Bird watching in Rumbodo Island

Details

Details of Bird watching in Rumbodo Island

The lakeshore forest is inhabited by gorgeous birds such as the Malachite kingfisher and the Paradise-flycatcher. The swampy lake fringes are the homelands of herons, spoonbills and storks.

During the northern winter thousands of Eurasian migratory birds use the Rubondo Island. The island's bay is guarded by African fish eagles, whose population on this Island is the largest in the world. Other birds worth to see while you're on Rubondo Island are Sacred Ibis, martial Eagle, Saddle-billed Stork, Bee-eaters, Hornbill, Coucal and Sunbirds.

Choose special bird watching with Mike!

Our special safari guide Mike Taylor has worked for many big local and foreign safari operators in Tanzania, and has guided very famous photographers and bird watchers. With more than 30 years of experience, he can identify every single bird you can spot.

Addons

Short Overview

The Rubondo Island is also known as the “Bird Island”, since the 400 different bird species range from east, central and south African species and even European migrants. The first bird species on the Rubondo Island was the African grey parrot...

Guides are professionally qualified ornithologists!

Let us plan your dream
African trip!

Some text
Travelling in the times of the pandemic can be tricky. The key to successful travel is good preparation, which starts with credible information. Let's start with some facts: The Government of Tanzania is collecting tracking information for all international passengers arriving in Tanzania. Temperature scanning for all international passengers arriving...
Below are few good to know insider money tips for travel to Tanzania that can turn out useful knowing them prior to arrival to the country.
Tanzania is Africa's foremost safari destination, and there are so many reasons for this. Here are the ten most appealing reasons to visit Tanzania in 2020.
Where Can I Have the Best Safari in Kenya? When it comes to planning the best safari in Kenya, logistics makes things a little bit confusing. Unlike Tanzania, where the entire Northern Circuit can be packed into a five-day itinerary, Kenya's diverse landscapes mean that you'll often be forced to...