BIRDS IN BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST NATIONAL PARK AS A SAFARI ATTRACTION IN UGANDA

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Whereas Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park is perhaps most known for being home to almost half of the world’s remaining population of the endangered Mountain Gorillas, this 321-km2 forest national park is a superb birding site for all the birders on a Uganda safari.

Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is one of the finest safari destinations in Uganda for birding with over 350 bird species that are extremely challenging to see in other areas within East Africa.

Some of the other special bird species include; the honey guide, Dusky Crimson, Bar-tailed Trogon, the Wing, Warbler, Short-tailed Warbler, kivu ground thrush, Yellow-eyed black Fly-catcher, Rusty-faced woodland Gruel’s Rush Warbler and for a passionate bird lover will be in position to identify over  100 species of birds on a given day. The varied habitats of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park Uganda’s oldest natural forest means it is the ideal habitat for a variety of bird species, with over 350 bird species recorded, including 23 Albertine rift valley endemics that is 90% of all the Albertine Rift endemics such as: Short-tailed Warbler and Blue headed Sunbird as well as 7 IUCN red data listed species. The birds that are easy to see are: African Emerald Cuckoo, Dark caped Bulbul, White-tailed Blue Flycatchers and Red-headed Bluebill.

Birding in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park takes place along the main trails of Buhoma Waterfall Trail, the bamboo zones and Mubwindi Swamp trail in Ruhija section. For birding as a Uganda safari activity in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, one must pay both park entrance fees and guide fees.

You will be led by some of the best bird specialist guides in the south-western region of Uganda has to offer. Whether you are walking and at the same time viewing or sitting in a hidden place and watching from a distance are the best way for you to spot the birds, our company will be able to provide a lifetime birding in Uganda experience which impresses any bird enthusiasts.  If you are a beginning bird watcher, our safari guides have all the passion and knowledge to open this whole new world birds up for you.