Birding Information

Birdlife International Bird Links to the World
Their site provides a map and covers number of bird species and endemics plus a checklist, general country information, general web pages, bird pictures, and birding and individual trip reports.

Weather and When to Go

Where Do You Want to Go Birding Today
Tina MacDonald’s excellent “Where Do You Want to Go Birding Today” site contains links to Uganda birding hotspots, checklist and maps, information on endemic and endangered birds, links to rare bird information local events and festivals, and information on tours/guides and accommodations. Information on print resources and climate will be added soon.

Where to Watch Birds

Tours and Guides

Field Guides
Field Guides has been operating high-quality birding tours since 1985 from its headquarters in Austin, Texas.

Free Living
A list of British birding tour companies and the time of year of their Uganda bird tours.

Britain's largest selection of professionally organised natural history holidays.

All WINGS leaders have varied interests in natural history and other more or less closely related fields, but the timing and itinerary of our trips are dictated almost entirely by ornithological considerations.


Mweya Safari Lodge
This lodge is located on a peninsula within the heart of the spectacular Queen Elizabeth National Park and hasl sumptuous accomodation, breathtaking views from every room, an abundance of game and some of the best birdwatching in East Africa. 604 species have been recorded!

Paraa Safari Lodge
This lodge is in Murchison Falls National Park, North West Uganda. Elevated high above the Falls on the north side of the river, the historical Paraa Safari Lodge enjoys simply astounding views. The now restored Lodge has been host to many dignitaries in its lifetime - Britain's Queen Mother and Ernest Hemingway to name but a few. An impressive 450 bird species have been recorded in this park.

Country Information

Country-specific Information
Map, travel advisories, on-line resources, and more.


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