaar, french: Élanion blac). (970k)
 Unknown Raptor Flight
?? Unknown raptor in flight. (430k)
Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)
Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus, german: Rohrweihe, french: Busard des roseaux). (881k)
Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)
Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus, german: Rohrweihe, french: Busard des roseaux) in flight. (880k)
African Harrier-hawk (Polyboroides typus)
African Harrier-hawk (Polyboroides typus, german: Höhlenweihe, french: Gymnogène d'Afrique). (577k)
African Harrier-hawk (Polyboroides typus)
African Harrier-hawk (Polyboroides typus, german: Höhlenweihe, french: Gymnogène d'Afrique). (437k)
African Harrier-hawk (Polyboroides typus)
African Harrier-hawk (Polyboroides typus, german: Höhlenweihe, french: Gymnogène d'Afrique). (689k)
Bateleur Eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus)
Bateleur Eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus, german: Gaukler, french: Bateleur des savanes) in flight. (871k)
Grasshopper Buzzard (Butastur rufipennis)
Grasshopper Buzzard (Butastur rufipennis, german: Heuschrecken­bussard, french: Busautour des sauterelles). (588k)
Long-crested Eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis)
Long-crested Eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis, german: Schopfadler, french: Aigle huppard). (662k)
Brown Snake Eagle (Circaetus cinereus)
Brown Snake Eagle (Circaetus cinereus, german: Einfarb-Schlangenadler, french: Circaète brun). (512k)
Palm-nut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis)
Palm-nut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis, german: Palmgeier, french: Palmiste africain). (1164k)
Palm-nut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis)
Palm-nut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis, german: Palmgeier, french: Palmiste africain). (806k)
Lappet-faced Vulture (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. (1188k)
Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos)
Feeding Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos, german: Ohrengeier, french: Vautour oricou). (747k)
Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos)
Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos, german: Ohrengeier, french: Vautour oricou) in flight. (577k)
White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus)
White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus, german: Weißrückengeier, french: Vautour africain). (603k)
Marabou Stork (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). (1171k)
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer)
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer, german: Schreiseeadler, french: Pygargue vocifer). (906k)
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer)
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer, german: Schreiseeadler, french: Pygargue vocifer). (1.8M)
African Fish Eagle Eating
African Fish Eagle eating a fish. (981k)
Nesting African Fish Eagle
Nesting African Fish Eagle. (1119k)
Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus)
Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus, german: Kampfadler, french: Aigle martial). (1308k)
Passerine (Passeriformes fam.)
?? Unknown Passerine bird (Passeriformes fam., german: Sperlingsvögel). (677k)

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