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Bagge's Black Bird
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Type Bird
First Sighting 1898
Last Sighting 1898
Country Uganda
Habitat Lake Bujuku
Possible Population Unknown

Bagge’s Black Bird is an unidentified bird reported near Lake Bujuku, south of Mount Speke in the Ruwenzori Range, Uganda.

Description

Bagge’s Black Bird was described as being black and as large as a sheep. Its alarm call sounded like the bellow of a bull.

Sightings

In 1898, a guide of Stephen Bagge saw a number of these birds at an altitude of 9,000 feet. This is the only observation that was recorded for this cryptid.

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Sources

  • Eberhart, George M. (2002) Mysterious Creatures: A Guide to Cryptozoology ABC-CLIO, Inc. ISBN 1-57607-283-5
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