Uganda Safari 2018

Murchison Falls National Park and Wildlife Reserves. This is where the Nile explodes through a narrow gorge and cascades down to become a placid river whose banks are thronged with hippos, crocodiles among others.
Murchison Ntl Park  Besides wildlife, Murchison National Park is a birding paradise. This Maribou Stork I spotted on a tree top at The Paraa Lodge - january 2018 Murchison Ntl Park  A herd of buffaloes cooling off at a shallow pool - december 2017 Murchison Ntl Park  Two Crested Cranes at the nature reserve - january 2018 Murchison Ntl Park  The area around Murchison Ntl Park was declared as a Uganda safari destination in 1952 - january 2018
Elephants  A family of elephants at the National Park - january 2018 Murchison falls  Murchison Falls are said to be the world's most "powerful" waterfall in terms of the force of water ejected from the falls itself. We felt this notion had some credibility based on our observation that the wide Victoria Nile River was squeezed into a 6m width chute at the base of the roughly 20-30m tall falls. - january 2018 Rotschild Giraffe  Rotschild giraffe staring at me - january 2018 Rotschild Giraffes  Rotschild giraafes having lunch at the acaia trees - january 2018
Giraffes  Rothschild's Giraffe Joins List of Species Threatened by Extinction. The Rothschild's giraffe is the latest charismatic African mammal to be declared "Endangered" by IUCN (the International Union for the Conservation of Nature). - january 2018 Giraffes  Rothschild's giraffe is a subspecies of Giraffa species. It is one of the most endangered distinct populations of giraffe, with 1671 individuals estimated in the wild in 2016 - january 2018 Giraffe  Who's watching who ? - january 2018 Birds  A 300 kilometer protected area inhabits over 460 bird species and featured the ninth Africa’s birding spots - Uganda january 2018
Hippos  The banks of Nile are filled with wildlife, which you’ll see from a whole another perspective. - january 2018 Lions  East African Lion taking a nap - Murchison National Park - january 2018 Lions  In Uganda, lions enjoy a reputation as ‘king of the beasts’ and are popular symbols of royalty, strength and bravery. -  january 2018 Lions  In Uganda lions are mainly found in the three largest savannah parks: Murchison Falls National Park (MFNP), Kidepo Valley National Park (KVNP) and Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP). - january 2018
Lion  Enjoying a paw for dinner after hunting for a Ugandan Kob. - january 2018 Lions  Two lions sharing a Ugandan Kob for dinner - january 2018 Lions  A lion at the "Pearl of Africa" that is Uganda - january 2018 Lions  Uganda has a lot to offer to all the people who come to visit this wonderful country. - january 2018
Lions  Murchison National Park is the largest conservation area in Uganda covering an area of over 3,840km deriving its name from its famous waterfall; the Murchison falls - january 2018 Pata monkey  A playfull Pata Monkey in the forest of Budongo - january 2018 Pata Monkey  This cute Pata Monkey protect her baby form unwanted insiders - january 2018 Murchison  Driving the Murchison National Park in search for wildlife - january 2018
Murchison  Sunset at Murchison National Park - january 2018 Murchison  Unlike in Kenya where you have to share a safari with many vehicles, most of the time you wont bump into other visitors at the Nature Reserve. January 2018 Patas Monkey  Patas Monkey at Budongo forest - january 2018 Red-Throated-Bee-Eater  A couple of Red Throated Bee Eaters along the banks of the River Nile - January 2018
Red-Throated-Bee-Eater-3  The Red throated Bee-eater is a beautiful green and red bird that is mainly found within western Africa, however can be seen in Uganda as well especially in the northwestern part of the country. - January 2018 Red-Throated-Bee-Eater-4  This red throated bee-eater is a beautiful extremely colorful tiny bird that is approximately 23 centimeters long. It can actually be identified by the red colored feathers found in its neck. - January 2018 Saddle Billed Stork-1  The saddle-billed stork is a large wading bird in the stork family. It is a widespread species which is a resident breeder in sub-Saharan Africa from Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya south to South Africa. Saddle Bill Stork  Saddle Billed Stork on the banks of Lake Victoria while a hippo is taking a bath - january 2018
Ugandan Kob  Curious Ugandan Kobs - January 2018 Ugandan Kob-2  The Ugandan kob is a subspecies of the kob, a type of antelope found in sub-Saharan Africa in South Sudan, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Ethiopia. - January 2018 Ugandan Kob-3  An Ugandan Kob is normally reddish-brown, in which it differs from other kob subspecies. - January 2018 Ugandan Kob-5  Although still numerous in Western Uganda, kobs are far less common now in other areas of East Africa. They were once found in Western Kenya and Northern Tanzania but have not been seen there in recent years.  - January 2018
Ugandan Kob-6  A female Kob providing milk. - January 2018 Hornbill-3  The hornbills are a family of bird found in tropical and subtropical. They are characterized by a long, down-curved bill which is frequently brightly colored and sometimes has a casque on the upper mandible. January 2018 Kampala  Long horn cattle on the streetside close to Kampala - Uganda. January 2018 Shoebill Stork  That goofy-looking bill clapped onto the front of the Shoebill Stork's face may look like a cruel joke of evolution, but it’s actually a lethal weapon. Sure, it also looks like a shoe, a fact that has not been lost on any of the civilizations that have run across the beast. - January 2018
Mabamba Swamp  In search of the ugly Shoebill Stork among other birdlife at the Mabamba Swamp, an arm of Lake Victoria - January 2018 Mabamba Swamp  One of the many birds I spotted at the Mabamba Swamp - January 2018 Mabamba Swamp  The Mabamba Swamps west of Entebbe is one of the best and most convenient places to see the birdlife of Uganda. After a few minutes in a small canoe the papyrus reeds opens up into a flat grassy wetlands where a number of Shoebill can regularely be seen. - January 2018 Kampala  Young boy taking a bath at Kampala, the capital of Uganda - January 2018
Mabamba Swamp  Among the 260 species in the region, other notable birds include the papyrus yellow warbler, pallid harrier and blue swallow - January 2018 Mabamba  Mabamba Swamp is an arm of Lake Victoria where 280 species of birds can be found - January 2018 Heron  White heron at Mabamba wetlands - January 2018 Elephants  Elephants  at Murchison National Park - January 2018