Uganda is one of the most sought after birding destinations of Africa, where different species of birds migrate every year. The country has numerous birding spots, where over thousands species of bird flock. Travelers feel overwhelmed to view such amazing view of birds. To enjoy bird watching, travelers can opt for birding safaris in Uganda that are perfectly planned by the travel operators. The most favourite time to see the birds is during the early morning or late evening.

From the tropical central region to the sense forests, Uganda remains a popular destination for Africa’s bird species. The national parks in Uganda are the best places to explore the various species of birds. Nature lovers and bird enthusiasts can take part in the tailor-made Uganda birding safaris allow them to visit the popular birding destinations under the guidance of the professional bird guides.

Popular destinations of Uganda for birding tours:

Here are some of popular destinations in Uganda, where Travelers can have an amazing experience of bird watching:

  • Lake Mburo National Park – The Park features widest variety of migrating birds, and most of the species flock near the extensive wetland of Lake Mburo. Some of the bird species found in this particular spot are White winged warbler, the Yellow-billed oxpecker, green backed woodpecker and ground hornbill.
  • Semliki National Park – The park lies in a remote corner of south-west Uganda. Some of the popular bird species spotted in the region include Congo Serpent eagle, Black-throated coucal, Yellow-throated nicater, and Grey-throated rail.
  • Budongo Forest – The forest is located in Western Uganda and some of the rarest species of birds found are Grey headed olive back, Singing cistocola, and Black billed barbet.
  • Murchison Falls National Park – The Park lies in the north-western part of Uganda, and comprises of the wetland Lake Albert. It is Uganda’s largest national park and some of attractive bird species found here are the shy Shoebill, the Secretary bird, Red-necked Falcon, Blue-breasted Bee, and Sacred Ibis.

Top Uganda Birding tour packages

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