Best of 2021

  • “God creates the beauty. My camera and I are a witness.”
    – Mark Denman

This is a compilation of some of the best sightings from 2021. These may not be the best pictures, but serve as a record of moments spent somewhere in harmony with the nature.

A female gorilla of Bweza Group. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. March 2021
Bweza, the silverback. Bwindi, March 2021
Sandpiper, Mabamba Swamps, Entebbe.
African Jacana aka Jesus Bird as it can walk on the water (illusion, when you can’t see the lily leaves)
Malachite Kingfisher on a Papyrus Reed. Mabamba Swamps, Entebbe.
A Green Mamba, Reptile Village, Entebbe.
A Gabon Viper. Largest fangs with one of the fastest strikes more than make up for what this beauty lacks in its slow motion movement.
One of the many lovely reed frogs found in Entebbe.
Whistling Ducks
Mobile Towers of Savannahs
Cats, they say can read your soul. This one sure read mine !!
Red Throated Bee-Eater
Short Toed Snake Eagle
A Martial Eagle. More than 150 meters, hence, a record shot. Happy to have seen one !!
A Denham’s Bustard. Murchison National Park. Nile river in the background (blurred).
Stumbling Blocks. Nile in the background.
A Saddle Billed Stork
The Murchison Falls on the Nile River
The mighty Nile River
The tuskers and their crop – the palm trees behind.
The Shoebill
The Hartebeest
A rare species in Uganda – only found in Kidepo National Park. Dec 2021.
An Oribi Male
A Chameleon
A Serval Cat
A Black Weaver
A female chimp in a thoughtful mood.
A unique tailless bird – the Crombec
Emerald Cuckoo
Klass’s Cuckoo (male)
A Crowned Hornbill (male). The female was in the nest.
A colobus Monkey with its typical sad face.
Black and White Casqued Hornbill (male on the left)
De Brazza’s Monkey
A Ducking
Lesser Flamingoes – in a crater lake near Queen Elizabeth Park
A Baby and a Mama Hippo. Kazinga Channel, QENP.
A male Pin-Tailed Whydah
A female Brown Throated Wattle Eye – Possesses a sweet song.
African Fish Eagle
A Plover
A Stilt

“On Earth, there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.” – Jules Renard

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