Join us as we take you on a birding tour at the birthplace of the longest River in the world – Jinja ‘The Source of the Nile’!
Birding sometimes becomes even more special when you know you’re going to see spectacular birdlife as well as seeing where the mighty River Nile was created. The River Nile is a huge source of life, that has shaped the civilised world as we know it. And guess what? It’s also a huge source of life to all the bird species that call this wonderful place home. A birding tour in Jinja is like nothing else!
Jinja is, as the nickname implies is where the longest river in the world, the River Nile was created. It’s also a seriously wonderful place to go birding, where the river’s water brings out a wide array of terrestrial and wetland species. Some of the highlights for this area include the Great Blue Turaco (one for any birder’s wish list), Rock Pratencols, Giant Kingfisher, African Open-billed Stork, Green-backed Heron among many more!
So join us on an unforgettable Sustainable Birding Tour at Jinja – aka ‘The Source of the Nile’!
Key Bird Species
Popular Species seen on this Jinja Birding Tour: Purple Swamphen, White-spotted Flufftail, Great Blue Turaco, White-crested Turaco, Bruce’s Green Pigeon, Western Banded Snake Eagle, African Grey Parrot
Hottentot Teal, Red-billed Teal, African Pygmy Goose, Spur-winged Goose, Crested Guineafowl, Helmeted Guineafowl, Blue Quail, Harlequin Quail, Scaly Francolin, Crested Francolin, Forest Francolin, Blue-spotted Wood Dove, African Green Pigeon, Bruce’s Green Pigeon, Rock Pratencols, Giant Kingfisher, African Open-billed Stork, Green-backed Heron, African Black Coucal, Blue-headed Coucal, African Rail, African Crake, Purple Swamphen,White-spotted Flufftail, Buff-spotted Flufftail, Red-chested Flufftail, Grey Crowned Crane, African Finfoot, Black-bellied Bustard, Eastern Grey Plantain-eater, Black-billed Turaco, Great Blue Turaco, Ross’s Turaco, White-crested Turaco, Woolly-necked Stork, Shoebill, Hammerkop, African Darter, Greater Painted-snipe, Western Banded Snake Eagle, African Marsh Harrier, African Pied Hornbill, Northern Ground Hornbill, Crowned Hornbill, White-headed Wood-hoopoe, Red-headed Lovebird, Malachite Kingfisher, Pied Kingfisher, African Pygmy Kingfisher, Giant Kingfisher and African Grey Parrot among many more!
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