Renowned as ‘The True Birder’s Haven’ Semuliki National Park is one of, if not the best birding location in the world!
Proudly proclaimed as ‘The True Birders’ Haven’, Semuliki National Park is a must for any one considering a birding tour in Uganda!
Occupying an isolated slice of Ugandan territory beyond the Rwenzori, it represents the easternmost tract of the Congo’s Great Ituri Forest. This is an exceptionally exciting destination for both birders and primate watchers. The 441 recorded bird species including 216 forest birds and 80 Central African species are found in few, if any, other forests in East Africa. The Black Dwarf Hornbill, Shining Blue Kingfisher, Nkulengu Rail and Yellow-throated Nicator are just a few of the parks highlights. And to top it all off an astonishing 5 species of primate, more than even Kibale can be found within the 6 km of the primeval hot springs that bubble out of the Rift Valley floor at Sempaya!
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Key Bird Species
Popular Bird Species seen on this Semuliki National Park Birding Tour: Piping Hornbill, Black-dwarf Hornbill, Orange-cheeked Waxbill, Gabon Woodpecker, White-bellied Kingfisher, Shining Kingfisher
Spot-breasted Ibis, Long-tailed Hawk, Nkulengu Rail, Western Bronze-naped Pigeon, Yellow-throated Cuckoo, Black-throated Coucal, White-bellied Kingfisher, Piping Hornbill, Red-billed Dwarf Hornbill, Black Dwarf Hornbill, White-crested Hornbill, White-thighed Hornbill, Black-Casqued Hornbill, Red-rumped Tinkerbird, Lyre-tailed Honey Guide, African Piculet, Gabon Woodpecker, Rufous-sided Broadbill, Yellow-throated Nicator, Icterine Greenbul, Xavier’s Greenbul, Green-tailed Bristlebill, Swamp Palm Bulbul, Fire-crested Alethe, Northern Bearded Scrub Robin, Blue-headed Crested-flycatcher, Maxwell’s Black Weaver, Crested Malimbe, Red-bellied Malimbe, Blue-billed Malimbe, Chestnut-breasted Negrofinch, Grant’s Bluebill, Orange-Cheeked Waxbill among many more!
Semuliki National Park
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