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Having Memorable Birding Watching experience in Lake Mburo National Park in Uganda –Uganda Safari News

zebras at lake mburoThe famous Lake Mburo national park is birding destination in Uganda and it’s one of the parks making Uganda to be number one tourism destination and so many visitors are confirming safaris to Uganda in order to explore the wide life in Ugandan national park and also watch the different prolific bird life also surviving in the parks. Country Uganda is best birding spot for birders in the whole world due to the fact that the country has around 1,000bird species some of these birds can be only found in Uganda.
Taking birding safaris to Uganda is wise decision that all travellers planning to have birding experience in Uganda should take because the country has variety of bird life protected in different national parks. Lake Mburo national park is one of the best birding points in Uganda and travelling to the national park for birding experience is very rewarding and the experience got is long lasting.
The park is proud of an estimated number of 350 bird species among these include the unique one being the Red-faced Barbet, which is only found in Lake Mburo national park and therefore travelling to Mburo national park will enable visitor to enjoy the views of the Red-faced Barbet bird which cannot be watched anywhere else in Uganda.
The best birding points in Lake Mburo National Park include the swampy valleys of Miriti and Warukiri and the roadsides between Rwonyo camp and the jetty. The park has different viewing sites or platforms especially at the salt lick area in Miriti Valley where the visitors can enjoy the sight and sounds of distinct bird species roaming in the valleys of Miriti.
In the Rubanga Forest area one can enjoy the sights of different bird species and some of these include the Bateleur, Black-bellied Bustard, Coqui Francolin ,Rufous-bellied Heron, Brown-chested Lapwing, Brown Parrot, Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove, Red-headed Lovebird, Ross’s Turaco, Green Wood-hoopoe ,Bare-faced Go-away-bird as well as the Common Scimitarbill, Long-tailed Cisticola ,White-headed Barbet, Yellow-breasted Apalis ,Red-faced Barbet, African Finfoot ,Nubian Woodpecker, Red-shouldered Cuckoo-shrike, White-winged Tit and Grey Crowned Crane among others.
Rubanga Forest is also prominent birding area that can be accessed by use of a vehicle or on foot. The rare species here include the Red-faced Barbet which is only got in Lake Mburo in the whole of Uganda .Visitors are recommended to make arrangements with the warden in advance.
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