Long Uganda Birding Safaris and Best bird watching tours in Uganda
Kabira Uganda Safaris emphasizes quality long Uganda birding safaris from 8 to over 21 days all through the top birding destinations in search of all kinds of bird species in the country.
Whether you are an avid or a novice birder, a professional Uganda bird watching tour guide will help all through the long safari in Uganda.
In Africa Uganda is among the best birding destinations with the fact that there a few birding destinations in the world where over 600 bird species are in a single national park. However, Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park has more than 600 bird species recorded within its boundaries.
To have a long Uganda birding tour is an opportunity to see as many birds as possible while birding Uganda. In reference to size, Nigel Wheatley a professional conservationist and an ornithological consultant author of Where to Watch Birds in Africa states that;
“In terms of its size, Uganda is the richest country for birds in Africa.”
Many more authors including Philip Briggs have considered Uganda highly when it comes to bird species and therefore a destination you should consider for an African birding tour.
For your long tours, you can go bird watching in search of the savannah bird species, forest birds, Albertine rift endemics and all kinds of birds.
Bird watching safaris in Uganda can be customized as Luxury, Mid-range or budget depending on the desire of the traveler.
Some of the bird species that can be seen during Uganda birding tours include the Marabou storks, Long Crested Eagle, Black Bee-Eater, Doherty’s Bushshrike, Saddle-billed Stork, Green-Breasted Pitta, Standard-Winged Nightjar, Black Breasted Barbet, Bar-tailed Trogon, Chocolate Backed Kingfisher, White-faced whistling-duck, Fulvous whistling-duck, African Spoonbill, Yellow-billed Oxpecker, White-backed duck, Knob-billed duck, Egyptian goose, African green-pigeon, Karamoja Apalis and many more.
Best time for bird watching safaris in Uganda
With the different habitats birding safaris in Uganda can be undertaken all year round depending on the destination. However, the best time for birding in Uganda for most of the destinations is during the months of late May to September.
Uganda as has 2 seasons in the south, the dry season being June –August and December – February and the rainy season March –May and September – November. To the north, late March – early November is the wet season and November – March being the rainy season. None of these weather conditions are extreme and birding safaris can be done any time.
Long Uganda birding safaris packages
Our expert team is always ready to see you have your dream trip come true and therefore here are sample long birding tours to different spots in Uganda carefully crafted to offer an experience like no other. Though already tailored, you can reach us with your own preferable trip and we shall be glad to customize it for you;