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Having full Time Birding Experience at Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary -Uganda Safaris News

birding at bigodi wetland ugandaThe Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is an interesting destination area, posited in a swamp called Magombe. Magombe swamp area is well known for being diversified in terms of Eco-species and biodiversity. The large number of biodiversity range from the various unique species of primates and among these involve vervet monkeys, L’Hoest monkeys, baboon, red colobus monkey, mangabey, black & white colobus and also human-like brother chimpanzees, which almost share 85% of characteristics with human beings and are always sought for by travellers on safari in Uganda.
For many years Kibale National park is well known for its chimpanzee but booking safaris to Uganda will make you have full range of experience at Bigodi which is the paradise for different bird watchers in Uganda. What is so unique with Bigodi is that the travellers who are experts in birding have maximum chances of watching a rare list of 50 new bird species.
The best way of having fulltime birding experience in Kibale forest park is planning your safaris with Uganda safaris and tours and the tour guides or drive guides will lead you to blessed Bigodi wetland which is currently habitat of 138 bird species including the special grand Blue Turaco species. The sanctuary at Bigodi offers birders with memorable experience of bird watching and this experience comes from the tourists being taken through interesting guided walks along the wide walking routes and viewing platforms set with in the trails. Visitor’s safari to Bigodi will enable the tourists to stop and enjoy the good sounds of the Yellow-billed Barbet, grey-winged Robin-chat, and White-spotted Fluff tail, Hairy-breasted Barbet, White-breasted Negrofinch and Black-crowned Waxbill Western Nicator, Grey-winged Robin-chat among other special bird species living in this wetland.
Bird watching experiences at the wetland begin at 7:00am Ugandan local time and visitors are requested to book these birding tours in time because the tripe will expose the visitors to rare species such as the Papyrus Gonolek and White-collared Olive back as the Papyrus Canary as well as the White-winged Warbler.
Bigodi Women Group that is formed of forty members usually make the tourists experience to go beyond their expectations because when tourists come from bird watching they are provided a warm reception at Women’s craft Centre and here the visitors come to appreciate art craft made from the local materials and also great performances inform of songs, traditional dances makes the visitors stay at Bigodi a perfect one.
The Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is a great demonstration of a community-based approach to the natural resources management which can be of good economic benefit to the different local residents living within this area plus the tourists as well. Conservation of this swamp has its real benefits, because part of fees collected from travelers on safaris in Uganda visiting the wetland each year are used to construct, bridges, schools and also cater for teachers’ salaries.
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