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Lutembe Ramsar Site Bird Watching Excursion

Jan 01, 2011

Tour Highlights

Departs: Entebbe | Kampala Tour Length: 1 Day Focus: Birding Key Species: Orange Weaver, Northern Brown-throated Weaver Expected # of birds: 60 Species Birding PaceModerate Physical DifficultyModerate Group LimitMaximum 8

This birding excursion takes you to the IBA and Ramsar site which

regularly supports 20,000–50,000 roostingwater-birds. Early in the morning we set out for the Lutembe Bay birding experience. Here you will catch water, grassland and woodland birds. Among the birds one must hope to see include several species of sunbirds like; Marico Sunbird, Scarlet-chested sunbird, Green-headed Sunbird, Green-throated Sunbird, Blue-breasted Bee-eater, Cape Wagtail, Africa Wattled Lapwing, Senegal Lapwing, Yellow-throated Longcraw, Yellow-browed Camaroptera, White-headed Saw-wing, White-browed Scrub-robin, Brown-backed Scrub-robin, Lead-coloured Flycatcher, African Green Pigeon, Black-necked Weaver, Holub's Golden Weaver, Speckle-breasted Woodpecker, Africa-Pygmy Kingfisher, just to mention but a few, Collared Pratincole, Little-ringed Plover, just to mention but a few.Regular waterfowl counts since 1993 which show a total of 108 water bird species at the site, of which 26 are Palearctic migrants and its ability for regularly supporting thousands of roosting water birds, qualified it both an IBA and a Ramsar Site.

 

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