Biodiversity of Kidepo Valley National Park

Biodiversity of Kidepo Valley National Park

Kidepo Valley National Park’s vegetation is diverse with grey-haired acacia, savannah woodland, tree, and shrubs. you find the  Borassus palms along the major rivers of Kidepo, Lopirpir, and Kulao.

perennial grasses, dominant here are Chloris, Panicum Themeda, and Seteria species.

Dry thickets composed of numerous short trees and shrubs are also common.

The park has at least 86 mammal species, 475 bird species, and 692 plant species.

28 of the 86 species of mammals Kidepo Vally National Park are not found in any other of Uganda’s national park some of these are caracal, a striped hyena, greater cheetah, aardwolf and lesser, klipspringer, dik-dik, Bright’s gazelle and Chandler’s mountain reedbuck.

Other large mammals in other Parks in Uganda include elephant, zebra, buffalo, leopard, waterbuck, Jackson’s hartebeest, lion,  and both black-backed and side-striped jackal, are found here.

Kidepo valley national park has 58 species birds of prey like lammergeyer Verreaux’s eagle, the pygmy falcon, and Egyptian vulture. Fourteen raptors are unique to this park in Uganda.

Of the hornbills which are characteristic of the savannah habitat, five species are represented. Some of Africa’s rarest and most sought after birds occur in KVNP, including the Karamoja Apalis and black-breasted barbet

 

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