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Mabamba Swamp, Uganda (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Mabamba Swamp, Uganda

Map of Mabamba Swamp, Uganda



Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) Long-toed Lapwing (Vanellus crassirostris) Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus) - Female Rufous-naped Lark (Mirafra africana) White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus) Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)
Long-toed Lapwing (Vanellus crassirostris) Malachite Kingfisher (Corythornis cristatus) Sooty Chat (Myrmecocichla nigra) Swamp Flycatcher (Muscicapa aquatica) African Pygmy-goose (Nettapus auritus) African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus)
Yellow-billed Duck (Anas undulata) Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta) White-backed Duck (Thalassornis leuconotus) Weynss Weaver (Ploceus weynsi) Fan-tailed Widowbird (Euplectes axillaris) - Male African Pied Hornbill (Tockus fasciatus)
Rufous-bellied Heron (Ardeola rufiventris)

Swamp


Species Recorded (73)

Birds ( 73 )

Shoebill ( Balaenicipitidae )
Shoebill - Balaeniceps rex

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Long-tailed Cormorant - Microcarbo africanus

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Purple Heron - Ardea purpurea
Squacco Heron - Ardeola ralloides
Rufous-bellied Heron - Ardeola rufiventris
Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis
Little Egret - Egretta garzetta
Intermediate Egret - Mesophoyx intermedia

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
Hadada Ibis - Bostrychia hagedash

Hamerkops ( Scopidae )
Hamerkop - Scopus umbretta

Storks ( Ciconiidae )
Saddle-billed Stork - Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Yellow-billed Stork - Mycteria ibis

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Yellow-billed Duck - Anas undulata
African Pygmy-goose - Nettapus auritus
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
African Marsh-Harrier - Circus ranivorus
Black-shouldered Kite - Elanus caeruleus
African Fish-Eagle - Haliaeetus vocifer
Lizard Buzzard - Kaupifalco monogrammicus
Black Kite - Milvus migrans
Osprey - Pandion haliaetus

( Dendrocygnidae )
White-backed Duck - Thalassornis leuconotus

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
Eurasian Moorhen - Gallinula chloropus
African Swamphen - Porphyrio madagascariensis
Black Crake - Zapornia flavirostra

Guineafowl ( Numididae )
Helmeted Guineafowl - Numida meleagris

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Common Ringed Plover - Charadrius hiaticula
Long-toed Lapwing - Vanellus crassirostris

Coursers ( Glareolidae )
Collared Pratincole - Glareola pratincola

Jacanas ( Jacanidae )
African Jacana - Actophilornis africanus
Lesser Jacana - Microparra capensis

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Little Stint - Calidris minuta
Wood Sandpiper - Tringa glareola

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
White-winged Tern - Chlidonias leucopterus
Gray-hooded Gull - Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus
Gull-billed Tern - Gelochelidon nilotica

Coucals ( Centropodidae )
Blue-headed Coucal - Centropus monachus

Mousebirds ( Coliidae )
Speckled Mousebird - Colius striatus

Sunbirds ( Nectariniidae )
Red-chested Sunbird - Cinnyris erythrocercus
Green-headed Sunbird - Cyanomitra verticalis
Collared Sunbird - Hedydipna collaris

Kingfishers ( Alcedinidae )
Pied Kingfisher - Ceryle rudis
Malachite Kingfisher - Corythornis cristatus

Bee-eaters ( Meropidae )
White-throated Bee-eater - Merops albicollis
European Bee-eater - Merops apiaster
Blue-breasted Bee-eater - Merops variegatus

Rollers ( Coraciidae )
Broad-billed Roller - Eurystomus glaucurus

Hornbills ( Bucerotidae )
Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill - Bycanistes subcylindricus
African Pied Hornbill - Lophoceros fasciatus

Larks ( Alaudidae )
Rufous-naped Lark - Mirafra africana

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica
Black Sawwing - Psalidoprocne pristoptera

Bulbuls ( Pycnonotidae )
Common Bulbul - Pycnonotus barbatus

Prinias and Apalis ( Cisticolidae )
Winding Cisticola - Cisticola galactotes
Tawny-flanked Prinia - Prinia subflava

White-eyes ( Zosteropidae )
African Yellow White-eye - Zosterops senegalensis

Shrike-flycatchers ( Platysteiridae )
Black-headed Batis - Batis minor

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Northern Puffback - Dryoscopus gambensis
Brown-crowned Tchagra - Tchagra australis

Bishops ( Ploceidae )
Fan-tailed Widowbird - Euplectes axillaris

Wheatears ( Muscicapidae )
Whinchat - Saxicola rubetra

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Swamp Flycatcher - Muscicapa aquatica
Sooty Chat - Myrmecocichla nigra
African Thrush - Turdus pelios

Wagtails and Pipits ( Motacillidae )
African Pied Wagtail - Motacilla aguimp
Western Yellow Wagtail - Motacilla flava

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
Rüppell's Starling - Lamprotornis purpuroptera

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
Yellow-throated Longclaw - Macronyx croceus
Village Weaver - Ploceus cucullatus
Vieillot's Weaver - Ploceus nigerrimus
Weyns's Weaver - Ploceus weynsi
Bronze Mannikin - Spermestes cucullata

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