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4 DAY 3 NIGHTS BIRDING EXPERIENCE

Birding in Queen Elizabeth National Park is an incredible treat as this is Uganda’s most popular and most scenic National Park that contains a variety of habitats that range from savanna to wetlands to lowland forests. This diversity is reflected in the list of over 600 bird species, the biggest of any protected area in Uganda. A majority of the birds found in this area are regarded as famous birds of East Africa and are a must see for birdwatchers in Africa!

DAY 1:

After breakfast, bird your way towards Queen Elizabeth National Park, crossing the equator on the road to Masaka with a lunch stop in Mbarara. Game drive en-route to your accommodation (Katara Safaris Lodge) or Simba Safari Camp. Look out for species such as the Snake Eagle, Barbet, Cinnamon Chested Bee-eater, Kingfisher, Lesser Striped Swallow, Zitting Cisiticola, Grey-backed Shrike, Common Fiscal, Starling and Widowbird, among others. (Meal Plan Fullboard)

DAY 2:

Have a cup of tea or coffee and a muffin at 6:15am before setting off for an early game drive or birding experience on the Kasenyi Plains (1) with a packed breakfast. Return to your lodge for lunch.
In the afternoon, enjoy the relaxing two-hour boat trip on the Kazinga Channel (2), and spot a variety of wildlife including hundreds of hippos, crocodile and birds. Look out for birds like Pelicans, Green-backed Heron, Storks, African Spoonbill, African White-backed Vulture, Bateleur, Martial Eagle, Common Button Quail, African Crake, African Jacana, Black-bellied Bustard, Black-winged Stilt, Water Thick-knee, Temminck’s Courser, Spur-winged Lapwing, African Wattled Lapwing, Senegal Lapwing, Kittlitz’s Plover, Black Coucal, Pied Kingfisher, Grey-headed Kingfisher, Rufous-naped Lark, Flappet Lark, Grassland Pipit, Plain-backed Pipit, Yellow-throated Longclaw, White-browed Robin-chat, Sooty Chat, Zitting Cisticola, Croacking Cisticola, Babblers, Copper Sunbird, Scarlet-chested Sunbird, Red-chested Sunbird, Grey-backed Fiscal, Black-headed Gonolek, Starlings, Weavers, Widowbirds, Bishops, Finches and Waxbills among others. (Stay at Katara Safri Lodge Full Board)

DAY 3:

Have a cup of tea or coffee and a muffin at 6:15am and take your packed breakfast with you to watch birds in Maramagambo Forest (3).
After a late lunch back at your lodge, proceed to the Katwe area (4), looking out for birds like little Grebe; African Finfoot; Greater and Lesser Flamingos; Augur Buzzard; Crested Guineafowl; Pied Avocet; Black-winged Stilt; Diederick Cuckoo; Yellowbill; Narina Trogon; Shining-blue Kingfisher; Black Bee-eater; Black-and-White-Casqued Hornbill; Yellow-rumped, and Speckled Tinkerbirds; Grey-throated and Yellow-Spotted Barbets; Brown-eared Woodpecker, Rufous-naped, Flappet and Red-capped Larks; Grassland and Plain-backed Pipits; Western Nicator, Yellow-whiskered, Little and Slender-billed Greenbuls; Snowy-headed and Red-capped Robin-chats; Brown-backed Scrub-robin; Grey-capped Warbler; Grey and Buff-throated Apalis; Brown-thoated Wattle-eye; African Paradise Flycatcher; Olive-bellied, Green, Olive, Variable and Collared Sunbirds; Starlings; Weavers; Widowbirds; Bishops; Finches; and Waxbills among others.(Stay At Katara Safari Lodge Full Board)

DAY 4:

After breakfast, pack your luggage and proceed back to Kampala or Entebbe, birding en-route and arriving in the late afternoon. Look out for birds like the Nubian Woodpecker, Bateleur, Crested Francolin, Blue-spotted Wood Dove, Brown Parrot, Bare-faced Go-away-bird, Lilac-breasted Roller, Broad-billed Roller, Striped Kingfisher, Blue-napped Mousebird, African Grey Hornbill, Spot-flanked Barbet, Fork tailed Drongo, Cisiticolas, Weavers, Widowbirds, Finches and Waxbills among others.

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