Chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes
I spent 10 days in Uganda in 2021 with Harrier Tours,
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Eastern Gorilla, Gorilla beringei
Two nights in the Ruhija sector in 2021 produced Ruwenzori Sun Squirrel, Carruther’s Mountain Squirrel, Spectacled Lesser Galagos, L’hoest’s Monkeys, Blue Monkeys, Guereza Colobus, Eastern Gorillas, Angolan and possibly Egyptian Fruit Bats, Arabian and Ruwenzori Horseshoe Bats and an African Palm Civet.
Kibale National Park
Grey-cheeked Mangabey, Lophocebus albigena
Over two nights in 2021 we found an African Grass Rat, a House Rat, several Thomas’s Dwarf Galagos and East African Pottos, Olive Baboons, L’hoest’s Monkeys, Ashy Red Colobus, two African Giant Shrews, Angolan Fruit Bats, Ethiopian Epauletted Fruit Bats, a Bushbuck, a Weyns’ Duiker and a wonderful encounter with a troop of Chimpanzees.
Lake Mburo National Park
Serval, Leptailurus serval
During an overnight stay in 2021 we saw an African Savanna Hare, Striped Ground Squirrels, a House Rat, Thick-tailed Greater Galago, Olive Baboons, Vervets, Egyptian (probably) Slit-faced Bats, a Serval, a probable Servaline Genet, Common Dwarf Mongoose, Plains Zebras, Common Warthogs, Bushpigs, African Buffalo, Common Eland, Bushbuck, Impala and Topi.
Epauletted Fruit Bat, Epomophorus species
We stopped briefly here to see Shoebill Stork, and also saw Spot-necked Otters and an epauletted fruit bat species, probably Wahlberg’s.
Murchison Falls National Park & Budongu Forest
Patas Monkey, Erythrocebus patas
During a night drive at Budongu Forest in 2021 we saw many Demidoff’s Dwarf Galagos, several East African Pottos, and sleeping Olive Baboons and Guereza Colobus. Twenty four hours in the savanna area of Murchison Falls in 2021 was excellent with African Elephants, Bunyoro Rabbits, a North African Crested Porcupine, Striped Ground Squirrels, Kemp’s Gerbils, Olive Baboons and Patas Monkeys.
Bunyoro Rabbit, Poelagus marjorita
We also saw Sundevall’s Roundleaf Bats, Mauritian Tomb Bats, Egyptian Slit-faced Bats (probably), Little Free-tailed Bats, two Leopard, White-tailed Mongoose, three mega rare Pousargues’ Mongoose, Banded Mongoose, Side-striped Jackal, Common Warthog, Hippopotamus, African Buffalo, abundant Oribi and Kob, Waterbuck, Hartebeest and Giraffe.
Semuliki National Park
Semliki Red Colobus, Piliocolobus semlikiensis
Semuliki National Park is primate central. A day here in July 2021 produced De Brazza’s, Dent’s, Blue and Red-tailed Monkeys, Grey-cheeked Mangabeys, Olive Baboons, Guerza and Semiliki Red Colobus. We also saw an Isabelline Red-legged Sun Squirrel and an Alexander’s Bush Squirrel, Mauritian Tomb Bats and a Giant Pouched Rat.
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
White Rhinoceros, Ceratotherium simum
A brief stop here in 2021 to see White Rhinos, also produced Olive Baboons and Tantalus Monkeys, Common Warthogs, Bushbuck and Kob.
Uganda 2021: Jon Hall with Harrier Tours, 10 days and about 70 species including De Brazza’s Monkey, Ruwenzori Horseshoe Bat, Bushpig and Pousargue’s Mongoose.
Uganda, 2021: Carlos Bocos with Harrier Tours, 2 weeks & 95 species including Ruwenzori Horseshoe Bat, Black-fronted Duiker (check out the photo … sigh) and many rodents, shrews, bats and primates.
Uganda, 2021: Alex Meyer, 2 weeks & 78 species including 4 galagos, Uganda Crested Mangabey, Semliki and Ashy Red Colobus, East African Mole Rat, Link Rat plus loads more. This is a second report – with very different photos – of the same trip reported on by Tomer below.
Uganda, 2021: Tomer Ben-Yehuda, 2 weeks & a crazy 79 species including 4 galagos, Uganda Crested Mangabey, Semliki and Ashy Red Colobus, East African Mole Rat, Link Rat and some nice bats including Hammer Bat plus loads more.
Uganda, 2019: Wise Bird, 2 weeks & 39 species including Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Serval.
Uganda, 2018: Brett Hartl, 19 days & 57 species including Chequered Elephant Shrew, Black-fronted Duiker and 13 species of primates.
Rwanda and Uganda, 2018: Andy Murch, 2 weeks (or so) & 42 species (with 15 primates) including Uganda Crested Mangabey, Ashy Red Colobus, Red-tailed Monkey, Giant Forest Hog and Black-fronted Duiker.
Uganda, 2018: Bellingham Safaris, 9 days & 23 species including L’Hoest’s Monkey, Giant Forest Hog and Uganda Grass Hare.
Uganda, 2018: Samuel Marlin, 2 weeks & 39 species including Central African Red Colobus and Ugandan Mangabey among 13 confirmed primates, Ruwenzori Sun Squirrel and Alexander’s Dwarf Squirrel.
Uganda, 2017: Bellingham Safaris, 10 days & 25 species including Red-legged Sun Squirrel, Giant Forest Hog, Aardwolf and Red-tailed Monkey.
Uganda, 2017: Philip Precey, 2 weeks and 55 species including Grey-cheeked Mangabey, Patas Monkey, Marsh Mongoose and Giant Forest Hogs.
Uganda, 2014: Richard Webb, 2 weeks & 50 species including Uganda Crested Mangabey, Marsh Mongoose, Forest Elephant, African Palm Civet and 5 Galago species.
Uganda, 2014: Romain Bocquier, 10 days & 46 species including Eastern Gorilla, Uganda Red Colobus, L’Hoest’s Monkey and Central African Rabbit.
Uganda, 2014: Peregrine Rowse, 17 days & 42 species including Ruwenzori Sun and Carruthers’ Mountain Squirrels, Ruwenzori Red Duiker, L’Hoest’s & De Brazza’s Monkeys and Central African Red Colobus.
Uganda, 2014: Michael Kessler, 3 weeks & 49 species including Johnston’s and Uganda Crested Mangabey and Yellow-backed Duiker.
Uganda, 2012: Coke Smith, 13 days & 31 species including Potto, Patas Monkeys and Red Colobus.
Uganda & Rwanda, 2012: Royle Safaris, 12 days & over 30 species including Giant Forest Hog, Potto and some nice primates.
Uganda & Rwanda, 2012: Royle Safaris, 10 days & 25 species including Water Chevrotain, Carruther’s Mountain Squirrel and a lot of nice primates.
Uganda, 2012: Indri Tours, 12 days & 33 species including Ugandan Grass Hare and a Marsh Mongoose.
Uganda, 2011: Trevor Hardaker, 17 days & 54 species including a Western Tree Hyrax, Peter’s Duiker and a Bunyoro Rabbit.
Uganda, 2010: Charles Hood, 2 weeks & 48 species including Giant Forest Hog, Black-fronted Duiker and Yellow-winged Bat.
Uganda, 2008: Michel Gervais, 2 weeks & 34 mammals including Gorillas, Chimpanzees and an African Palm Civet.
Uganda, 2003: Steve Anyon-Smith, 6 weeks & 65 mammals.
Uganda, 2002: Don Roberson, 2 weeks.
Uganda, 2001: Stefan Lithner, 3 weeks and 40 mammals.
Help us ID Mammals from Uganda: a couple mongooses, a couple of genets, 2 mice, a gerbil and a squirrel, February 2021
Tantalus or vervet monkeys? February, 2021
Reccomended guide in Uganda: RFI October, 2020
African Golden Cat at Bwindi with more details here November, 2017
Discussion on primate taxonomy in Uganda (see the comments) November, 2014
Pousargues’s Mongoose, Semliki July, 2013