The 4 days Uganda Bird watching safari in Murchison Falls National Park, which is one of Uganda’s most popular parks for both game viewing and birding. Bird through this amazing park on game drives, launch trips along the river Nile and on nature walks. This will offer you an opportunity to come across distinct birdlife. Over 450 bird species have been recorded to be existing in the protected area classified in broader categories of Savannah, Forest and Water birds. The most common of the large birds found in the plains include Abyssinian Ground Hornbills, Denham’s Bustard, Black Kites, Open-billed Storks, Bateleur Eagle, White-backed, Ruppel’s, Hooded and Lappet Faced Vultures, Martial Eagle and many more.
Closer to the river where are more thickets and woodlands, the most common bird species include Black, Red-throated and Northern Carmine Bee-eater, Woodland, Malachite, Pied and Giant Kingfishers, Woodpeckers, Doves, Flycatchers, Weavers, Queleas, Crombecs, Spurfowls and many more. The areas close to the rivers are home to Plovers, Stilts, Geese, Ducks, Lapwings and many more.
Uganda has a total number of 1097 of bird species recorded, of which one is Endemic to Uganda that’s Fox’s Weaver and 66 are vagrants. This makes Uganda, a country of remarkable Avian Diversity, which is credited to her location between the East African Savannah, West African rainforests and Semi-deserts of the north.