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Wednesday 21 February 2018
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4 Days Birding in Queen Elizabeth

Bird through Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda’s most popular tourist destination. Bird through its diverse ecosystems, which include sprawling savanna, humid forests, sparkling lakes and fertile wetlands, an ideal habitat for over 600 species of birds.


Bird through Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda’s most popular tourist destination. Bird through its diverse ecosystems, which include sprawling savanna, humid forests, sparkling lakes and fertile wetlands, an ideal habitat for over 600 species of birds.

Day 1: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth national park

you will be met by one of tour guide and transferred to Queen Elizabeth national Park.  Such a beautiful park it has it all the wild game and primates, birds whatever you may not have seen elsewhere. Meals and accommodation are provided for at Mweya Safari Lodge, Jacana Safari Lodge and Simba Safari Lodge (FB).

Day 2: Bird watching safari to Ishasha and Kyambura Gorge

Enjoy breakfast and go for a whole day game and bird watching drive to the Ishasha and Kyambura Gorge where you have high chances of seeing the Harlequin and Blue Quails, Small (Common) Buttonquail, African Crake, White winged Warbler, Martial Eagle, African Skimmer, Verreaux’s Eagle-Owl, Papyrus Gonolek, Amur Falcon, Ovampo Sparrow hawk, Lowland Akalat, Greater and Lesser Flamingo, Black Bee-eater, Caruthers’s Cisticola, Terek Sandpiper, Secretary Bird, and Temminck’s Courser. Besides birds you can also see mammals like African Elephant, Spotted Hyena, Leopard, Lion, Ugandan Kob, Side-striped Jackal, Baboons, Chimpanzees, Bush and Water Bucks, Warthogs, Giant Forest Hogs to mention but a few. Meals and accommodation at Mweya Safari Lodge, Jacana Safari Lodge and Simba Safari lodge (FB).

Day 3: Bird watching safari to Kasenyi Trail and Maramagambo forest

http://www.birduganda.com/line.pngEnjoy breakfast and go for a morning game drive to the Kasenyi trail and Shoebill wetland with packed lunch. After lunch drive to Maramagambo Forest and check out the Yellow-bellied and Jameson’s Wattle-eyes, Black Bee-eater, Brown and Grey-chested Illadopsis, Shinning Blue Kingfisher, Brown-eared Woodpeckers, Narina Trogon, Least Honey guide, Grey Greenbul, Brown-chested Alethe, and the African Fin foot. The trail through the forest leads past a bat cave; you may see pythons too. Meals and accommodation at Mweya Safari Lodge, Jacana Safari Lodge and Simba Safari Lodge (FB).

Day 4: Bird watching safari to Kazinga channel

After breakfast, take a boat trip and do bird watching along the Kazinga Channel till late morning. Kazinga Channel links Lakes George and Edward; during the launch cruise we expect to meet groups of African Skimmers, Striated Heron, African Spoonbill, African Crake, Water Thick-knee, and Three-banded Plover, Marsh Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Grey-headed Gull, Plain Martin, Lesser Swamp-Warbler, Collard Planticoles, Yellow-billed Ox-pecker and many others. have lunch at the Lodge; and by afternoon transfer to Kampala which marks the end of the tour.

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