Birding Buhoma Bwindi Impenetrable national park
Buhoma is one of the sectors of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and a best birding site in the western Uganda. It’s in the northern sector of this park. This park is home to over 360 bird species and Buhoma is key in hosting these birds. Buhoma is also one of the stations for tracking the endangered mountain Gorillas. You also have a chance to hike and do cultural encounters the area is full of a community rich with culture.
The bird list of Buhoma In Bwindi National Park include;
Pink-footed Puff back
African Dusky Flycatcher
Angolan Swallow, African
Crested Guinea fowl
Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo
Grey Crowned Crane
Helmeted guinea fowl
Great Blue Turaco
African Paradise flycatcher
Dusky Twin spot
Vieillot’s Black Weaver
Blue Spotted wood dove
Places to stay in Buhoma sector Bwindi Uganda during your birding safari
Being an epicenter for tourism due to the availability of endangered mountain Gorillas, there is a variety of accommodation facilities to choose from; ranging from Luxury budget accommodation. They include Buhoma Lodge, Bwindi Guesthouse, Bwindi View Bandas, Gorilla Forest Camp, Silverback Lodge, Buhoma Community Rest Camp and Buhoma Community homestay. There are lots more lodges you can choose from, just contact your tour operators and get all the options.
Getting to Buhoma sector Uganda for birding
You can reach buhoma by road driving about 8 to 9 hours through Masaka and Mbarara to Kabaale. By air you will have a flight of about 45 mins from Entebbe or Kajjansi to Kihihi Airfield.