Big Birding Day 2013 Results

At the Big Birding Festival celebrated on 27th October 2013 at Kitante Hill Primary School, NatureUganda released the results of the Big Birding Day 2013. To everyone’s surprise Mt. Elgon National Park took the day with 275 species. Perennial winners and favorites Queen Elizabeth National Park came in at surprising 3rd.

Below is the summary results for all the considered birding sites

SITE SPECIES
1.  MT. ELGON NATIONAL PARK 275
2.   MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK 267
3.  QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK 253
4.  BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK 206
5.  KIBALE NATIONAL PARK 183
6.  TEAM JINJA 180
7.  LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK 152
8.  KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK 127
9.  MABAMBA BAY 114
10.  RUBONI 103
11.  MASAKA – NABAJUZZI AREA 103
12.  BUDONGO FOREST RESERVE 96
13.  ENTEBBE PENINSULA 94
14.  KATSOHYA KITOMI 92
15.  KAWANDA & NAMULONGE–GAYAZA ROAD 82
16.  SEMLIKI NATIONAL PARK 82
17.  MABIRA FOREST RESERVE 81
18.  ECHUYA FOREST RESERVE 74
19.  ZIIKA FOREST & KAJJANSI FISH FARM 67
20.  OPETA – BISINA 60
21.  TOORO SEMLIKI WILDLIFE RESERVE 59
22.  MAKANAGA BAY 58
23.  MBARARA UNIVERSITY 58
24.  LUSANJA 58
25.  BAHAI & PARK ALEXANDER 56
26.  KATWE – KASESE 46
27.  KATONGA WILDLIFE RESERVE 38
28.  MGAHINGA GORILLA NATIONAL PARK 37
29.  GULU UNIVERSITY 34
30.  KIBIMBA RICE SCHEME 33
31.  RWENZORI MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK 33
32.  MAKERERE UNIVERSITY 33
TOTAL 708

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