Albertine rift endemics in Semuliki National Park – Nkulengu Rail, Yellow –Throated cuckoo, piping Hornbill, Red billed Dwarf Hornbill, Black Dwarf Hornbill, White-crested Hornbill, Black-casqued wattled Hornbill, Red rumped Tinkerbird, African piculet, White Throated Blue swallow, Yellow –Throated Nictor, Leaf-love, swamp palm bulbul, Lemon-bellied Crombec, Maxwell’s black weaver, Crested Malimbe, Red-bellied Malimbe, Blue- bellied Malimbe, Chestnut-breasted Negrofinch, Orange checked Waxbill. Congo Serpent Eagle, Long-tailed Hawk, Lyre-tailed Honey guide, Ituri Batis, Red-billed Helmet -Shrike, Red-eyed Puff-back, Black-winged Starling.
Birding in Bwindi impenetrable national park.
Bwindi is a rich habitat for forest birding in Uganda, the national park is a home to 350 bird species recorded including 23 Albertine rift endemics(90% of all the Albertine rift endemics) such as short tailed warbler, Blue headed sunbird, and the park also has 7 birds on the list of IUCN. Birding takes place in the main trails of Munyaga in northern Bwindi impenetrable national park of Buhoma and mubwindi swamp in eastern Bwindi area of Ruhija.
Birding in Mgahinga Gorilla national park.
The best birding in Mgahinga also takes in some of its most beautiful scenery – in the gorge between MT’s Gahinga and Sabyinyo, through the bamboo forest, and in the montane forest, where the rare Rwenzori Turaco may be observed.
Birding in Rwenzori national park.
This national park has recorded 217 species of birds some of which include the Rwenzori Turaco. The forest zone at 1800m contains a diversity of birds including the Rwenzori Turaco, Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo, Long-eared Owl, Handsome Francolin, Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater, Archers’ Robin-chat, White-starred Robin, Rwenzori Batis, Montane Sooty Boubou, Lagden’s Bush Shrike, Slender-billed Starling, blue headed sun bird, golden winged sunbird, strange weaver.
Birding in Budongo Royal Mile.
This is a perfect birding spot with a number of west & central African bird species and a variety of sought-after key species. The area is composed mainly of moist, medium-altitude, semi-deciduous forest, with patches of savanna and woodland.
Birding in Mount Elgon.
The mountain is home to 300 birds including 40 restricted range species. 56 of the 87 Afro tropical highland biome species live here, notably the Moorland Francolin, Moustached Green Tinkerbird and Alpine Chat. Birds whose Ugandan range is limited to Mount Elgon include the Jackson’s Francolin and Black-collared Apalis.
Birding in kibale forest national park.
Kibale is a bird-watcher’s paradise. More than 370 species have been recorded and many are forest specials, including the sought-after African pitta. Four bird species have not been recorded in any other National park of Uganda: Cassin’s spinetail, blue-headed bee-eater, Nahan’s francolin and masked apalis. Contact Great Adventure Safaris to book a bird watching safaris in Uagnda to see the albertine rift endemics in Semuliki National Park.