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Bird Watching Safaris
Tanzania can easily be dubbed as bird watching heaven for birders and tourists alike. With an excess of 1,388 bird species calling Tanzania their home, you can just keep on exploring so much when you’re here. Our Tanzania Bird Watching Safari cover nearly all national parks considered ideal for bird watching.
Below Are The Main Bird Watching Safari Parks In Tanzania:
- Selous Game Reserve. The second largest conservation area in Africa is also a perfect nesting and breeding place for 350 different species of birds. Rufiji River running through this game reserve is an excellent place for spotting numerous birds. Doves, hornbills, weavers and guinea-fowl can be seen here in large numbers.
- Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara which is the cynosure of this national park is home to 300-400 distinct migratory and endemic bird species. Water-associated birds such as pink-backed pelicans, storks, herons, sacred and glossy ibis can be spotted here easily.
- Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The pristine grassland and craters of Ngorongoro CA is home to rich flora and fauna. It is one of the largest protected areas in the world for which it is named as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Ngorongoro crater especially which is a volcanic caldera is the main feature of this park. The crater itself and the surrounding area serve as an ideal prospering ground for birds. Flamingos, black kite, black- winged lapwing, Hildebrandt’s spurfowl are just some of the birds spotted here easily.
- Ruaha National Park. The largest national park of Tanzania and also one of the faraway parks located in the southern circuit make an ideal undisturbed location for birds to live and prosper. Close to 571 different species can be spotted here including Kingfishers, Hornbills, Green-wood hoopoes, Sunbirds.
- Mkomazi National Park. The game reserve turned national park which is relatively smaller in size is home to around 400 different bird species. Doves, hornbills, and weavers are the main bird species inhabiting the park.
Tanzania indeed is a paradise for avid birders with an added touch of Africa wildlife. If you’d like to inquire about Tanzania Bird Watching Safari, contact Time 4 Zanzibar and don’t hesitate to mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.