Bird watching in Bwindi National Park – The ancient rainforest of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park provides habitation for about 350 bird species including 23 Albertine rift endemics. The bird species include the Blue-headed sun-bird, short- tailed warbler, Red-headed Blue-Bil, white-tailed Blue Flycatchers, The attractive and impressing African Emerald cuckoo, the shinning African Blue and the common and precious Bul-bul.
Tourists on a Gorilla trek have high chances of viewing these various bird species singing in the air within the rainforest and as they search for the gorillas, they are entertained by the sweet sounds and melodies of the birds, making their tour in the Park a memorable experience.
Due to the fact that Bwindi rainforest provides shelter to various bird species, Bwindi Impenetrable National park has been recommended for bird watching making Uganda the top bird watching destination in the whole of Africa. For example, tourists are able to see the Broad bill bird species which is only found in Bwindi National Park in Uganda as a whole.
Travelers on a Bird watching safari tour to Uganda can enjoy beautiful views of the stunning bird species in Bwindi especially in Ruhiija region in Bwindi which is the most famous sector that is highly recommended for Birding in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The Ruhiija sector has various unique beautiful bird species such as the shinning Francolin white-tailed crested, western green tinker, Flycatcher and Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater, Woodland-Warbler, Rwenzori batis and many others, and are connected to the different feeding flocks that are connected to the Ruhiija region for almost 24 hours. Birding in Ruhiija takes place along the bamboo zone and bwindi swamp trail. Bird watching here is more appropriate in the early morning hours.
And in Buhoma region of Bwindi, birding takes place along the Buhoma waterfall trail. You can book your Birding in Bwindi Safari with us