Fauna in Uganda : While in the pearl of Africa there is a lot that will marvel one as they get to experience the beauty of the country at large and also the stunning moments that are provided by the different destinations.

Getting to have a wildlife safari in Uganda will surely get you to sighting all the big fives in the pearl and in most cases these ventures are most recommended to be carried out in the dry months of the year which are the months of June to August and December to February and within these months you can easily catch sight of animals since the vegetation is thin and can also be spotted gathering around freshwater sources.

With Achieve Global safaris Travelers will be astonished by the abundant fauna found in Uganda in the different rainforest and savannah parks and these parks can be accessed through the help of Achieve global safaris these include; Murchison Falls National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Mount Elgon National Park, Rwenzori Mountain National Park, Mgahinga National Park, Semuliki National Park.

These national parks are filled with great adventure and unbeatable Uganda safari moments but mostly great fauna to sight and that is why in this article today Achieve global safaris brings to you some of the fauna to sight while on a wildlife safari in Uganda.

Fauna in Uganda is one of the major reasons as to why Uganda has gained a great name in being one of the best tourists destinations in the entire world thus most come in the country to have a glimpse of these stunning creatures which include;

Fauna in Uganda


Uganda is recorded to have the largest number of primates in the entire east Africa and these are mostly in some of Uganda’s best national park as endangered as they are they well reserved and highly protected by the Uganda wildlife authority these involve:

  • gorillas
  • Monkeys


Carnivores these basically feed on meat and as it is these are extremely dangerous but yet are some of the thrilling fauna to sight in the pearl of Africa on a wildlife safari and these include:

  • Cheetahs
  • Lion
  • Jackals
  • Spotted Hyena


Herbivores depend on grass mostly these are some of the greatest fauna in the pearl of Africa and while on a Uganda safari, one can get to have excellent views of these lovely creatures which will honestly thrill ones mindset and these carry on with:

  • Common eland
  • Greater Kudu
  • Uganda Kobs
  • Sitatunga
  • Reedbuck
  • Oribi
  • Common duiker
  • African Elephant
  • Hippopotamus
  • African Buffalo
  • Giraffe
  • Bush pig
  • The giant forest hog



Now these can be sight both on land and in water and these are some of the other most feared wildlife in the world for they can mean to be deadly but yet while on a Uganda safari one is in the position to a remarked sight of these stunning fauna and these include:

  • Snakes
  • Nile crocodile
  • Monitor Lizards


Uganda is a phenomenal destination that has so very many birding destinations and for most times sightseers get to have visits in these destinations so as to have the most thrilling moments of bird life and these involve;

Semuliki National Park, Budongo Forest, Mabira Forest, Kibale Forest National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Botanical gardens in Entebbe, Rwenzori Mountains, Magombe Swamp in Bigodi wetland, Mabamba Island, Murchison Falls National Park – And many more other places

Fauna in Uganda
Bird watching

Recorded to have over 1000 bird species with some endemic species like the Fox’s Weaver this is the list of birds you should expect to sight in the pearl of Africa.

Lilac-breasted Roller, Great-blue Turaco, Jackson’s Francolin, Yellow-eyed black flycatcher, Common ostrich, Hamerkop, Flamingos, Ross’s Turaco, Giant Kingfisher, Malachite Kingfisher, Yellow-Billed Barbets, Narina Trogon, Swamp Warbler, Black-headed Gonolek, Black-billed Turaco, Pied Hornbill, Lappet-faced Vulture, African-pygmy Kingfisher, Marabou stork, White-spotted Flufftail, Magpie manikin, Red-headed Bluebill, Chattering Yellowbill, Yellow-whiskered Greenbul, Dusky-long tailed cuckoo, Lizard Buzzard, Shoebill, Fox’s Weaver (Endemic), Saddle-billed stork, Bateleur, Pied Kingfisher, Goliath heron, African darter, Pelicans, African-fish Eagle, Long-crested Eagle, Red-throated bee-eater, Black-headed Lapwing, African Jacana, Piapiac.

And with achieve global safaris one is in position to sight these lovely fauna in the different safari destinations that are arranged out for you by the best tour operating country in the entire world.


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