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Where is Bokora Corridor Wildlife Reserve found ?

Where is Bokora Corridor Wildlife Reserve found ?

Where is Bokora Corridor Wildlife Reserve found ? Situated in Northern-eastern Uganda ,bokora Corridor is one of the numerous wildlife reserve found within the borders of Uganda and is part of the assortment of wildlife reserve in the great Karamoja  sub-region .within the Karamoja sub-region ,there are three spectacular  game/wildlife reserve that form part of the enormous ecosystem mountains and savannah plains in the semi-arid area, and they include the pian upe wildlife reserve  the largest wildlife reserve in Uganda and the second largest protected Area in Uganda after the Murchison falls National Park ,Bokora Corridor wildlife reserve and Matheniko Wildlife

It is very interesting that in these  various wildlife reserve ,the wider karamajong are divide into different ethnic groups that include the pian ,the Bokora ,the Matheniko and the Upe who have their residence corresponding to the wildlife reserve titled by their different ethnic name .The Pian and Upe occup6y the Pian Upe wildlife reserve ,the Matheniko inhabit the Matheniko wildlife Reserve

Where is Bokora Corridor Wildlife Reserve found ?

This protected Area was gazzeted in 1964 and is managed by the Uganda Wildlife Authority ,and cover an area of 2056 square kilometers /794 square miles of mainly dry plains spanning from the kadam mountain to mount Napak on its Northern side .This Wildlife reserve is a real wildlife hot spot  but due to the poor condition of roads .it is very difficult to access it especially during the rainy season ,and hence the best time to visit is the dry season

Attractions within Bokora Corridor Wildlife Reserve

There are wide range of wildlife species that call this wildlife reserve home and they include ;the extinct Rothschild’s Giraffes ,the Leopard ,the Topis ,the Oribis ,the Lesser kudu,Buffaloes ,Lions ,zebras,Roan  antelopes ,the striped hyenas,the Uganda kobs ,the Brights gazelles,hartebeests,the spotted hyenas ,the Uganda Kobs ,the Oryx and the reedbucks among others

There are also several birds species found within this Wildlife reserve ,and most of them are found within the swamps hence are perfect birding spots for birding safaris .Loporokocho swamp for example is a perfect birding area where you can spot exceptional bird species such as the Dusky Turtle Dove ,the African Hill Babbler ,the thick -billed honey guide ,the Alpine Chat, the Jackson’s Hornbill,the Eastern Bronze-napped pigeon ,the Grey Cuckoo-shrike ,the Hartlaub;s Turaco ,the Mountain Yellow Warbler ,the black -throated wattle-eye,the Lemom Dove ,the white -headed Buffalo-weaver and the Ostrich among others

Where is Bokora Corridor Wildlife Reserve found ?

The fact that there are no accommodation facilities within the park ,camping would be a perfect idea because you will  get to camp within the wilderness with the wildlife .However ,there are plans by the Uganada Wildlife Authority  to establish some Lodges within the wildlife Reserve

The best time to visit Bokora Corridor Wildlife Reserve  

This wildlife reserve is accessible all year round,but the dry season (from June to September and December to February) is the most perfect for safaris .The murram roads are in poor condition hence makes it accessed in the wildlife Reserve is close during the rainy season but it can also be visited because there are always fewer tourists hence you hence the entire reserve to yourself .

Inconclusion ,the Bokora Corridor is one of the wildlife Reserves well known for unique wildlife species such as the Cheetahs ,striped hyenas,the spotted hyenas and the Oryx among others

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