Tanzania Birding Safaris, Bird Species & Bird Watching Holidays

Bird watching in Tanzania comes with great ecstasy. Birding teaches you more about birds. When you go out to the wilderness in search for different bird species, the adventure kicks in. On your Tanzania birding safaris, you will discover some of the rare bird species of Africa. Unknown to many travelers, birding is one of the best travel experience you can ever engage in and Africa offers some of the best birding experiences in the world.

Tanzania hosts most of the East African endemic bird species like the Miombo (south-central African) endemic bird species. As bonus to birding, travelers encounter numerous wildlife species like Africa’s big five animals like lions, leopard, buffalos, elephants, as well as some of the continent’s most famous sites such as the great rift valley lake that harbors flamingoes, Serengeti National Park with its herds of big cats and the annual wildebeest migration experience, Ngorongoro Crater and Mount Kilimanjaro; one of the worlds tallest mountains among the rest.

Tanzania Bird Watching Holidays & Adventures

As a move to keep nature alive, an estimate of 30% of the country land area (about 975,000 sq) has been conserved, yet famous for being one of the world’s four important birding destinations, with a bio-diversity hot spots for endemism featuring high uniqueness of birds, reptiles, mammals and African lowland forests which hosts numerous bird species that can be viewed on the tree branches. Birding is carried out in several destinations which among them include the world-famous Eastern Arc Mountains, the East African coastal forests, the Serengeti eco-system, Mahale Mountains, the southern highlands, Pemba Islands, and the Kilombero river valley and more.

With roughly 1134 bird species recorded, the continuous increment is recommendable. Some of the bird species you will encounter include kingfishers, ostriches, storks, superb starling, waterfowl, fish eagle, flamingos, hornbills, lilac-breasted roller, and the crowned crane. Find over 500 different bird species in the Ngorongoro conservation area and three Tanzanian endemics in the Serengeti region. Birding is done all year round with the best months being from June to August and December to February, it is when the birds tend to migrate in search of new mates and what to eat. All you will need is good birding attire since the activity usually takes place in forests or swarms, come along with a good camera for photography, binoculars and mosquito repellents among others.

You can choose to move as an individual birder, researcher, family, or group of friends; the world-class accommodation ranging from luxury to budget is available, including transportation of your choice. Basing on your choice and budget, we can arrange a safari to Tanzania for a birding opportunity where the ultimate adventure starts, A unique and beauty of Tanzania is the it is comprised of natural places such as forests, lakes, mountains and landscape that can support birding activities, it is upon the guides to take you through the birding lessons, as well as explaining to you whatever thing you will not have understood.

National Geographic
Gorilla Doctors
Dian Fossey
Dian Fossey
Fauna & Flora
Uganda Safari Guides Association
Uganda Wildlife Authority
Uganda Wildlife Educational Center
Uganda Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife & Antiquities
Tourism Uganda

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