6 Days Uganda Birding Safari

6 Days Uganda Birding Safari

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About Uganda Bird Watching Safari

Uganda Bird Watching Safari led to hitting goals with a decent number of winged creatures and bird watching spots.

With more than 1050 winged animal species officially recorded in the nation, Uganda is the best spot to go birding in Africa. Uganda is acknowledged to be the standard birding goal in Africa. There is under 5 birding safari goals on Earth where one can need to discover more than 600 flying creature species in a lone park alone – Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park has in excess of 620 recorded bird species. Around 335 species have been recorded in the Bwindi Impenetrable timberlands, which is in addition a home to the majority of the World's remaining mountain gorillas. These two stops alone are among the most liberal verified territories to be found any place on Earth. You need not to miss an outright birding discovering that Uganda offers. Keep in mind that more than 1040 bird species are available in Uganda's visitor goals. So if you are a vigorous juvenile enthusiast, by then don't miss our Uganda birding safaris to ponder the magnificent winged creatures.


  • One for the birding enthusiasts, this fantastic Uganda safari itinerary will take you to discover Uganda’s very best birding destinations.

  • Discover a wide range of habitats in search of Uganda's over 1000 recorded species.

  • Uganda has well trained guides and Bird Uganda safaris through its Director Herbert Byaruhanga has been instrumental in training bird guides.

  • Top 10 birds including the shoebill, Green-breasted Pitta, African Green Broadbill, great blue turaco, Shelley’s Crimsonwing, Standard-winged Nightjar, short tailed warbler, Doherty’s Bushshrike, Bar-tailed Trogon and the black breasted barbet

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport, transfer to the Hotel. Depending on the time of arrival, we bird Entebbe Botanical Gardens.

After breakfast with packed lunch aboard, your birding experience to the Mabamba Swamps will start. Bird along the way to where birding in Uganda is done canoeing on a significant scale for waterfowl, and in the evening, the search for woodland and open grassland species will start around Mabamba bay.

A variety of species for your eyes to catch sight of include; The elusive Shoebill, Papyrus Gonolek, White-faced Whistling-duck, Fulvous Whistling Duck, Goliath Heron, Purple Heron, Common Squacco Heron, Long-toed Plover, African water Rail, Grey and Black-headed Herons, Striated Heron, Pygmy Goose, Yellow-billed Duck, Black Crake, Swamp Moorhen, Allen’s Gallinule, African Jacana,Rufous-naped Lark, Flappet Lark, Mosque Swallow (monteiri race), Weyn’s Weaver, White-shouldered Tit, Sand Martin, Brown Snake-Eagle, Eurasian Hobby, Tropical Boubou, Striped Kingfisher, Common Stonechat, Little Bee-eater, Red-chested Cuckoo, Klass’s Cuckoo, Diedrick Cuckoo, White-browed and the Senegal Coucals, Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird, Yellow White-eye, common and black-capped Waxbill and over a hundred other bird species are a must-see for a hardcore or lucky birder. You could also see a swamp antelope, the Sitatunga and much more of wildlife.

After breakfast, with packed lunch, we bird to the best choice place to find the African Fin foot: Lake Mburo National Park. Have a short stop at the Equator for an informative talk and a photographic opportunity. During the journey, we will have several stop-overs to catch some species in the bushes and papyrus swamps aside the road for papyrus endemics while you look at the beautiful scenery. On checking in, we will go for an evening game drive for some bird species and a variety of mammals, for example, Warthogs, Zebras, Elephants and many others.

Have an early morning breakfast before going bird watching in a game car, bird and return for lunch then later go for a boat ride in search for the African Fin foot, Coqui, and the Red-winged Francolins, Blue-spotted Wood Dove, Brown Parrot, Barefaced Go-away bird, Harlequin and Blue Quails, Common Button Quail, White-headed and Black-billed Barbet, Greenwood Hoopoe, Common Scimitarbill, Blue-napped Mousebird, Blue-breasted and Shining-blue Kingfishers, Lilac-breasted Roller, African-grey Hornbill, the Nubian, Buff-spotted, Brown-eared, and the Grey Woodpeckers, Trilling, Stout, and Wing-snapping Cisticolas, Red-necked Spurfowl, Black-bellied Bustard, Temminck’s Courser, African-wattled Plover Rufous napped and Flappet larks, Rufous-chested Swallow ,Yellow-throated Longclaw, Black-winged Bishop, Chubb’s, Carruther’s and a number of other Cisticolas, the Lesser and Great Swamp Warblers, Black Crake, Common Squacco, Striated, Goliath, Purple, Black-headed, Grey, and Black-headed Herons, Great White and Pink-backed Pelicans, the African Fish Eagle, among others.

Have an early breakfast, go for a game drive for more species possibly missed out the previous days while we bird to Masaka for our lunch before birding back to Entebbe.

Depending on the time of your flight, your bird guide transfers you to the airport for departure.


  • Accommodations

  • Park Fees

  • Safari Vehicle

  • English speaking safari-guides

  • Sanitized between uses and complimentary face masks

  • Meals as indicated in your itinerary

  • Drinking Water

  • Taxes

  • Airport transfers


  • Tips / gratuities

  • Beverages such as soft drinks, alcohol etc.

  • International flights

  • Insurance

  • Items of a personal nature

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