Bird watching in Eastern Arc Mountains

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Eastern Arc Mountains are the most important bird habitat in Tanzania as the flora and fauna of this mountains is isolated from other highlands. A great number of Tanzania's endemic and near-endemic bird species live in the Eastern Arc Mountains, most importantly in the Udzungwa, Usumbara and Ulguru mountains.

This mountains are inhabited by approximately 30 endemic Tanzanian bird species. Some of the endemic bird species are the Pemba Scops Owl, Grey-breasted Spurfowl, Nduk Eagle-Owl, Pemba Green Pigeon, Uhehe Fiscal, Reichenow`s Batis, Uluguru Bushshrike, Uluguru Mountain Greenbul, Black-headed Mountain Greenbul, Yellow-throated Mountain Greenbul, Banded Sunbird, Mrs Moreau`s Warbler, Pemba White-eye, Kipengere Seedeater, Rufous-tailed Weaver, Moreau`s Sunbird and Loveridge`s Sunbird

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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.

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Eastern Arc Mountains are the most important bird habitat in Tanzania as the flora and fauna of this mountains is isolated from other highlands. A great number of Tanzania's endemic and near-endemic bird species live in the Eastern Arc Mountains, most importantly in the Udzungwa, Usumbara and Ulguru mountains. This mountains are inhabited by approximately 30 endemic Tanzanian bird species...

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