Tag Archives: Birds

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Gorillas, Wildlife, Birds and Much More!

Deanna and I arrived in Entebbe for our “gorilla tracking” trip,where we met our driver, Sam, who would be our guide for the next 10 days. While loading our bags and cameras in the parking lot of the Lake Victoria Hotel, Sam noticed that we were bird watching and I was trying to get some [...]

Birding Hub

Uganda is Declared a Birding Hub!

Uganda has been declared one of the prime destinations for birdwatching in 2013, continuing the boost from the Lonely Planet 2012 award of Best Tourism Destination into a new year.
Nature Uganda had teamed up with Birdlife International, a global conservation organisation focusing on the protection of birds and their habitats, to study the bird population [...]

Top Destination for Birding

Uganda: Top Destination for Birding!

You may or may not be aware that Uganda is currently one of the most exciting destinations for birders in the world. The Albertine Rift and the surrounding areas have a spectacular diversity!
Recently Johnny Kamugish, renomated birding guide in Uganda, spotted what looked like a Sooty Chat but soon discovered that it was, in fact, [...]

Trip with Birdwatchers

A Trip With the Birdwatchers

It’s finally time, my 12 day safari officially begins!
It’s hard to contain the excitement until the very first second I jump into the car and I notice four nice looking people and….”The Birds of East Africa, Volume 1.” Oh Gosh, the birds people!
I have to say I have nothing against birding or birdwatchers, the only [...]