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BIRD WATCHING IN BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK

While encountering the endangered mountain gorillas of Bwindi impenetrable national park there is no Limit to what can be seen while on this primate safari. The bird watching activity is one of the marvels, not to under look on a primate safari in Bwindi impenetrable national park. Bwindi impenetrable national park is Uganda’s major primate destination, housing half of the worlds’ gorilla population in its Bwindi forest. This national park is located in the western region of Uganda in Kanungu district, covering an area of 331 kilometers. Bwindi impenetrable national park is home to the endangered mountain gorillas in its four sectors, that add more than 400 individual gorillas.

The four sectors of Bwindi impenetrable national park include, Rushaga located in the southern region of the park, Buhoma in the north, Nkuringo in the west and Ruhija in the east. Gorilla trekking in these four sectors has been an activity of interest by tourists that visit the national park. Encountering these gentle primates and experiencing the human like behaviors while at the various gorillas’ families, this makes Uganda gorilla safaris, one of the best adventures in the world.

Besides gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park, birding is a sought of activity for bird lovers that seek and see the bird richness in Bwindi. Bird watching can be done as an individual activity when one visits the park, or an after activity after gorilla trekking. Birding trails in Bwindi impenetrable national park include; Kashasha River trail, Bamboo zone, Bwindi swamp trail, mubwindi trail, ivy river trail, bamboo zones and Buhoma waterfall trail. The national park is home to about 350 different bird species. Where 23 are endemic to the park’s forest and 90 % of which are as well endemic to the Albertine rift. Bird species in Bwindi impenetrable national park include handsome francolin, Afep pigeon, Dusky Turtle dove, Montane Nightjar, Fiery –necked night jar, scarce swift, olive long tailed Cuckoo, white spotted Flufftail, Ruwenzori Turaco etc.

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