Day 1: Arrival For Birding Tour.
On arrival, Avian Safaris' bird guide pick you from the airport. Depending on the the time of arival, we bird Entebbe botanical gardens. Overnight at Traveller's Inn | Laico Lake Victoria Hotel
Day 2: Birding Tour to L. Mburo National Park via Mabamba Swamps for the Shoebill.
Early in the morning, we bird Via Mabamba Swamps for the elusive Shoebill, Some papyrus endemics, the African and Lesser Jacanas, the White-faced and Fulvous Whistling Ducks, Blue breasted bee-Eater, Carruther`s Cisticola, The Black-Chested, Brown and western Banded Snake Eagles, a number of Gull and Heron Species and other water birds species to L. Mburo National Park for our night. We have a short stop at the Equator for an informative talk, photography and the equator experience. Overnight at Mihingo lodge | Acadia Cottages (FB).
Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Birding Enroute - Birding Uganda Tour
We go for a Game drive as we bird our way out of Mburo to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. We look out for the Red-faced Barbet, Rufous-bellied Heron, White-winged Tit, White-headed Barbet, Coqui, and the Red-winged Francolins, Blue-spotted Wood Dove, Brown Parrot, Barefaced Go-away bird, Harlequin and Blue Quails, Common Button Quail, Greenwood Hoopoe, Common Scimitarbill, Blue-napped Mousebird, Blue-breasted and Shining-blue Kingfishers, Lilac-breasted Roller, African-grey Hornbill, the Nubian, Buff-spotted, Brown-eared, and the Grey Woodpeckers, Trilling, Stout, Tabora and Wing-snapping Cisticolas, Red-necked spurfowl, Black-bellied Bustard, among others. Overnight at Gorilla Resort | Buhoma Community Rest Camp (FB).
Day 4: Birding in Uganda at Buhoma.
At Buhoma, we look out for species like, the Black Bee-Eater, Dusky Tit, Brown-caped Weaver, the Yellow-billed and yellow-spotted Barbets, the African and Black-and-white Shrike Flycatchers, Common Stonechat, Brown-throated and Chestnut Wattle-eyes, Apalises, Equatorial Akalat, Slaty Flyacatcher, White-bellied Robin-Chat, Black-throated Apalis, Mountain Masked Apalis, Grey Apalis, Chestnut-throated Apalis, the Olive-green and Grey-backed Camaropteras, White-chinned Prinnia, Green Hylia, Short-tailed Warbler, White-tailed Antithrush, Cape Wagtail, Grey-capped Warbler, Black-faced Rufous Warbler, Red-faced Woodland Warbler, Grauer's Warbler, Grauer's Rush Warbler, White-browed Crombec, the list is long. Overnight at Gorilla Resort |Buhoma Community Rest Camp(FB).
Day 5: Ruhija Classic Birds Tour in Uganda.
Today we bird Ruhija in search of the darling African Green Broadbill, Handsome Francolin, Strange Weaver, Shelley’s and Dusky Crimson-wings, Stripe-breasted Tit, Rwenzori Batis, White-browed Crombec, White-naped Raven, Purple-breasted Sunbird, Sharp’s Starling, Mountain masked and Rwenzori Apalises and many more. Overnight at Ruhija Gorilla Lodge | Trekkers Tavern (FB).
Day 6: Birding Mubwindi- Uganda Classic Birding Safari.
Whole day birding Mubwindi Swamp we look out for the Yellow-eyed Black Flycatcher, White-tailed Blue Flycatcher, Brown-capped warbler, Black-billed weaver, Black-necked weaver, Red-headed Malimbe, Grey-headed Sparrow, Waller's Starling, Stuhlmann's starling, Montane Oriole, Many Coloured Bush-Shrike, Bocage's Bush-Shrike, Brown-crowned Tchagra, Pink-footed Puffback, Ludher's Bush-Shrike,Doherty`s Bush-shrike,Mountain Illadopsis, Rwenzori Nightjar. Overnight at Ruhija Gorilla Lodge | Trekkers Tavern (FB).
Day 7: Birding to Entebbe.
Overnight at Traveller's Inn | Laico Lake Victoria Hotel.
Day 8: End of Birding Tour - Departure.
Please note: The given prices are based on shared occupancy in standard accommodation.
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