Species List

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This is a bird and mammal species list for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The list is based upon the species observed via the TEAM Network Terrestrial Vertebrate protocol and is not meant to be an all inclusive list of species at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. This species list excludes observations where the camera trap image was not able to be identified (labeled as "unidentifiable" as a result of a poor quality image) and observations where the species in the image has not been able to be determined to genus or species (labeled as "unknown"). Please direct any questions or suggestions to .

This list of 50 species (8 Aves, 42 Mammalia) was generated on October 18, 2017. Click on column headers to sort.

Class Family Genus Species Common Name
AVES COLUMBIDAE Streptopelia decipiens Mourning Collared-dove
AVES COLUMBIDAE Turtur afer Blue-spotted Wood-dove
AVES COLUMBIDAE Turtur tympanistria Tambourine Dove
AVES MUSOPHAGIDAE Tauraco schuetti Black-billed Turaco
AVES NUMIDIDAE Guttera pucherani Crested Guineafowl
AVES PHASIANIDAE Francolinus nobilis Handsome Francolin
AVES TURDIDAE Alethe poliophrys Red-throated Alethe
AVES TURDIDAE Turdus olivaceus Olive Thrush
MAMMALIA BOVIDAE Cephalophus nigrifrons Black-fronted Duiker
MAMMALIA BOVIDAE Cephalophus silvicultor Yellow-backed Duiker
MAMMALIA BOVIDAE Cephalophus weynsi Weyn's Duiker, Weyns' Duiker
MAMMALIA BOVIDAE Tragelaphus scriptus Bushbuck
MAMMALIA BOVIDAE Tragelaphus spekii Marshbuck, Sitatunga
MAMMALIA CANIDAE Canis adustus Side-striped Jackal
MAMMALIA CANIDAE Canis lupus Arctic Wolf, Common Wolf, Gray Wolf, Grey Wolf, Mexican Wolf, Plains Wolf, Timber Wolf, Tundra Wolf, Wolf
MAMMALIA CANIDAE Domesticated dog
MAMMALIA CERCOPITHECIDAE Cercopithecus lhoesti L'Hoest's Guenon, Lhoests Monkey, L'Hoest's Monkey, Mountain Monkey
MAMMALIA CERCOPITHECIDAE Cercopithecus mitis Blue Monkey, Diademed Monkey, Golden Monkey, Samango, Sykes' Monkey
MAMMALIA CERCOPITHECIDAE Papio anubis Anubis Baboon, Olive Baboon
MAMMALIA ELEPHANTIDAE Loxodonta africana African Elephant
MAMMALIA FELIDAE Caracal aurata African Golden Cat, Golden Cat
MAMMALIA FELIDAE Leptailurus serval Serval
MAMMALIA GALAGIDAE Galagoides demidovii Demidoff's Dwarf Galago, Demidoff's Galago, Dwarf Bushbaby, Dwarf Galago
MAMMALIA GLIRIDAE Dryomys nitedula Forest Dormouse
MAMMALIA HERPESTIDAE Atilax paludinosus Marsh Mongoose, Water Mongoose
MAMMALIA HERPESTIDAE Herpestes sanguineus Slender Mongoose
MAMMALIA HOMINIDAE Gorilla beringei Eastern Gorilla, Mountain Gorilla
MAMMALIA HOMINIDAE Homo sapiens Human
MAMMALIA HOMINIDAE Pan troglodytes Chimpanzee, Common Chimpanzee, Robust Chimpanzee
MAMMALIA HYSTRICIDAE Atherurus africanus African Brush-tailed Porcupine
MAMMALIA MANIDAE Phataginus tricuspis African White-bellied Pangolin, Three-cusped Pangolin, Tree Pangolin, White-bellied Pangolin
MAMMALIA MURIDAE Apodemus sylvaticus Long-tailed Field Mouse, Wood Mouse
MAMMALIA MURIDAE Lophuromys flavopunctatus Yellow-spotted Brush-furred Rat
MAMMALIA MUSTELIDAE Mellivora capensis Honey Badger
MAMMALIA NANDINIIDAE Nandinia binotata African Palm Civet, Two-spotted Palm Civet
MAMMALIA NESOMYIDAE Cricetomys emini Forest Giant Pouched Rat, Giant Rat
MAMMALIA NESOMYIDAE Cricetomys gambianus Gambian Rat, Northern Giant Pouched Rat
MAMMALIA SCIURIDAE Funisciurus carruthersi Carruther's Mountain Squirrel
MAMMALIA SCIURIDAE Funisciurus congicus Congo Rope Squirrel
MAMMALIA SCIURIDAE Funisciurus lemniscatus Ribboned Rope Squirrel
MAMMALIA SCIURIDAE Funisciurus pyrropus Fire-footed Rope Squirrel
MAMMALIA SCIURIDAE Paraxerus boehmi Boehm's Bush Squirrel
MAMMALIA SUIDAE Potamochoerus larvatus Bushpig
MAMMALIA THRYONOMYIDAE Thryonomys gregorianus Lesser Cane Rat
MAMMALIA THRYONOMYIDAE Thryonomys swinderianus Greater Cane Rat
MAMMALIA VIVERRIDAE Civettictis civetta African Civet
MAMMALIA VIVERRIDAE Genetta genetta Common Genet, Ibiza Common Genet, Ibiza Genet
MAMMALIA VIVERRIDAE Genetta servalina Servaline Genet
MAMMALIA VIVERRIDAE Genetta tigrina Blotched Genet, Cape Large-spotted Genet, Large-spotted Genet, South African Large-spotted Genet
MAMMALIA VIVERRIDAE Genetta victoriae Giant Genet