TRJ in Uganda

River Journal columnist Mike Turnlund spent part of his summer in Uganda, taking with him his bird books, binoculars... and the River Journal. This photo was taken at Lake Albert (on the Nile) on the Uganda-Congo border. “Although you may not make them out in the photo,” he writes, “there are two pink-backed pelicans and an African darter (standing on a hippo) over my right shoulder.