Birding in Uganda

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe Airport. Morning birding at the botanical gardens Dinner overnight Sunset Hotel

Day 2: Birding in the morning at Mabira forest; search for Little, Olive, Superb, Brown and Blue throated Sunbirds, Black bellied Seedcracker and Illadopsis

Day 3: Mabamba Swamp looking for the Jurassic Shoebill, White winged Warbler, Papyrus Gonolek, and Blue breasted Bee-eater

Day 4: Whole day birding in Lake Mburo National Park, look for highly sought Red faced Barbet and the African Finfoot

Day 5-9: Travel to Bwindi impenetrable forest located about 25 km north of  the Virunga volcanoes in south western Uganda, It’s one of the largest forest in East Africa containing both Montane and lowland forest in continuum which supports 24-26 Albertine Rift Endemics occurring in Uganda, starts at Bahoma area for species like; Red throated Alethe,Red faced woodland Warbler, Montane masked Apalis, Ruwenzori Batis, Ruwenzori hill Babbler,, Grauer’s Warbler, Shelly’s Crimsonwing,Dusky Crimsonwing, Acher’s Robin chat, Regal Sunbird, Blue headed Sunbird, Dwarf Honeyguide, African green Broadbill, Forest ground Thrush ,Western Bronze –naped Pigeon, Lagden’s Bush Shrike , Strange Weaver, Yellow –eyed Black Flycather,White bellied crested Flycatcher. One day reserved for Gorilla tracking

Day 10/11: Travel to Queens Elizabeth National Park, have a chance to canoe at Kazinga channel

Day 12/13: Depart to Kibale National Park; a park with 13 different species of Monkeys

Day 14/15: Birding in the famous Semliki National park, search for rare and interesting species of Hornbill

Day 16/19: Murchison falls which supports large population of lions buffaloes,elephants,Uganda kob,Rothschild’s giraffe and pattas monkey, the waterfall is spectacular,Heuglin’s Francolin, Abyssinian ground Hornbill, Red throated Bee –eater White rumped  Seedeater,

Day 20: Travel back to Entebbe, then transfer to the airport