Birdwatching in Bugoma

There are 221 birds species recorded in Bugoma making the forest a birding sanctuary. Some species, classified by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) as critically endangered, vulnerable and threatened, are found in Bugoma Forest, like the Nahan’s Fracolin (Francolinus Nahani) and Grey Parrot (Psittacus Erithacus).

Other common birds in Bugoma Forests, observed in 2010 research are the following: Little Greenbul, Green Hylia, Yellow Billed Barbet, Yellow–Whiskered Greenbul, Western Nicator, Buff-Throated Apalis,
Yellow-Throated Tinkerbird, Rufous Flycatcher Thrush, Olive Sunbird, White-thighed hornbill, Black and
White Casqued Hornbill, Blackbilled Turaco, Speckled Tinkerbird.

Guided birding walks are available from Bugoma Jungle Lodge and follow the trails of the community
village walk and the internal loop trail at the lodge. The birding experience is rich. Our guide will help visitors spotting birds and follow the birding check list of Bugoma Forest.