Bird Watching In Africa

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Africa Bird Watching Safaris

Book the best Africa birding safaris and bird watching holidays with us today. Birding is one of the popular holiday types in Africa and is sought by many travelers besides gorillas, culture, and other activities. Africa is apparently the leading and most preferred birding destination to enhance your experience and adventure of the avian biodiversity. You can traverse all the regions all year round as a group of birders, sole birders, researchers, or a school.

Birding in Africa doesn’t need any specific skills and technology but rather obligation, knowledge, and time. You can have an African birding safari experience in so many African countries; from west, east, north, and south. However, the best destinations include Kenya, Uganda, DR Congo, and Rwanda among others. Tanzania is a unique destination where birding is successfully done. You will spot a variety of east African endemics and approximately 20 endemics in the country. The prominent birding destinations in Tanzania include Serengeti national park, Ruaha national park, Ngorongoro conservation area, Selous game reserve, Mahale mountains, lake Manyara national park, Katavi national park, Tarangire national park, and Arusha national park among others.

Bird watching in Africa

Uganda is yet a must-visit destination for all bird lovers, the country has over 10 national parks, numerous swamps, mountains, and forests where birds reside and birding is conducted; giving an opportunity to birders to spot over 1034 bird species recorded, with some being asylum seekers and other endemic to Albertine region, you can’t afford going back without seeing your favorite bird species, such as the Albert rift endemics, the crested cranes, shoebill stork, green breasted pitta and many more species.

Kenya as a birding destination is blessed with a variety of different types of vegetation that favors the existence of different bird species. up to a tune of 342 different bird species normally seek refuge in Kenya’s rivers and lakes as well as forests from February to October. Popular birding destinations in Kenya include Nairobi city home to the northern pied babbler and the great Pangani longclaw, the unique sunbird, and Samburu gifted with the pink breasted lark, Masai Mara with its magpie and rosy throated longclaw. Other bird species include; the Hinde’s pied babbler, Clarke’s weaver, the Tara river cisticola, the Aberdares cisticola, and any more.

Though every traveler knows Rwanda for mountain gorillas, another treasure in this beautiful destination is its diverse bird species. while in Rwanda, visitors get an opportunity off spotting more than 600 different bird species with the main area being the great forest of Akagera national park, Nyungwe forest national park, and lastly volcanoes national park. Some of the birds in these destinations include red collared mountain babbler, shoebill stork, the collared Apalis, the Albertine owlet, Grauer’s, and Neumann’s warblers to mention but a few. Birding is done at any time of the year though the best time is during the dry season.

DR Congo offers memorable birding safaris to visitors; it has the best biodiversity in Africa. Over 118 different bird species have been recorded here of which 32 are globally threatened and 21 are endemic species. some of the bird species are the Congo peafowl, flamingoes, the tropic birds, guinea fowls and the doves, new world parrots, turaco, bee-eaters, and many others. We are convinced that you will take a step in selecting the best birding destination to discover; book your Africa bird watching safari today with us.

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