Trip report: Uganda (June 2014) by Tropical Birding

Guided by Scott Watson. This was a custom tour.

This custom tour was designed to maximize our opportunity to find, and spend time with, Gorillas and Chimpanzee as well as find as many bird species as possible, all within the ultra diverse Uganda. That being said, even though we focused a lot of time on primates, we still found an amazing 473 bird species, and of that 15 Albertine Rift Endemics! On top of that, a respectable 42 species of mammals with an amazing 10 species of primate! The reason for such high diversity is due in part to the wide array of habitats we visited. Starting in the endemic rich Bwindi Impenetrable Forest of the far south, then the dryer forests of Kibale and Budongo, to the grasslands and bush of Queen Elizabeth NP and Murchison Falls NP, and even the swamp and riparian forests of Lake Victoria. Add to this some world class accommodation and food, and you have the makings of a unique East African tour involving some of the rarest and most beautiful birds and mammals this great continent has to offer.

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