AFROTROPICAL Tropical & Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forest
passerine birds

Family Platysteiridae, Wattle-eyes & Batises

'Brown-throated Wattle-Eye', male (Isunga Lodge, Uganda).

Family Vangidae

Bias musicus, 'Black and White Shrike Flycatcher' (Bigodi, Uganda).

Family Zosteropidae, White-eyes

Sturnidae: Starlings & Mynas

Family Turdidae, Thrushes

Neocossyphus poensis, White-tailed Ant-Thrush (Bigodi, Uganda).

Family Muscicapidae: Old World Flycatchers, Chats

Family Nectariniidae, Sunbirds

Chalcomitra rubescens, 'Green-throated Sunbird' immature (Bigodi, Uganda).

Nectarinia kilimensis, 'Bronze Sunbird' (Isunga Lodge, Uganda).

Cinnyris bouvieri, 'Orange-tufted Sunbird',  (Isunga Lodge, Uganda).

Cinnyris regia, 'Regal Sunbird', (Isunga Lodge, Uganda).

Family Ploceidae, Weavers

 Ploceus nigerrimus, 'Vieillot's Black Weaver'. Found on the edge of the forest (Bigodi, Uganda).

Family Viduidae, Indigobirds & Whydahs

Family Estrildidae, Estrildid Finches

Spermophaga ruficapilla,'Red-headed Bluebill' (Bigodi, Uganda).

Lonchura bicolor, 'Black and White Mannikin'. Found on the edge of moist forest.


Motacillidae: Wagtails & Pipits
Fringillidae: Finches, Euphonias

Thinking of doing expedition travel after everything has calmed down? I do a lot of my guiding and lecturing work on Silversea.