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Mountain Gorilla tracking (one of the most incredible experiences in Africa) and Bird watching.
This ancient forest in the mountainous south-west of Uganda contains an impressive biodiversity with 350 birds species, 310 butterfly species, 200 tree species, 51 reptile species, 88 moths species and 120 mammals, mostly notably the rare and unforgettable Mountain Gorilla.
Bwindi National Forest is famed for its population of mountain gorillas. It is a highlight and draws for many tourists who come to Uganda, and one of the most incredible experiences in Africa. Sure, Bwindi holds the world’s largest population of mountain gorillas and are easier to find compared to the only two other countries in the world that have mountain gorillas.
Gorilla tracking is the major tourist activity in this park. ( groups of mountain Gorilla families have been habituated and only 8 tourists booked per day. Forest trails lead to various attractions including rivers, waterfalls, swamps, special vegetation type and to high level of wildlife concentration like monkeys and chimpanzees. Specie diversity is great too, with at least 120 species of mammals, 346 bird species, 202 butterfly species, 163 tree species, 100 fern species, 27 frog species, chameleons, geckos and many endangered species.
Habitat for endangered species – Mountain Gorilla and Chimpanzees as well as 8 distinct bird species that are not found anywhere else in East Africa
With over 346 bird species to choose from, 7 of these species are listed in the IUCN Red Data Book and they include the Dwarf Honeyguide (NT), African Green Broadbill (rare), Kivu Ground Thrush (NT), Forest Ground Thrush (rare), Grauer’s Rush Warbler (Vulnerable), Chapin’s Flycatcher (rare) and Shelley’s Crinson-wing (NT).
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