-IN BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

Birding in Uganda

Bwindi forest National Park, is a habitat to half of the world’s mountain Gorillas that live in the forest. Bwindi Forest is one of the biggest National parks in Uganda the park is located in the south west part of Uganda, road takes a maximum of 8 hours you can as well option for a flight. Traveling to Bwindi is one of the best memorable moments you can ever encounter you will have a lot on the road to spot cattle’s, grasslands, rolling hills and many more to see.

Bird Wathcing
Bird Wathcing

The park does not only inhabit mountain Gorillas as there a number of things to spot including primates, beautiful sceneries, birds, trees and many more. The park is 330 km2 a superb birding site where all birders in Uganda are welcome for a great account.

Bwindi impenetrable Forest National Park is very large and is one of the best safari destinations in Uganda for birding as it has about 400 bird species. It is very challenging to see a great destination in Uganda within East Africa.

 

There a number of bird species such as honey guide, Dusky Crimson, wing, Bar-tailed Trogon,  Kivu ground thrush ,Warbler, Short-tailed Warbler, Yellow-eyed black Fly-catcher, Rusty-faced woodland, Gruel’s Rush Warbler. Bird lovers will have a chance to spot over 200 bird species in the forest including 30 Albertine rift valley endemics that most of all the Albertine Rift endemics such as: Short-tailed Warbler and Blue Headed Sunbird. Some birds that is easy to spot such as the   African Emerald Cuckoo, Red-headed Bluebill, Dark caped Bulbul, White-tailed Blue Flycatchers and many more.

Birding in Bwindi impenetrable Forest takes place along the trails of Buhoma waterfall Trail, Mubwindi swamp trail which is Ruhija sector and Bamboo zones. As you access Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park, each person must to pay the park entrance fees and guide fees.

The guide and ranger will lead you into park in the south western region of Uganda .You can as well keep tracking the Gorillas as you follow through the trails one of the best areas to spot the birds, a tour operator is able to provide a lifetime birding experience Impressing any bird enthusaiss .The guide has all the information about bird species in the forest.

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