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North-east Uganda (secondary area)
Country/Territory Uganda
Habitat loss

General characteristics 

This Secondary Area is defined by the range of Karamoja Apalis Apalis karamojae (classified as Vulnerable) which occurs in north-east Uganda and the Serengeti plains (EBA 108). In Uganda, it is known from four sites, in riverine Acacia in the lowlands. It is threatened by habitat loss in Tanzania, but there is little information on its status or on any threats in the Ugandan part of its range.

Species IUCN Category
Karamoja Apalis (Apalis karamojae)  VU 

Important Bird Areas (IBAs)

IBA Code Site Name Country
UG029  Mount Moroto Forest Reserve  Uganda 
UG030  Kidepo Valley National Park  Uganda 

Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Endemic Bird Area factsheet: North-east Uganda. Downloaded from on 25/11/2015

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