Willard’s sooty boubou in Uganda – Birding safaris in Uganda
Willard’s sooty boubou in Uganda – Please note that birding in Uganda requires a specialist birding guide please contact Great adventure safaris for travel information about Uganda.
Uganda is one of the top destinations for birding and other birding areas include Mabamba swamp, Kibale national park, Rwenzori national park, Semuliki national park, Budongo forest and many other areas.
Willard’s Sooty Boubou is a bird species that is found in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and it looks black like a Black Boubou with a pale eye. Willard’s Sooty Boubou is likely to be found in an elevation of 1600 meters to 2400 metres above sea level. It feeds on caterpillars and insects that comes on ground and tangled vines.
Willard’s Sooty Boubou in Uganda likes to respond to its call when being taped by bird watchers in the montane forests and sometimes may be found feeding with other mixed feeding flocks. Willard’s Sooty Boubou is black in colour like Mountain Black Boubou as were split and their calls are a bit similar but they don’t share the same habitat.
Sometimes Willard’s Sooty Boubou can be searched in the neck part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park which is in the middle part of the forest. A bird watcher needs to stay in the Northern part of the forest called Buhoma to create more chances of spotting the Willard’s Sooty Boubou or on a walking safari through the forest from Buhoma to Nkuringo the Southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
Best time for birding in Uganda.
Birding in Uganda is active all year round but breeding season is usually from June to early October and the rainy season is usually tough due to the high rain falls in south western Uganda in the areas of Bwindi impenetrable national park, Rwenzori national park, Kibale forest national park and Semuliki national park.