Birding in Uganda is a very awesome experience that several tourists engage in. Uganda birding safaris are the best in East Africa. The presence of lakes, rivers, swamps, forests, and mountains hosts an undisputed number of bird species from the whole world. Uganda has some of Africa’s best bird watching destinations and these include the Mabamba Swamp & Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. Besides these two bird watching destinations in Uganda, there are a lot other places you’ll see birds in when in Uganda.
In recent years, a total of over 1030 species have been recorded to exist in the country. This is a record that translates to half of the bird species revealed in the whole of Africa. Research indicates that 20% of Uganda’s land is occupied by water bodies like lakes, and rivers, wetlands and swamps covered by papyrus plants; which are home to approximately 210 bird species like the endemic fox weaver, African skimmer, the sought after shoebill, papyrus yellow warbler, Papyrus Gonolek, White-winged Warbler and Papyrus Canary among the rest. Book our Uganda birding safaris and enjoy the best bird watching experiences in Uganda at the best cost.