Uganda is the haven for different bird species. The destination accommodates about half of the African Bird species thus making it the richest African Birding destination. Just at the Capital of Kampala, the busiest city about 300 bird species can be recorded in a day. This is all thanks to our rich and diverse habitats.
Ranging from water bodies, forested areas to savannah grass land, and numerous bird species can be sighted. Uganda safari Parks have the highest concentration of Birds followed by the water bodies. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park was voted the number one destination for birding with Murchison falls becoming Number nine by the African Bird Club thus making the destination a must visit.
Safaris to Uganda introduces you to the only Uganda’s endemic bird called Fox’s Weaver and 23 Albertine Endemics which cannot be found anywhere but only in Uganda. Other birds’ species include the pre-historic looking rare shoe bill stork, Ostriches the largest bird in Africa, Pelican, Flamingos, Ducks, Geese and Swans, bee-eaters, Swallow and Martins, Wagtails , among others. Remember Uganda registers above 1,061 bird species.
Most of the water bodies in Uganda registers a lot of bird species Uganda safari to Kazinga Channel offer you one of the unique experiences in Birding. Other areas where birds can be sighted includes Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary where colorful birds can be sighted, Nile Delta region is also haven for bird species, Lake victoria shore plus many others.
Visiting Mabira forest on Safaris in Uganda also gives you the opportunity to sight different bird species and many other forests like Budongo forest etc.
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