Bwindi National park

FROM THE CUCKOO'S NEST APRIL 2018

bwindi forest

FROM THE CUCKOO'S NEST APRIL 2018

Primates.

Chimpanzees

Just seen 2 big chimps strolling down the path near one of the tent-houses.  Have been seeing them most days in the last month.

Other primates

Baboons, black and white colobus, blue, l'hoests and red-tailed monkeys all seen regularly in last month.

Birds

  Notable sightings in the last month include:

Tullberg's Woodpecker

Elliot's Woodpecker

Yellowbill

Dusky long-tailed cuckoo

Blue-headed sunbird

Equatorial Akalat

Double-toothed barbet -a pair seem to be  resident at the moment, and have taken a liking to the avocado trees.

Yellow Bishop

White-browed crombec

Yellow-spotted barbet

Petit's Cuckoo-shrike

Mountain Greenbull

Oriole Finch

Honeyguide greenbull

Buff-spotted woodpecker

Bamboo warbler

Yellow-eyed black flycatcher

Green sunbird

African emerald cuckoo

Yellow-bellied waxbill

Dusky tit

Red-faced crimsonwing

Fruit of the Land

Plenty of avocados, a few guavas, pineapples and passion fruit.

In the garden, we are harvesting salad veg,, turnips, leeks and carrots.

Philip

June 3 2018