Wild Mania Safaris-Uganda Safaris, Uganda Tour Packages , Uganda Safaris

Birding In Uganda

Top birding spots in Uganda

Uganda has up to 34 Important Bird Areas (IBA) many of which have been developed for birdwatching and birding tours. Also, the birding community in Uganda continues to identify other new bird-rich spots across the country and establishing birding trails. Found at most of the birding spots throughout Uganda are local site guides that have been trained in bird identification and can identify all the site’s resident species.

Below are the most visited spots for birding tours in Uganda:

  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Africa’s number one birding spot according to the African Bird Club
  • Mabamba Bay Wetland – Best spot to sight the Shoebill
  • The Entebbe Peninsula
  • Lutembe bay wetland – bird hotspot near Kampala and Entebbe
  • Kibale Forest National Park
  • Rwenzori Mountains National Park
  • Kidepo Valley National Parka
  • Lake Mburo National Park
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Semuliki National Park
  • Budongo Forest – The Royal Mile trail and Busingiro
  • Murchison Falls National Park
  • Mabira Forest Reserve
  • Mpanga Forest Reserve