Uganda has just won the second best Stand exhibitor at the bird Fair in London Uk 2017. The bird fair also known as ‘The Glastonbury of bird watching’ which ended Sunday has been running since August 18 at Rutland Water Nature Reserve Egleton.
Uganda had knowledge and packages that assured visitors of the well 1070 birds that have been recorded in the country.
The country came second after Malta and all the exhibitors that attracted the local guides were happy with the outcome of the fair.
Uganda is a birding haven with bird species situated across a range of habitats from forests, swamps and agricultural lands, to lakes and savannahs. While Queen Elizabeth national park is said to have the biggest number of species (600) in Uganda, other birding spots include Mabamba bay wetland and national parks; Murchison falls, Bwindi impenetrable, Mgahinga, Semliki, Kibale, Lake Mburo and Budongo forest.
he Bird fair, an annual event held since 1989 brings together nature lovers from 83 countries, and has raised over 4 million Euros for vital conservation work around the world. It usually attracts people with special interest in bird watching, nature and other wildlife.
Given the Fair, there more expectations that a number of Birding safaris in Uganda are going to increase combined with the other Uganda safari activities like Gorilla, Chimpanzee tracking and wildlife, including the country’s rich culture.