Uganda confirmed 1,060 bird
species recorded which translates
into more than 11% of the world’s
total number of birds
609 Participants, 745 Species, 26 teams in 24 hrs.
The beauty and elegance are the reasons the Crested Crane was chosen as Uganda's national emblem by the then Uganda Governor and ornithologist Sir Fredrick Johnson in 1893.With human population at a rise,the loss of breeding grounds and food sources have seen their populations decline by 80% over the past 40 years and strategies have been used to subdue this catastrophic decline
NatureUganda through the PPN (People Partner with Nature) programme in partnership with the NFA (National Forestry Authority) have embarked on forest restoration efforts for Echuya CFR in South western Uganda with over 600 bamboos planted.
The Uganda Big Birding Day (BBD) is a birding activity organized by Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) in collaboration with NatureUganda, Uganda Wildlife Authority and with support from other partners.
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