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Uganda has over 2,000 species of birds and butterflies, including some of the rarest on Earth.

UGANDA DECLARED A BIRDING HUB

Uganda had been priding in the recent accolades by Lonely Planet, which voted Uganda as the best tourism destination for 2012, Africa Bird Club, which voted Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as Africa’s number one birding site for birding in safaris in Uganda and most recently the National Geographic an international travel channel affiliated to the National Geograpic Society listed Uganda among the top 20 global tourism destinations in the year 2013.

To start promoting the country as a major tourist destination, the government of Uganda has declared Uganda a preferred bird watching destination 2013/14 a development expected to promote birding safaris in Uganda and uphold the country as a major and unique tourist destination.

The declaration by the government was made after Birdlife International a global programme on conservation and protection of birds and their habitats and Nature Uganda announced that there were 34 important bird watching areas in Uganda, with diverse bird species. Read more………


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