Filled with Albertine Endemics, Rwenzori National Park is naively overlooked, but not by us!

Join us on a birding tour at Rwenzori National Park as we go in search some very special regional and albertine endemic species!

In total, 217 species have been recorded in the park. The park contains 18 restricted range species Albertine endemics, the second highest in Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which has 24 restricted range species. In addition, the park has 60 of 86 afro tropical highland biome species, the second highest of these after Bwindi Impenetrable. They include some rare and spectacular birds like the Rwenzori Turaco, Bamboo Warbler, Golden-winged Sunbird, Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird, among others. 

Join us on an unforgettable Sustainable Birding Tour at Rwenzori National Park!

Key Bird Species

Popular Bird Species seen on this Rwenzori National Park Birding Tour: Abyssinian Roller, Dark Chanting Goshawk, Red-and-yellow Barbet, Black-breasted Barbet, Karamoja Apalis, Crimson-rumped Waxbill

Abyssinian Roller, Abyssinian Scimitarbill, Black-breasted Barbet, Chestnut Weaver, D’Arnaud’s Barbet, Fox Kestrel, Golden Pipit, Greater Kestrel, Jackson’s Hornbill, Karamoja Apalis, Northern Carmine Bee-eater, Purple Grenadier, Pygmy Falcon, Red-throated Bee-eater, Rose-ringed Parakeet, Rufous Chatterer, White-bellied Go-away-bird, Common Ostrich, Secretarybird, African Swallow-tailed Kite, Eastern Pale Chanting Goshawk, Pygmy Falcon, Fox Kestrel, Stone Partridge, Clapperton’s Francolin, Heuglin’s Francolins, Yellow-necked Spurfowl, Kori Bustard, White-bellied Bustard, Hartlaub’s Bustards, Violet-tipped Courser, Black-headed Plover, Four-banded Sand Grouse, Bruce’s Green Pigeon, Rose-ringed Parakeet, White-crested Turaco, White-faced Scoops Owl, Abyssinian Ground-hornbill, Eastern Yellow Hornbill, Jackson’s Hornbill among many many more!

The Red-throated Spurfowl is a beautiful sight on our Uganda Birding Tours
What to expect on this particular Uganda Birding Tour
The stunning Purple-breasted Sunbird seen on our Uganda Birding Tours

Rwenzori National Park

Black-shouldered Kite on our Uganda Birding Tours and Kenya Birding Tours

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