Why Murchison Falls National park has a diversity of wild specials.
Are you looking for an adventure spot? Do you wish to explore the source of the world’s longest river-Nile River? Do you want to have the big 5 wildlife encounter? Or a birding safari in Uganda? Murchison Falls National park being the largest national park in Uganda 3,840sqkm (1,503sqmi) is home to diversity. Here is a detailed explanation of the bird species for bird watching.
Murchison Falls National Park besides being one of the top Uganda adventure safari destination, it’s the third best spot for a Uganda birding safari. The park plays host to more than 450 bird species inclusive of the Albertine rift endemics, savannah birds and water birds. Bird species diversity is a result of the large land mass ranging from forest land, swamps, riverine woodland, savannah and plains of acacia trees.
Birds in Uganda’s Murchison Falls National Park
After getting Uganda to your safari bucket list, Murchison Falls National Park has these species waiting for each passionate birder to tick on their list. The most sought-after bird by most birders on a Uganda birding tour – the elusive Shoebill stork can be sighted at the river banks. The Grey crowned crested crane-Uganda’s beautiful national bird Can be seen at the park. The Goliath heron-the largest heron in the whole world also finds home at the park.