Birding Safaris Tours in Uganda Africa, Bird Watching trips in Uganda Africa, Birding in Uganda
Enjoy remarkable Bird Watching safaris in Uganda.
Uganda birding safari. Uganda is remarkably the leading African Uganda birding safari destination with 50% of the continents bird species concentration and 11% of birds in the world. The Uganda is endowed with 1,057 species of birds including one endemic bird species called the Fox Weaver.
Uganda Birding Safaris / Birding Tours in Uganda present a great opportunity to explore range of Uganda’s re-known habitat bird species including Lakes and Rivers, Marshes and Swamps, dense forests and Open Savannah, Mountains and deep valleys in search of the beautiful birds in their respective range of categories.
Uganda Bird watching tour destinations
Queen Elizabeth National Park is the leading bird watching tour park in Uganda of all National Parks with 606 bird species while other notable destinations follow like Murchison Falls National Park with 451 bird species, Kidepo National Park with 475 bird species, Kibale National Park with 375 species of birds, Semliki National Park with 441 bird species, Lake Mburo National Park with 350 bird species and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with 350 bird species among others. The outstanding swamps like Mabamba feature specific species like vulnerable shoebill stork while the Opeta – Bisina Wetland system is the home to Uganda’s endemic Fox Weaver.
The Western part of the country lies within the Albertine rift – one of the world’s unique habitats featuring a range of endemic and bird specials. The Semuliki Forest, Rwenzori Mountains and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park are within this geographical stride.
The African Geographic in Oct 2013 listed the Uganda’s top ten (10) birds impressive to look out for while on birding safaris in Uganda and these included; Shoebill, Green-breasted Pitta, African Green Broadbill, Great Blue Turaco, Shelley Crimsonwing, Standard-winged Nightjar, Short-tailed Warbler, Doherty’s Bush Shrike, Bar-tailed Trogon and the Black-breasted Barbet.
The Uganda Birding safaris can be conducted all year round though there are special months (November to April) for exploring the migratory species especially along Kazinga Channel and Lake Victoria.