Uganda has over 1065 birds. Birders can see up to 400 – 500 species in a special birding trip.
The country hosts both foreign and domestic birds like White-spotted Flufftail, Yellow-spotted Barbet, Hairy-breasted Barbet, Yellow-billed Barbet, Western Nicator, Grey-winged Robin-chat, White-tailed Ant-thrush, Brown-backed Scrub-robin, Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher, Brown-throated Wattle-eye, Superb Sunbird, Brown-crowned Tchagra, Bocage’s Bush-shrike, Black Bishop, White-breasted Negrofinch and Black-crowned Waxbill among others.
Some of the chief birding sites in Uganda include Queen Elizabeth National Park (Kazinga channel region), Murchison falls National Park (around Murchison falls), Lake Bunyonyi, Bwindi Impenetrable national Park, kibale Forest National Park, Entebbe botanical Gardens, Uganda Wildlife Education centre, Lake Mburo National Park, Mabamba Shoebill sanctuary, Ssese Island, Ngamba Island among others- this justifies that Uganda is a full basket of birds.
Birdlife includes: Shoebill Stork, Saddle Billed Stork, Pelicans, Herons, African Fish Eagle, Bateleur, Long Crested Eagle, Vultures, Owls, Grey Crowned Crane, Great Blue Turaco, Rwenzori Turaco, Hornbills, Honey birds, Sunbirds, Weavers and the African Finfoot.