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
Nature Page for Uganda
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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Wildlife Along Kazinga Channel
Wildlife along the Kazinga Channel. (1061k)
Hedydipna collaris
Female Collared Sunbird (Hedydipna collaris, french: Souimanga à collier). (859k)
Cinnyris erythrocercus
Female Red-chested Sunbird (Cinnyris erythrocercus, french: Souimanga à ceinture rouge). (675k)
Cinnyris reichenowi
Male Northern Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris reichenowi, french: Souimanga de Preuss). (529k)
Cinnyris regius
Male Regal Sunbird (Cinnyris regius, french: Souimanga royal). (1384k)
Lybius guifsobalito
Black-billed Barbet (Lybius guifsobalito, german: Purpurmasken-Bartvogel, french: Barbican guifsobalito). (726k)
Cisticola sp.
Cisticola (Cisticola sp.). (574k)
Cisticola sp.
Cisticola (Cisticola sp.). (621k)
Saxicola rubetra
Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra, german: Braunkehlchen, french: Tarier des prés). (642k)
Quelea quelea
Red-billed Quelea (Quelea quelea, german: Blutschnabel­weber, french: Travailleur à bec rouge). (1165k)
Zosterops senegalensis
Northern Yellow White-eye (Zosterops senegalensis, french: Zostérops jaune). (656k)
Pogoniulus bilineatus
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus bilineatus, german: Gelbbüschel-Zwergbärtling, french: Barbion à croupion jaune). (539k)
Muscicapa adusta
African Dusky Flycatcher (Muscicapa adusta, french: Gobemouche sombre). (616k)
Laniarius erythrogaster
Black-headed Gonolek (Laniarius erythrogaster, french: Gonolek à ventre rouge). (623k)
Batis diops
Rwenzori Batis (Batis diops). (595k)
Passer griseus
Northern Grey-headed Sparrow (Passer griseus, german: Graukopfsperling, french: Moineau gris). (1.7M)
Spermestes cucullata
Immature Bronze Mannikin (Spermestes cucullata, german: Kleinelsterchen, french: Capucin nonnette). (725k)
Estrilda nonnula
Black-crowned Waxbill (Estrilda nonnula, german: Nonnenastrild, french: Astrild nonnette). (1184k)
Euplectes axillaris
Pair of Fan-tailed Widowbird (Euplectes axillaris, german: Stummelwida, french: Euplecte à épaules orangées), male on left. (683k)
Anthus cinnamomeus
African Pipit (Anthus cinnamomeus). (551k)
Plocepasser superciliosus
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow Weaver (Plocepasser superciliosus, french: Mahali à calotte marron). (646k)
Sporopipes frontalis
Speckle-fronted Weaver (Sporopipes frontalis, german: Schuppenköpfchen, french: Sporopipe quadrillé). (720k)
Ploceus pelzelni
Male Slender-billed Weaver (Ploceus pelzelni, german: Mönchsweber, french: Tisserin de Pelzeln). (606k)
Ploceus alienus
Strange Weaver (Ploceus alienus, german: Meisenweber, french: Tisserin de montagne). (1.8M)
Ploceus jacksoni
Male Golden-backed Weaver (Ploceus jacksoni, german: Jackson-Weber, french: Tisserin à dos d'or). (692k)
Ploceus melanocephalus
Female Black-headed Weaver (Ploceus melanocephalus, german: Schwarzkopfweber, french: Tisserin à tête noire). (629k)
Ploceus melanocephalus
Male Black-headed Weaver (Ploceus melanocephalus, german: Schwarzkopfweber, french: Tisserin à tête noire). (651k)
Male Black-headed Weaver Building
Male Black-headed Weaver building a nest. (1208k)
Ploceus melanocephalus
Male Black-headed Weaver (Ploceus melanocephalus, german: Schwarzkopfweber, french: Tisserin à tête noire) with its nest. (1.6M)
Tree Weaver Nests
Tree with weaver nests. (1272k)
Black-headed Weaver Nests
Black-headed Weaver nests. (1060k)
Uraeginthus bengalus
Male (left) and female Red-cheeked Cordon Bleus (Uraeginthus bengalus, german: Schmetterlings­fink, french: Cordonbleu à joues rouges). (877k)
Merops oreobates
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater (Merops oreobates, french: Guêpier montagnard). (800k)
Merops albicollis
White-throated Bee-eater (Merops albicollis, french: Guêpier à gorge blanche). (500k)
Merops hirundineus
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater (Merops hirundineus, german: Schwalbenschwanz­spint, french: Guêpier à queue d'aronde). (499k)
Merops persicus
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus, german: Blauwangenspint, french: Guêpier de Perse). (663k)
Merops bulocki
Red-throated Bee-eaters (Merops bulocki, french: Guêpier à gorge rouge). (631k)
Merops bulocki
Red-throated Bee-eater (Merops bulocki, french: Guêpier à gorge rouge). (1290k)
Nesting Holes Red-throated Bee-eaters
Nesting holes of the Red-throated Bee-eaters in the river bank. (953k)
Hirundo angolensis
Angolan Swallows (Hirundo angolensis, french: Hirondelle d'Angola). (530k)
Cecropis abyssinica
Lesser Striped Swallow (Cecropis abyssinica, french: Hirondelle striée). (487k)
Hirundo rustica
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica, german: Rauchschwalbe, french: Hirondelle rustique). (1299k)
Dryoscopus gambensis
Female Northern Puffback (Dryoscopus gambensis, french: Cubla de Gambie). (1077k)
Dryoscopus gambensis
Male Northern Puffback (Dryoscopus gambensis, french: Cubla de Gambie). (550k)
Tricholaema lacrymosa
Spot-flanked Barbet (Tricholaema lacrymosa, german: Diadem-Bartvogel, french: Barbican funèbre). (804k)
Oenanthe oenanthe
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe, german: Steinschmätzer, french: Traquet motteux). (608k)
Oenanthe oenanthe
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe, german: Steinschmätzer, french: Traquet motteux). (648k)
Oenanthe sp.
Wheatear (Oenanthe sp., german: Steinschmätzer). (625k)
Motacilla aguimp vidua
Panafrican Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp vidua, german: Witwenstelze, french: Bergeronnette pie). (1172k)
Motacilla aguimp vidua
Juvenile Panafrican Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp vidua, german: Witwenstelze, french: Bergeronnette pie). (603k)
Motacilla flava
Western Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava, german: Schafstelze, french: Bergeronnette printanière). (967k)
Melaenornis edolioides
Northern Black Flycatcher (Melaenornis edolioides, french: Gobemouche drongo). (794k)
Melaenornis semipartitus
Silverbird (Melaenornis semipartitus, french: Empidornis). (906k)
Myrmecocichla nigra
Male Sooty Chat (Myrmecocichla nigra, french: Traquet commandeur). (427k)
Pycnonotus barbatus layardi
Southern Dark-capped Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus layardi, german: Graubülbül, french: Bulbul des jardins). (607k)
Pycnonotus barbatus layardi
Southern Dark-capped Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus layardi, german: Graubülbül, french: Bulbul des jardins). (1409k)
Macronyx croceus
Yellow-throated Longclaw (Macronyx croceus, french: Sentinelle à gorge jaune). (993k)
Lanius excubitoroides
Grey-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides, german: Graumantelwürger). (862k)
Lanius excubitoroides
Grey-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides, german: Graumantelwürger). (863k)
Lanius phoenicuroides
Red-tailed Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides, german: Rotschwanzwürger). (625k)
Corvinella corvina
Yellow-billed Shrike (Corvinella corvina, german: Gelbschnabel­würger, french: Corvinelle à bec jaune). (927k)
Buphagus africanus
Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus, german: Gelbschnabel-Madenhacker, french: Piquebœuf à bec jaune). (1046k)
Dicrurus adsimilis
Fork-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis, german: Trauerdrongo, french: Drongo brillant). (529k)
Streptopelia semitorquata
Red-eyed Dove (Streptopelia semitorquata, german: Halbmondtaube, french: Tourterelle à collier). (496k)
Streptopelia semitorquata
Red-eyed Dove (Streptopelia semitorquata, german: Halbmondtaube, french: Tourterelle à collier). (519k)
Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis
Southern Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis, german: Palmtaube, french: Tourterelle maillée). (890k)
Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis
Southern Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis, german: Palmtaube, french: Tourterelle maillée) in flight. (1016k)
Turtur afer
Blue-spotted Wood Dove (Turtur afer, german: Stahlfleck­täubchen, french: Tourtelette améthystine). (603k)
Streptopelia capicola tropica
Ring-necked Dove ssp. tropica (Streptopelia capicola tropica, german: Kapturteltaube, french: Tourterelle du Cap). (479k)
Ptilostomus afer
Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer, french: Piapiac africain), sitting on a buffalo. (485k)
Ptilostomus afer
Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer, french: Piapiac africain). (763k)
Ptilostomus afer
Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer, french: Piapiac africain). The one on the left with the red beak is an immature one. (954k)
Lamprotornis purpuroptera
Rüppell's Starlings (Lamprotornis purpuroptera, german: Schweifglanzstar, french: Choucador de Rüppell). (1274k)
Lamprotornis purpuroptera
Rüppell's Starling (Lamprotornis purpuroptera, german: Schweifglanzstar, french: Choucador de Rüppell). (1063k)
Lamprotornis chalybaeus
Greater Blue-eared Starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus, german: Grünschwanz-Glanzstar, french: Choucador à oreillons bleus). (752k)
Coracias abyssinicus
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus, german: Senegalracke, french: Rollier d'Abyssinie). (486k)
Coracias abyssinicus
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus, german: Senegalracke, french: Rollier d'Abyssinie) in flight. (657k)
Eurystomus glaucurus
Broad-billed Roller (Eurystomus glaucurus, german: Zimtroller, french: Rolle violet). (597k)
Cuculus solitarius
Red-chested Cuckoo (Cuculus solitarius, german: Einsiedler­kuckuck, french: Coucou solitaire). (604k)
Ispidina picta
African Pygmy Kingfisher (Ispidina picta, german: Zwergkönigs­fischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pygmée). (611k)
Corythornis cristatus galeritus
Malachite Kingfisher ssp. galeritus (Corythornis cristatus galeritus, german: Haubenzwerg­fischer, french: Martin-pêcheur huppé). (1047k)
Ceryle rudis rudis
Female African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis, german: Graufischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pie). (1.5M)
Hovering African Pied Kingfisher
Hovering African Pied Kingfisher looking for fish. (561k)
Halcyon senegalensis
Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis, german: Senegalliest, french: Martin-chasseur du Sénégal). (1059k)
Halcyon senegalensis
Juvenile Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis, german: Senegalliest, french: Martin-chasseur du Sénégal). (658k)
Halcyon leucocephala
Grey-headed Kingfisher (Halcyon leucocephala, german: Graukopfliest, french: Martin-chasseur à tête grise). (682k)
Megaceryle maxima maxima
Female Common Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima maxima, german: Riesenfischer, french: Martin-pêcheur géant). (680k)
Megaceryle maxima maxima
Close-up of female Common Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima maxima, german: Riesenfischer, french: Martin-pêcheur géant). (540k)
Colius striatus
Speckled Mousebirds (Colius striatus, german: Braunflügel-Mausvogel, french: Coliou rayé). (1377k)
Colius striatus
Speckled Mousebird (Colius striatus, german: Braunflügel-Mausvogel, french: Coliou rayé). (583k)
Upupa africana
Male African Hoopoe (Upupa africana, french: Huppe d'Afrique). (828k)
Cuculus gularis
African Cuckoo (Cuculus gularis, german: Afrikanerkuckuck, french: Coucou africain). (412k)
Actitis hypoleucos
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos, german: Flussuferläufer, french: Chevalier guignette), bottom, and Ruff (Calidris pugnax, german: Kampfläufer, french: Combattant varié), top. (831k)
Actitis hypoleucos
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos, german: Flussuferläufer, french: Chevalier guignette). (824k)
Calidris pugnax
Ruff (Calidris pugnax, german: Kampfläufer, french: Combattant varié). (1146k)
Tringa glareola
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola, german: Bruchwasser­läufer, french: Chevalier sylvain). (805k)
Tringa nebularia
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia, german: Grünschenkel, french: Chevalier aboyeur), right, and Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus, german: Stelzenläufer, french: Échasse blanche), left. (660k)
Himantopus himantopus
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus, german: Stelzenläufer, french: Échasse blanche). (790k)
Tringa nebularia
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia, german: Grünschenkel, french: Chevalier aboyeur) in winter plumage. (702k)
Vanellus senegallus
African Wattled Lapwing (Vanellus senegallus, french: Vanneau du Sénégal). (996k)
Burhinus vermiculatus
Water Thick-knee (Burhinus vermiculatus, french: Œdicnème vermiculé). (2.2M)
Vanellus spinosus
Nesting Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus, german: Spornkiebitz, french: Vanneau à éperons). (1101k)
Vanellus crassirostris
Long-toed Lapwing (Vanellus crassirostris, french: Vanneau à ailes blanches). (1222k)
Vanellus coronatus coronatus
Cape Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus coronatus, german: Kronenkiebitz, french: Vanneau couronné). (1270k)
Vanellus lugubris
Senegal Lapwing (Vanellus lugubris, french: Vanneau terne). (870k)
Actophilornis africanus
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus, german: Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen, french: Jacana à poitrine dorée). (842k)
Actophilornis africanus
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus, german: Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen, french: Jacana à poitrine dorée). (888k)
Actophilornis africanus
Immature African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus, german: Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen, french: Jacana à poitrine dorée). (814k)
Zapornia flavirostra
Black Crake (Zapornia flavirostra, french: Râle à bec jaune). (1151k)
Glareola pratincola
Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola, german: Rotflügel-Brachschwalbe, french: Glaréole à collier). (793k)
Centropus superciliosus
White-browed Coucal (Centropus superciliosus, french: Coucal à sourcils blancs). It was raining and the bird looked miserable. (599k)
Corvus albicollis
White-necked Raven (Corvus albicollis, german: Geierrabe, french: Corbeau à nuque blanche). (840k)
Crinifer zonurus
Eastern Plantain-eater (Crinifer zonurus, french: Touraco à queue barrée). (775k)
Corythaeola cristata
Feeding Great Blue Turaco (Corythaeola cristata, german: Riesenturako, french: Touraco géant). (1117k)
Corythaeola cristata
Great Blue Turaco (Corythaeola cristata, german: Riesenturako, french: Touraco géant). (912k)
Pternistis icterorhynchus
Heuglin's Francolin (Pternistis icterorhynchus, french: Francolin à bec jaune). (1006k)
Pternistis clappertoni
Clapperton's Francolin (Pternistis clappertoni, french: Francolin de Clapperton). (1076k)
Pternistis clappertoni
Close-up of Clapperton's Francolin (Pternistis clappertoni, french: Francolin de Clapperton). (627k)
Pternistis afer
Red-necked Francolin (Pternistis afer, german: Rotkehlfrankolin, french: Francolin à gorge rouge). (748k)
Pternistis afer
Immature Red-necked Francolin (Pternistis afer, german: Rotkehlfrankolin, french: Francolin à gorge rouge). (1019k)
Lophoceros nasutus
Male African Grey Hornbill (Lophoceros nasutus, german: Grautoko, french: Calao à bec noir). (499k)
Lophoceros alboterminatus
Crowned Hornbill (Lophoceros alboterminatus, german: Kronentoko, french: Calao couronné). (1155k)
Bycanistes subcylindricus
Pair of Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill (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. (399k)
Bycanistes subcylindricus
Male Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill (Bycanistes subcylindricus, german: Grauwangen-Hornvogel, french: Calao à joues grises). (535k)
Bucorvus abyssinicus
Pair of Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus, german: Nördlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve d'Abyssinie), male left, female right. (956k)
Bucorvus abyssinicus
Female Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus, german: Nördlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve d'Abyssinie). (909k)
Bucorvus abyssinicus
Female Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus, german: Nördlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve d'Abyssinie). (800k)
Bucorvus abyssinicus
Male Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus, german: Nördlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve d'Abyssinie). (1052k)
Bucorvus abyssinicus
Male Abyssinian Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus, german: Nördlicher Hornrabe, french: Bucorve d'Abyssinie). (1188k)
Numida meleagris meleagris
Saharan Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris meleagris, german: Helmperlhuhn, french: Pintade de Numidie). (1041k)
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. (1082k)
Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus
Grey-headed Gulls (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus, german: Graukopfmöwe, french: Mouette à tête grise). (1.6M)
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. (851k)
Rynchops flavirostris
African Skimmers (Rynchops flavirostris, german: Braunmantel-Scherenschnabel, french: Bec-en-ciseaux d'Afrique). (1066k)
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. (996k)
Dendrocygna viduata
White-faced Whistling Ducks (Dendrocygna viduata, german: Witwenpfeifgans, french: Dendrocygne veuf). (803k)
Alopochen aegyptiaca
Egyptian Geese (Alopochen aegyptiaca, german: Nilgans, french: Ouette d'Égypte). (1063k)
Alopochen aegyptiaca
Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca, german: Nilgans, french: Ouette d'Égypte). (1269k)
Microcarbo africanus africanus
African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain). (1102k)
Microcarbo africanus africanus
African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain) drying its wings. (887k)
Phalacrocorax lucidus
White-breasted Cormorants (Phalacrocorax lucidus, german: Weißbrust­kormoran, french: Cormoran à poitrine blanche). (1068k)
Phalacrocorax lucidus
White-breasted Cormorant (Phalacrocorax lucidus, german: Weißbrust­kormoran, french: Cormoran à poitrine blanche). (625k)
Anhinga rufa rufa
Female Mainland African Darter (Anhinga rufa rufa, german: Afrikanischer Schlangenhals­vogel, french: Anhinga d'Afrique). (1182k)
Anhinga rufa rufa
Swimming Mainland African Darter (Anhinga rufa rufa, german: Afrikanischer Schlangenhals­vogel, french: Anhinga d'Afrique). (734k)
Lissotis melanogaster
Female Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster, german: Schwarzbauch­trappe, french: Outarde à ventre noir). (1068k)
Lissotis melanogaster
Female Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster, german: Schwarzbauch­trappe, french: Outarde à ventre noir). (1011k)
Lissotis melanogaster
Male Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster, german: Schwarzbauch­trappe, french: Outarde à ventre noir). (1083k)
Lissotis melanogaster
Male Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster, german: Schwarzbauch­trappe, french: Outarde à ventre noir). (1059k)
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. (831k)
Scopus umbretta umbretta
Common Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta umbretta, german: Hammerkopf, french: Ombrette africaine). (671k)
Scopus umbretta umbretta
Common Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta umbretta, german: Hammerkopf, french: Ombrette africaine) eating a fish. (1002k)
Threskiornis aethiopicus
African Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus, german: Heiliger Ibis, french: Ibis sacré). (658k)
Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris, german: Hagedasch, french: Ibis hagedash). (1067k)
Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris, german: Hagedasch, french: Ibis hagedash). (836k)
Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris
Northern Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris, german: Hagedasch, french: Ibis hagedash) in flight. (551k)
Ardeola ralloides
Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides, german: Rallenreiher, french: Crabier chevelu). (1.5M)
Butorides striata atricapilla
Sub-Saharan Striated Heron (Butorides striata atricapilla, german: Mangrovereiher, french: Héron strié). (1205k)
Egretta garzetta garzetta
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette). (841k)
Bubulcus ibis ibis
Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs) on the back of an Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique). (644k)
Ardea alba melanorhynchos
African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette). (1421k)
Ardea alba melanorhynchos
Fishing African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette). (685k)
Ardea melanocephala
Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala, german: Schwarzhals­reiher, french: Héron mélanocéphale). (1146k)
Ardea melanocephala
Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala, german: Schwarzhals­reiher, french: Héron mélanocéphale). (604k)
Ardea cinerea cinerea
Western Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré). (668k)
Ardea purpurea purpurea
Western Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea purpurea, german: Purpurreiher, french: Héron pourpré). (783k)
Ardea goliath
Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath, german: Goliathreiher, french: Héron goliath). (1044k)
Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus
Mainland African Openbill (Anastomus lamelligerus lamelligerus, german: Mohrenklaff­schnabel, french: Bec-ouvert africain). (982k)
Ciconia abdimii
Huge flock of Abdim's Storks (Ciconia abdimii, german: Abdimstorch, french: Cigogne d'Abdim). (1496k)
Ciconia abdimii
Abdim's Stork (Ciconia abdimii, german: Abdimstorch, french: Cigogne d'Abdim). (860k)
Abdim's Stork Flight
Abdim's Stork in flight. (557k)
Mycteria ibis
Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis, german: Nimmersatt, french: Tantale ibis). (1069k)
Mycteria ibis
Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis, german: Nimmersatt, french: Tantale ibis) eating a fish. (719k)
Yellow-billed Storks Flight
Yellow-billed Storks in flight. (518k)
Leptoptilos crumenifer
Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumenifer, german: Marabu, french: Marabout d'Afrique). (618k)
Leptoptilos crumenifer
Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumenifer, german: Marabu, french: Marabout d'Afrique). (958k)
Balearica regulorum gibbericeps
Flock of East African Crowned Cranes (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, german: Südafrika-Kronenkranich, french: Grue royale). (1264k)
Balearica regulorum gibbericeps
Courting pair of East African Crowned Cranes (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, german: Südafrika-Kronenkranich, french: Grue royale). (951k)
Balearica regulorum gibbericeps
Dancing East African Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, german: Südafrika-Kronenkranich, french: Grue royale). (1075k)
Balearica regulorum gibbericeps
East African Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, german: Südafrika-Kronenkranich, french: Grue royale). (760k)
Bubo lacteus
Verreaux's Eagle Owl (Bubo lacteus, german: Milchuhu, french: Grand-duc de Verreaux). (1074k)
Bubo lacteus
Verreaux's Eagle Owl (Bubo lacteus, german: Milchuhu, french: Grand-duc de Verreaux). (1206k)
Falco ardosiaceus
Grey Kestrel (Falco ardosiaceus, german: Graufalke, french: Faucon ardoisé). (685k)
Melierax metabates
Dark Chanting Goshawk (Melierax metabates, german: Graubürzel-Singhabicht, french: Autour sombre). (1244k)
Butastur rufipennis
Grasshopper Buzzard (Butastur rufipennis, german: Heuschrecken­bussard, french: Busautour des sauterelles). (1106k)
Accipiter badius
Shikra (Accipiter badius, german: Schikrasperber, french: Épervier shikra). (536k)
Circus pygargus
Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus, german: Wiesenweihe, french: Busard cendré). (856k)
Milvus aegyptius parasitus
Yellow-billed Kite ssp. parasitus (Milvus aegyptius parasitus). (1078k)
Milvus aegyptius parasitus
Yellow-billed Kite ssp. parasitus (Milvus aegyptius parasitus) in flight. (442k)
Milvus migrans
Black Kite (Milvus migrans, german: Schwarzmilan, french: Milan noir). (817k)
Milvus migrans
Black Kite (Milvus migrans, german: Schwarzmilan, french: Milan noir) in flight. (531k)
Elanus caeruleus caeruleus
Western Black-winged Kite (Elanus caeruleus caeruleus, german: Gleitaar, french: Élanion blac). (980k)
 Unknown Raptor Flight
?? Unknown raptor in flight. (429k)
Circus aeruginosus
Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus, german: Rohrweihe, french: Busard des roseaux). (875k)
Circus aeruginosus
Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus, german: Rohrweihe, french: Busard des roseaux) in flight. (875k)
Polyboroides typus
African Harrier-hawk (Polyboroides typus, german: Höhlenweihe, french: Gymnogène d'Afrique). (571k)
Polyboroides typus
African Harrier-hawk (Polyboroides typus, german: Höhlenweihe, french: Gymnogène d'Afrique). (432k)
Polyboroides typus
African Harrier-hawk (Polyboroides typus, german: Höhlenweihe, french: Gymnogène d'Afrique). (681k)
Terathopius ecaudatus
Bateleur Eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus, german: Gaukler, french: Bateleur des savanes) in flight. (863k)
Butastur rufipennis
Grasshopper Buzzard (Butastur rufipennis, german: Heuschrecken­bussard, french: Busautour des sauterelles). (586k)
Lophaetus occipitalis
Long-crested Eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis, german: Schopfadler, french: Aigle huppard). (660k)
Circaetus cinereus
Brown Snake Eagle (Circaetus cinereus, german: Einfarb-Schlangenadler, french: Circaète brun). (503k)
Gypohierax angolensis
Palm-nut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis, german: Palmgeier, french: Palmiste africain). (1155k)
Gypohierax angolensis
Palm-nut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis, german: Palmgeier, french: Palmiste africain). (809k)
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. (1191k)
Torgos tracheliotos
Feeding Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos, german: Ohrengeier, french: Vautour oricou). (739k)
Torgos tracheliotos
Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos, german: Ohrengeier, french: Vautour oricou) in flight. (568k)
Gyps africanus
White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus, german: Weißrückengeier, french: Vautour africain). (604k)
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)
Haliaeetus vocifer
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer, german: Schreiseeadler, french: Pygargue vocifer). (908k)
Haliaeetus vocifer
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer, german: Schreiseeadler, french: Pygargue vocifer). (1.8M)
African Fish Eagle Eating
African Fish Eagle eating a fish. (980k)
Nesting African Fish Eagle
Nesting African Fish Eagle. (1119k)
Polemaetus bellicosus
Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus, german: Kampfadler, french: Aigle martial). (1329k)
 Unknown Bird
?? Unknown bird. (672k)
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?? Unknown bird. (762k)

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