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Photographs of waterbirds in Uganda

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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



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



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



Pair of Hadada ibis (Bostrychia hagedash) crossing a trail.



Hadida ibis in a tree



Hadada ibis getting fiesty in a tree



Black-headed Heron on a Euphorbia tree



Flock of Grey crowned cranes (Balearica regulorum) feeding near a waterhole



Grey crowned cranes near a savanna waterhole



Large flock of African skimmers (Rhynchops flavirostris) over the Kazinga Channel



Yellow-billed Stork along the Kazinga channel



Yellow-billed Stork, Mycteria ibis, along the Kazinga channel



Little Egret, Egretta garzetta



Hadada ibis standing in reeds along the Kazinga Channel



Goliath heron, Ardea goliath



Goliath heron, Ardea goliath, along the Kazinga Channel



Egyptian Goose, Alopochen aegyptiacus, in flight



Egyptian Geese, Alopochen aegyptiacus



Green-eyed great cormorant



Buffalo, pelicans, cormorants on a sandbar



Pelicans, cormorants, and other birds on a sandbar in the Kazinga Channel



Great cormorants, Pink-backed pelicans, Great white pelicans, Little egret, yellow-billed storks on a beach



Great cormorants, Pink-backed pelicans, Great white pelicans, Little egret, yellow-billed storks



Yellow-billed storks, Great cormorants, Pink-backed pelicans, Great white pelicans, Little egret together on a beach



Great cormorants, Pink-backed pelicans, Great white pelicans, Little egret, yellow-billed storks together on a Lake Edward/Kazinga Channel beach



Pelicans and cormorants on the sandy shore of Lake Edward



Gull-billed terns, great cormorants, great white pelicans, and pink-backed pelicans



Large numbers of waterbirds on the shore of Lake Edward



Many waterbirds on the shore of Lake Edward



Great cormorants



Yellow-billed storks



Marabou stork (Leptoptilos crumeniferus) in flight



Marabou stork flying overhead



Black-headed heron (Ardea melanocephala) [headshot]



Black-headed heron (Ardea melanocephala) [immature]



Egyptian Goose in greenish water



Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex), a stork-like bird


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