Can I Do Bird Watching In Murchison Falls National Park

can i do bird watching in murchison falls national park


Murchison falls national park is Uganda’s best birders' spot with more than 451 bird species, which include water birds, savannah birds, migratory birds, and the Albertine Rift's endemic birds. Murchison Falls National Park: Bird viewing at Murchison Falls is one of the most interesting experiences on your Uganda safari.


Murchison Falls National Park bird species include rare, common, and occasional birds such as the Gray-crowned Crane, Giant Kingfisher, Amazing Shoebill, Giant Heron, Abyssinian Ground Hornbills, Back-bellied Bustard, Nightjars, Marabou Stork, and Black-headed Lapwing, among others.


Murchison falls national park birds can be best viewed on a traveler’s game drive, on nature walks, hiking to the top of the falls through the savannah grasslands, or on a boat cruise to the River Nile and Lake Albert Delta. Bird species like the blue-naped mouse birds, weaver birds, and silver birds can be spotted within the Paraa and Red Chili areas through the dry shrubs of this national park. 


Murchison falls national park bird watching can be done throughout the year, but it's best done during the dry season in the months of December, January, February, and March. Another great session starts in the peak seasons of June, July, August, September, and October each year.