Over View

Best bird watching season in Rwanda

All year around. But late November to early March when the migrants are present, the native birds are in breeding stage and so colorful

Key sites

Volcanoes national park

Borders great national parks of Uganda and Congo i.e. Mgahinga national park and Virunga national park in Congo making is rich with cong biome species and the great Albertine rift endemics. Gorilla experience can be encountered in this particular park

Nyungwe national park

Borders Burundi, spectacular canopy views, Albertine rift endemics species birding, Cyangugu roadside biding.

Akagera national park

Low-lying plains, dozens of lakes, savanna and woodland zones. Shoebill encounters, great savanna birding. It borders Tanzania in the northeast making it great area to spot Tanzania specialties like Red-faced Barbet, Tabora cisticola, Crested barbet and more..

Area birds

• Kivu ground thrush

• Blue headed sunbird

• White-starred robin

• White-browed robin chat