This Tanzania birding tour has been meticulously designed to offer you an unparalleled experience in the breath-taking North-eastern region of Tanzania. This area boasts some of Tanzania’s most exceptional birding locations.
This mountain range is an essential experience for any dedicated birder visiting Tanzania.
The Usambara Mountains are truly awe-inspiring, boasting a remarkable abundance of endemic species. Both the western and eastern regions have their distinct sets of endemics, making a tour to this mountain range an essential experience for any dedicated birder visiting Tanzania.
The Usambaras were formed around 2 million years ago and are integral parts of the Eastern Arc Mountains, extending into Kenya. Renowned as one of Africa’s crucial conservation sites for globally threatened birds, this area shelters an astounding diversity, boasting seven endemic species—Usambara Eagle-owl, Usambara Hyliota, Usambara Thrush, Usambara Weaver, Usambara Akalat, Usambara Greenbul, and Usambara Tailorbird. Additionally, it hosts seven near-endemics, including the Sokoke Scops Owl, Long-billed Tailorbird, Amani Sunbird, Usambara Double-collared Sunbird, Taveta Golden-Weaver, Spot-throat, and Dapple-throat.
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