With over 1000 bird species, Uganda stands out as Africa’s premier birding destination. The birds in Uganda can be found in a range of habitats ranging from forests, swamps and wetlands, agricultural lands, lakes and savannahs. Some of the birds in the country are constrained to live only in tropical rain forest. The major places you can go while on a Uganda birding safari include: Mabamba Bay Wetland at Lake Victoria, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Semuliki National Park, Kibale National Park, Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Lake Mburo National Park and Budongo Forest
Some of the birds to look out for while in the country include: shoebill, Green-breasted Pitta,African Green Broadbill, Great Blue Turaco, Shelley’s Crimsonwing, Standard-winged Nightjar, Short-tailed Warbler, Doherty’s Bushshrike, Bar-tailed Trogon, Black-breasted Barbet e.t.c.