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Bird watching safaris in Serengeti National Park

Bird watching safaris in Serengeti National Park

Bird watching safaris in Serengeti National Park

Bird watching is the unique and crucial tourism safari activity that is done in Serengeti National Park. Other than the game viewing safaris, the park harbors a lot of different bird species that are spread across the endless plains of the Serengeti National Park. It is reported that Serengeti National Park harbors more than 500 species of birds and the birding experience is best in the Ndutu area which has got more than half of all the bird species that are found in the Serengeti National Park.

As you’re on the birding safari in Serengeti National Park, expect to take some more time identifying the birds and at times visitors are engaging in walking within the park using their feet to be able to see and enjoy properly the wildlife species. Therefore, visitors who are interested in taking birding trips trip in Serengeti National Park must prepare for more time because the bird watching safaris take a long time in Serengeti National park enjoying the birds. What you need to have is to come with your equipment such as the binoculars, the cameras which will enable you even to spot the bird that is kin the long distance.

The varied ecosystem of the Serengeti National Park enables the visitors to have a wide range of bird species that they can watch during the birding safaris in Serengeti National Park. the ecosystem of the Serengeti National Park encompasses the savannah plains, and then the scattered shrubs that are found within the northern p[arty of the park, and also the riverine ecosystem, and this implies that the visitors will have a chance to enjoy a varied range of bird species. the bird watching safaris in Serengeti National; Park is well done within then the regions of the Serengeti National Park and these include the Ngorongoro famed conservation sector, the Ikorongo reserve, the Seronera central area, bird watching safari in the Loliondo area, and the carrying also the bird watching safaris in the Grumeti area of the Serengeti National Park.

The spectacular Lilac-breasted roller, as well as three endangered Tanzanian species: Grey-rumped spurfowl, Fischer’s lovebird, and the babbler-like Rufous-tailed weaver, call the park home. The Serengeti is also home to a unique bird worth seeking out: the honeyguide. The honeyguide has a symbiotic connection in which the honeyguide takes the Ratel to bee colonies. The Ratel, who is immune to bee stings, pulls the beehive down and opens it to consume the honey. The bee wax is consumed by the honeyguide.

The bird watching safaris in Serengeti National Park are much more rewarding to the birders who are interested in birding safaris. The Serengeti National Park harbors birds that are endemic to only in Serengeti National Park and these birds are not found anywhere in the world it is believed that five species of the birds in Serengeti National Park are not found anywhere in the world other than Serengeti National Park.

When is the best time to do birding in Serengeti National Park?

Birding safaris in Serengeti National Park can be done throughout the year however the perfect month for conducting the bird watching safaris in Serengeti National Park is from November to April because this is the breeding period for most birds to breed and nest. Further, this month offers the visitors the chance to see the migratory birds that move all along from Europe and North Africa and this makes the safari so much interesting as you will be able to see the new bird species on the daily basis. Bird watching safaris in Serengeti National Park commences early in the morning and the visitors will have to move early after breakfast with their packed lunch and ready with the safari equipment. The most and the best bird species that you will see in Serengeti National Park include the secretary birds, the black eagles, ostriches, the Fischer’s lovebird, Kori bustard, Black-headed gonolek, southern ground hornbill, Grey-crested helmet-shrike among other severe species of birds.

The park has two stormy seasons, the first of which begins in March and ends in May, with the second beginning in November. This is the finest time to visit Serengeti National Park birding because this is when the recreation area receives the most transitory birds from around the world, especially from Europe and the North. During the rainy season, the birds are also breeding and are easily seen. Because the Serengeti public park receives fewer visitors during the rainy season, the recreation area is not crowded, making it simple and enjoyable for birders.