Birding in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable national park is very popular for tracking mountain gorillas however because of the variations in altitude and habitat types, this national park supports a variety of species of birds, making it a bird watchers paradise

Bwindi impenetrable forest national park contains 90% of all Albertine rift endemics. Experienced birdwatchers can spot 100 species of birds per day.

birding in Bwindi impenetrable national park

birding in Bwindi impenetrable national park

Some of the major bird species on the checklist to see in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park include: Handsome Francolin, Shelly’s Greenbul, Yellow-streaked, Greenbul, Red-throated Alethe, Archer’s Robin-Chat, White-bellied Robin-Chat, Kivu Ground-Thrush, Mountain Yellow Warbler, African Wood Owl, Rwenzori Nightjar, Bar-tailed Trogon, and Black Bee-eater

Bird watching is an alternative activity you can do before or after tracking gorillas in the Rushaga sector while staying at 4 Gorillas Lodge. A bird guide will accompany you on a birding trail around the lodge and in the national park while you look out for some forest birds and Migratory birds.