Rwenzori Mountains National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Other amazing birding spots include;
Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda
Birding in Queen Elizabeth National Park is an incredible treat to do on your Africa safari holiday in Uganda. A Uganda birding safari gives you chance to explore bird species in Uganda’s most popular and most scenic National Park that contains a variety of habitats that range from savanna to wetlands to lowland forests. The park’s diversity is reflected in the list of over 600 bird species, making it the biggest of any protected area in Uganda. A majority of the bird species found in this area are regarded as famous birds of East Africa and are a must see for birdwatchers in Africa! Take a Uganda safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda for an amazing Africa birding safari. Birds to spot there include; Palm-nut Vulture,Hooded Vulture,African White-backed Vulture,Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture,Lappet-faced Vulture,Brown Snake Eagle,Raptors,African Mourning Dove,Diederik Cuckoo,Squire-tailed Nightjar,Slender-tailed,Nightjar ,Swamp Nightjar and many more.
Jinja source of the Nile
When you get there, birding will even become more special when you know you’re going to see so much spectacular birdlife where the mighty River Nile starts it journey. It has given so much life to so many people across many countries and has helped shape the civilized world as we know it. And guess what? It also gives a huge source of life to all the bird species that call this wonderful place home! What makes Jinja a wonderful birding destination is that the river’s water brings out a wide array of terrestrial and wetland species. You will undertake a boat cruise along the River Nile so you can get up and close to the stunning bird life the area has!
Some of the highlights for Jinja source of the Nile is the Great Blue Turaco (one for any birder’s wish list), Purple Swamphen, Rock Pratencols, Giant Kingfisher, African Open-billed Stork, Green-backed Heron, White-spotted Flufftail, White-crested Turaco, Bruce’s Green Pigeon, Western Banded Snake Eagle, African Grey Parrot and many more. Other bird species include; Hottentot Teal, Red-billed Teal, African Pygmy Goose, Spur-winged Goose, Black-billed Turaco, Great Blue Turaco, Ross’s Turaco, White-crested Turaco, Woolly-necked Stork, Shoebill, Crested Guineafowl, Helmeted Guineafowl, African Black Coucal, Blue-headed Coucal, African Rail, African Crake, Purple Swamphen,White-spotted Flufftail, Buff-spotted Flufftail, Red-chested Flufftail, Grey Crowned Crane, African Finfoot, Black-bellied Bustard, Eastern Grey Plantain-eater, Hammerkop, African Darter, Greater Painted-snipe, Western Banded Snake Eagle, Blue Quail, Harlequin Quail, Scaly Francolin, African Marsh Harrier, African Pied Hornbill, Northern Ground Hornbill, Crowned Hornbill, White-headed Wood-hoopoe, Red-headed Lovebird, Malachite Kingfisher, Pied Kingfisher, Crested Francolin, Forest Francolin, Blue-spotted Wood Dove, African Green Pigeon, Bruce’s Green Pigeon, Rock Pratencols, Giant Kingfisher, African Open-billed
If you are looking for a rewarding bird watching safari in Africa then Uganda is the best choice.