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Pair of Helmeted guineafowl (Numida meleagris)



Malachite Kingfisher (Alcedo cristata)



Woodland kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis) perched on a branch



African fish eagle



Long-crested Eagle, Lophaetus occipitalis, perched on a tree stump



African fish eagle



Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex)



Pair of Grey crowned cranes "kissing"



Great White Pelicans (Pelecanus onocrotalus)



Great cormorants, Pink-backed pelicans, Great white pelicans on a Lake Edward/Kazinga Channel beach



Egyptian Goose, Alopochen aegyptiacus



Yellow weavers at breakfast



Great blue turaco (Corythaeola cristata) in a treetop



Cinnamon-chested bee-eater (Merops oreobates)



Woodland kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis) perched on a branch



African fish eagle in flight



African fish eagle perched in a thorn bush



African fish eagle, Haliaeetus vocifer



Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala) atop a Euphorbia plant



Pair of African crowned cranes (Balearica regulorum)





Yellow-billed Stork, Mycteria ibis



African skimmers (Rhynchops flavirostris) on a beach along the Kazinga Channel



Great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) drying its wings in the sun



Hundreds of cormorants and pelicans gathered on a sanbar



Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) with its mouth slightly agape



Male Vieillot's black weaver (Ploceus nigerrimus) nest building



Crowned hornbill (Tockus alboterminatus)



Woodland kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis) perched on a branch



Woodland kingfisher



Woodland kingfisher with Rwenzori mountains behind



Grey-headed kingfisher, Halcyon leucocephala, on a Euphorbia plant



Pied Kingfisher eating a minnow



Pair of African fish eagles, Haliaeetus vocifer



African fish eagle perched in a thorny bush



African fish eagle, Haliaeetus vocifer, in flight



Flock of Grey crowned crane (Balearica regulorum) on the African savanna



Flock of African skimmers (Rhynchops flavirostris) on the Kazinga Channel



Sacred ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus)



Goliath heron, Ardea goliath, in Uganda



Egyptian Geese, Alopochen aegyptiacus, with pied kingfishers in the background



African skimmers on a beach along the Kazinga Channel



Group of great cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo) on a beach of the Kazinga Channel



Buffalo, pelicans, cormorants on a sandbar in the Kazinga Channel



Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus)



Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus), Pink-backed Pelican (Pelecanus rufescens), and Great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)



Egyptian Geese, Alopochen aegyptiacus, walking in the shallows of the Kazinga Channel



Immature Black-headed heron



Male weaverbird working on building a nest in the early evening



Male orange weaver (Ploceus aurentius) on a papyrus stalk



Blue bird with a moderately long tail (African blue-flycatcher (Elminia longicauda)?)



Blue-headed coucal, Centropus monachus



Variable sunbird (Cinnyris venusta) or Collared sunbird (Hedydipna collaris)



Rueppell's Glossy-Starling (Lamprotornis purpuropterus)



Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta) wading in duckweed


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