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Birding in Buhoma Sector Uganda: Birding Safaris in Buhoma

When it comes to interesting experiences, Buhoma sector Uganda-the northern section of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park never leaves holidaymakers out of choices. It is one outstanding region in Bwindi which is safe for bird watching. Birding in Buhoma sector Uganda entirely involves identifying variety of bird species that make Bwindi Impenetrable National Park one of Uganda’s most important birding areas.

Birding in Buhoma Sector

Of the estimated population of 360 bird species, Buhoma sector Uganda protects a significant of them and these can be easily spotted while on birding safaris. Birders on a bird watching tour in Buhoma explore incredible birding trails in and around Bwindi while on bird watching including Buhoma waterfalls, Mubwindi of Ruhija gorilla sector, Bamboo zone.

The waterfall trail takes birders about 3 hours to complete hiking through it. While on a birding tour, expect to come across more than diversity of bird species but also unique floral species, colorful butterfly species.

Birds of Buhoma sector Uganda

Buhoma sector Uganda is the northern sector of Bwindi National Park, a home to estimated population of about 360 bird species. This makes it a birder’s paradise in Uganda, priding itself of bird species such as the grey crowned cranes, Ameson’s Ant pecker, Waller’s starling, pink footed puffback, Klaas’s cuckoos, barred long tailed cuckoos, white throated green bull, common bulbul, African blue flycatchers, African cuckoos, red headed bluebill, yellow fronted canary, great blue turacos, blue headed sunbird, cape wagtail and many more.

Other than birding, Buhoma sector Uganda also has several exciting activities for holidaymakers on Uganda safaris to engage in. These include gorilla trekking, nature walks, cultural encounters, hiking and others.

Places to stay in Buhoma sector Uganda

Buhoma sector Uganda comprises of numerous accommodation choices and visitors choose from budget to luxury. They include Buhoma Lodge, Bwindi Guesthouse, Bwindi View Bandas, Gorilla Forest Camp, Silverback Lodge or Buhoma Community Rest Camp.

Getting to Buhoma sector Uganda

By road, Buhoma sector Uganda is accessible for birding tour from Entebbe/Kampala for 8-9 hours through Masaka-Mbarara-Butogota route. By air, you can spend 2 hours in a flight starting from Entebbe Airport or Kajjansi airfield to Kihihi airstrip.

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