Uganda Birding Safaris
Uganda Birding Safaris: Uganda is one of the excellent birding destinations not only in East Africa but entire world. The pearl of Africa is gifted with nature with 10 national parks and many game reserves at the country. birding tours in uganda is one of the most experiential Uganda safari package that gives you life time wildlife experience. Uganda homes over 1000 bird species that are distributed across the country. It also hosts rare bird species like Fox weaver bird, Shoebill, green broad bill and many others. Uganda is a key destination for the birding enthusiasts, Budget Uganda Gorilla safaris has specialized birding guides that take you through the different key birding spotting areas across the country. Our Uganda birding safaris range from brief one day safari in Mabira forest or Mabamba swamp to the longest 21 days Uganda birding safaris. The Uganda Birding safaris are done throughout the year, the climate of Uganda favors birding safari trips any time of the year. Unlike other countries which rely mostly in migratory birds Uganda bird species are mostly permanent residents with few migratory birds which come in a specific period of time. Uganda receives migratory birds from different parts of the world especially from European countries. In world bird list records, there are very few destinations across the world with over 600 bird species. In Uganda only Queen Elizabeth national park hosts over 600 bird species which is more the bird lists in some countries. With over 1000 bird species has been regarded one of the best experience. Some travelers used to know Uganda because of the Gorilla safaris but Uganda offers beyond primates and wildlife safaris. Its from that background that Budget Uganda Gorilla safaris serves the birders with the best birding safaris. Uganda has remained one of the best birding destinations not only in East Africa but entire world.
We have a team of experts who will tailor make your birding safaris itinerary to fit your dream Uganda Safari. We offer a wide range of bird watching opportunities to our birders sighting them the key birding areas depending on the period or length of the safari. All our birding safaris in Uganda start from Mabamba Swamp for great Shoe bill trekking. Other covered birding points are Lake Mburo national park the destination where you can see African Finfoot and other water and land birds. Kisoro, Bwindi impenetrable forests which hosts over 300 bird species and the rare Mountain Gorillas. You can opt for Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest national park. Queen Elizabeth national park a home of rare tree climbing lions. It hosts over 600 bird species. Other birding detinations are Kibale Forest national park, Masindi, Murchison falls national park, Kidepo valley national park, Mt Elgon National park and Semuliki game reserve.
The Uganda birding safaris is a patient trip which needs ample time from 5 to 21 days if you want to achieve the excellent birding experience. When planning for birding safaris in Uganda you can do it during the green months those are March to May and November. During these months the birds are breeding and can be easily sighted. The country also receives its migratory birds during this period of the year from different countries in the world. The most important of all is the country receives few tourists during this period hence the parks are not crowded and silent hence making it great for you to enjoy the birding very well. Its recommended to do birding in quite environment in order to achieve the best lists.
When preparing for your birding safari in Uganda our team of experts always advice on the parking lists. Most new birders fail to achieve their dreams just because of wrong parking lists that is why Budget Uganda Gorilla safaris endeavors to their best on advising the guests before coming on the parking lists.
Some of the expected bird list during your Uganda birding safaris include: Shoe Bill, Fox Waever bird, Green broadbill, Great blue turaco, Martial eagle Rufous Chatterer, Long-toed lapwing, Pangani Longclaw, Rufous-Bellied heron, Spike –heeled lark, Common Bulbul,Yellow-necked spurfowl, Von der decken’s hornbill, Hartlaub’s bustard, African Finfoot, Eurasian thick-knee, Dickinson’s kestrel, Common redshank, Abbisynia ground Hornbill, African Swamphen, Mourning dove, Secretary bird, Red Winged Francolin Red Chested Fluftail African Pita, Joyful greenbul, Ostriches, Love bird, White bellied goway, starlings, Steel-blue whydah and many more.