Bird Species In Budongo Forest : Budongo forest is one of the most notable stopover that travellers can visit while making their way to Murchison Falls National park to participate in the game drives in Murchison falls national park, and the boat cruise in Murchison falls national park which will lead to the world’s most powerful waterfalls. However, making your way to Budongo forest you will get to realize that the forest has a lot more to offer for travellers interested in the wildlife safaris in Uganda like the chimpanzee trekking, you can also participate in primate safaris and the nature walks in Budongo where you will get to watch a number of primates like the vervet monkeys, the baboons and other monkey species. You should also not miss out on participating in birding in the forest where you will get to watch a number of different bird species to make your birding safaris in Uganda quite memorable. Some of the bird species in Budongo forest that can be seen include;

Bird Species In Budongo Forest

      Bird species Scientific names
1 Nahan’s Partridge Ptilopachus nahani
2 Rameron Pigeon Columba arquatrix
3 Black-throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster
4 Sabine’s Spinetail Rhaphidura sabini
5 Cassin’s Spinetail Neafrapus cassini
6 African Swift Apus barbatus
7 Gray Crowned-Crane Balearica regulorum
8 African Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia microscelis
9 Shoebill Balaeniceps rex
10 Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus
11 Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
12 Beaudouin’s Snake-Eagle Circaetus beaudouini
13 Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus
14 Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
15 Dark Chanting-Goshawk Melierax metabates
16 Eastern Chanting-Goshawk Melierax poliopterus
17 Forest Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus castaneiceps
18 Abyssinian Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus
19 White-thighed Hornbill Bycanistes albotibialis
20 Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia
21 Black Bee-eater Merops gularis
22 Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater Merops oreobates
23 Swallow-tailed Bee-eater Merops hirundineus
24 /European Bee-eater/ Merops apiaster
25 /Northern Carmine Bee-eater/ Merops nubicus
26 Willcocks’s Honeyguide Indicator willcocksi
27 Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera
28 Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus
29 Petit’s Cuckooshrike Campephaga petiti
30 Ituri Batis Batis ituriensis
31 Papyrus Gonolek Laniarius mufumbiri
32 African Crested Flycatcher Trochocercus cyanomelas
33 Lemon-bellied Crombec Sylvietta denti
34 Yellow Longbill Macrosphenus flavicans
35 Gray Longbill Macrosphenus concolor
36 Masked Apalis Apalis binotata
37 African Yellow-Warbler Iduna natalensis
38 Icterine Greenbul Phyllastrephus icterinus
39 Cabanis’s Greenbul Phyllastrephus cabanisi
40 Uganda Woodland-Warbler Phylloscopus budongoensis
41 Chestnut-capped Flycatcher Erythrocercus mccallii
42 Puvel’s Illadopsis Illadopsis puveli
43 Red-tailed Ant-Thrush Neocossyphus rufus
44 Yellow-footed Flycatcher Muscicapa sethsmithi
45 Chapin’s Flycatcher Fraseria lendu
46 Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus
47 Red-bellied Malimbe Malimbus erythrogaster
48 Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus
49 Magpie Mannikin Spermestes fringilloides
50 Kandt’s Waxbill Estrilda kandti
51 Oriole Finch Linurgus olivaceus
52 White-rumped Seedeater Crithagra leucopygius

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