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Uganda Birding, Jan 2017 departure

16 days Uganda birding Itinerary – Start Entebbe, End Entebbe

Target species:Shoebill, Albertine rift endemics and Gorillas

Max No. of Participants:05 (Only 03 Remaining!)

Min No. of Participants:02

Guide:Deogratius Muhumuza

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Little Bitterns in Uganda

I lost count of the number of Bitterns on Lake Opeta when i had reached 9. May be over thirty, i can say. This is the biggest number of bitterns i have ever seen in just a couple of hours.

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Shoebill#1

Why Uganda? I usually plan a trip with some objective in mind. For Jordan, it was to visit Petra. For Uganda, it was to see the critically endangered mountain gorillas.

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Miombo Wren Warbler In Uganda

Also known as Stierling's Barred Warbler; this interesting species was first recorded in Lake Mburo National park by site guides in 2009.

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Birding in Semliki National Park

Birding in Semliki National park can never be exciting without sighting these beautiful birds. Tips: Make sure you spend considerable amount of time birding the forest edge along the Bundibugyo road before you enter the forest. Most of the forest specials can easily be seen here

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Uganda Birding Trip Report Jan 24th - Feb 7th 2014

I joined the fixed date birdingpal tour of 6 people from January 24 to February 7 2014. It was a truly memorable trip. Apart from all the birds and wildlife, Uganda is a beautiful country. The group gelled really well, and lots of fun was had along the way. Deo and Robert were not only great guides, they were great hosts. The value of the fixed date tour is extraordinarily good, as everything is supplied. You only need a little cash for guide tips, alcohol and snacks, plus souvenirs.

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Bruce Greenfield & Ulla Allyn - Uganda Birdwatching Jul/Aug 2013

Deo Muhumuza and Saul Ampeire were our two guides. Deo organized the trip for us and Saul was the driver. Both are Uganda Safari Guides and birding specialists. These two exhibited amazing bird-spotting skills but were also spirited dynamic leaders. 

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Fabrice Soulon & Helen Constance from France - Aug/Sep 2013 Uganda Birding Trip Report

We have just retuned from a 3 week trip in Uganda. We are a couple of keen amateur birdwatchers and Deo Muhumuza proposed us the following trip: Arrival Enteb, visit Mabamba Swamp, Entebbe botanical gardens, Lake Mburo national park, Bwindi impenetrable forest (Ruija, the neck, Buhoma), Queen Elisabeth national park, Kazinga channel, Kibale forest, Royal mile in Budongo forest, Murchison falls national park, Alexandra park Entebbe.

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BIRDING IN UGANDA 2nd - 16th JULY 2013: Trip Report by BirdingPals

Our 6-person group of birdwatchers from Poland (among us there were 3 professional ornithologists) have taken the trip to Uganda, proposed on www.birdingpal.org site by Deo Muhumuza. We arrived in Entebbe 2nd July 2013 in the afternoon and departed 16th July in the noon. Due to the zeal and efforts of our guides, Deo and Emmy Gongo, also these first and last days, of arrival and departure, were very fruitful and abundant with new species.

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Bird watching in Uganda: 24th Jan - 07th Feb 2014

BirdingPals group departure  - fixed date tours

Local host: Uganda Eco Tours

Maximum group size: 6

Availability: A few places available

Extension: 6days possible extension to Murchison falls national park, Ajai wildlife reserve for the rare black-breasted barbet, Lake Bisina for Uganda's only endemic; the Fox's weaver, and Mabira central forest reserve

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