Uganda has for long been the best kept secret in terms of its rich variety of bird species with over 1,200 on record.

Varied habitats in Queen Elizabeth National support over 612 species of birds – over 60% of the 1,008 species of indigenous and migratory birds recorded in Uganda.

Highlights include the African Fish Eagle, Shoebill, Papyrus Gonolek, Lessee, Martial Eagle, r and Greater Flamingo, White-tailed Lark and Verraux’s Eagle Owl. Forest species including some less common species from the Congo basin can be located in Maramagambo Forest.