Birding

Birding enthusiast will delight in the park, it is home to more than 217 bird species including several Albertine Rift endemics.  Among these are 17 species that are endemic to the park making Rwenzori an exclusively important birding area . The forest zone at 1800m contains a diversity of birds including the Rwenzori Turaco, Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo, Long-eared Owl, Handsome Francolin, Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater, Archers’ Robin-chat, White-starred Robin, Rwenzori Batis, Montane Sooty Boubou, Lagden’s Bush Shrike, Slender-billed Starling, Blue-headed Sunbird, Golden-winged Sunbird, Strange Weaver and several varieties of Barbets, Greenbuls, Apalises, IIladopsis, Flycatchers and Crimsonwing, Bee-eaters, robins, sunbirds and barbets

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