Bird Watching

Bird Watching

Bird Watching; Many bird lovers always prefer to trek the mountain Gorillas as well. There are a number of tourists who visit the park on a daily basis to be able to have an encounter with other primates like monkeys, chimpanzees, elephants and many more. Yet some of them go there specifically for bird watching.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park is an ancient habitat for diversity of birds, with about 350 recorded different species with 23 endemics other birds include Blue-headed Sunbird plus the Short-tailed Warbler, Red-headed Bluebill, African Emerald Cuckoo, African Blue plus White-tailed Blue Flycatchers and the Common Bulbul, in Bwindi the major trails for birding are the Buhoma waterfall trail, Mubwindi swamp trail in Ruhija.

Uganda birding packages:
The bird watching packages include 347 bird species and ten of the twenty are six globally threatened species which are within Uganda. There about 26 Albertine Endemic bird species in the range of African Green Broadbill, Chapin fly catcher and many more.

Other birds in Congo forest are normally seen in the northern areas, the areas are Afro Tropical highland biome bird species with 68 of the 90. One can easily do bird watching on about 100 bird species in a day given on time basis.

Ruhija is one of the sectors in Bwindi for bird watching an a watcher would wish to take a trip in Uganda. The birds are very easy to spot with feeding flocks that are always active throughout the whole seasons, there very many bird species including these Francolin, white-tailed crested Flycatcher, Cinnamon-chested bee-eater, Rwenzori batis, western Green Tinker bird, red-faced woodland Warbler, Mountain plus yellow-streaked Green buls as well as the Mountain marked plus chestnut-throated Apalises among many others. .

Other birds species include Rwenzori Nightjar, the Black Bee eater, the African Wood Owl, the Bar-tailed Trogon, the Dwarf Honey guide, the Grey Cuckoo-shrike, the Fine-banded Woodpecker, the Western Green Tinkerbird, the African Green Broadbill, the White-bellied Robin chat, the Yellow-streaked Greenbul, the Archer’s Robin chat, the Shelly’s Greenbul and the Red-throated Alethe.


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