Uganda's Flag

From the top, a total of six horizontal stripes of black, yellow, red, black, yellow, red. Black symbolizes our African heritage and Uganda's fertile soil; Yellow is for the glorious sunny days, so characteristic of Uganda; Red symbolizes the red blood that runs in our veins, forming a common bond to all humankind. The majestic crested crane (Regulorum gibbericeps) is Uganda's National Bird.