Tanzania is one of the top birding destinations in the world. The country boost an extraordinary wealth of birdlife, infact more than 10% of world birds and half of Africa's are found here. There are 1156 recorded birds, out of these austanding number more than 30 are endemics, more than 800 are residents, 4 are introduced, more than 200 are migrants and 56 are of global concern. This amazing country holds part of the several endemic birds areas (EBAs) which is unrivalled anywhere else in the continent.

Birds are randomly distributed and each species has a characteristic geographical range which varies froms extremely small and  localised such as the endemic Beesly's lark to virtually worldwide Barn owl. At a local scale, bird distribution are determined largely by habitat types, from the icy capped mt kilimanjaro to the rolling grasslands of the great Serengeti plains to the Miombo woodlands of Mikumi National park to the Afrotropical Montane forest of the Eastern Arc mountains to the blue waters of the Indian ocean, there are always birds of a different feather.

There are 6 Biomes restricted areas in Tanzania which host different specialities, the Guinea-Congo tropical forest with 56 species, the Lake Victoria basin with 11 species, the Afrotropical islands with 91 species, the Somali-Maasai arid zone with 77 species, the East-Coast with 26 species and the Zambezian biome with 40 species. In addition there are 3 secondary endemic bird areas, the South Western Tanzania swamps, the Kilombero flood plains and the dry woodlands of lake Victoria.

Depending on what you want to see birding is pleasant all year round, for Palearctic migrants the best time is from September to April and for resident birds and other afromigrants any time of the year.

Short (max. 10 sentences) introduction to this country, including information on geography, biogeography, habitats, typical bird communities, importance for birdwatching

Edited by Mathias Ritschard (Admin) on 2022-06-29 18:53
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Edited by Mathias Ritschard (Admin) on 2022-06-29 18:50
Tanzania is one of the top birding destinations in the world.The country boost an extraordinary wealth of birdlife,infact more than 10% of world birds and half of Africa's are found here.There are 1156 recorded birds ,out of these austanding number 41 are endemics(IOC checklist)more than 800 are residents,4 are introduced,more than 200 are migrants and 56 are of global concern . This amazing country holds part of the several endemic birds areas (EBAS)which is unrivalled anywhere else in the continent. Birds are randomly distributed and each specie has a characteristic geographical range which varies froms extremely small and  localised such as the endemic Beesly's lark to virtually worldwide Barn owl.At a local scale,bird distribution are determined largely by habitat types,from the icy capped mt kilimanjaro to the rolling grasslands of the great Serengeti plains to the Miombo woodlands of Mikumi National park to the Afrotropical Montane forest of the Eastern Arc mountains to the blue waters of the Indian ocean,there are always birds of a different feather. There are 6 Biomes restricted areas in Tanzania which host different specialities ,the Guinea-Congo tropical forest with 56 species,the Lake Victoria basin with 11 species,the Afrotropical islands with 91 species,the Somali-Maasai arid zone with 77 species,the East-Coast with 26 species and the Zambezian biome with 40 species.In addition there are 3 secondary endemic bird areas ,the South Western Tanzania swamps,the Kilombero flood plains and the dry woodlands of lake Victoria. Depending on what you want to see birding is pleasant all year round,for Palearctic migrants the best time is from September to April and for resident birds and other afromigrants any time of the year. Tanzania being a great place on the planet and a bird haven there is always something to excite and please a Birder.Our well trained team of expert and keen birders are waiting for you here to show you the beauty of this bird spectacle! For you guiding and excellent birding trips to Tanzania and the whole of east africa contact isaackilusu45@gmail.com he is one of the top bird guides in the region Karibu Tanzaniayear.
Edited by Isaac Kilusu on 2022-06-01 06:10
Tanzania is one of africa the top ornithological destination,Being birding destinations in the second most richest world.The country in term boost an extraordinary wealth of avifauna, it also host 41 endemic bird species(IOC checklist).birdlife,infact more than 10% of world birds and half of Africa's are found here.There are 1156 recorded birds ,out of these austanding number 41 are endemics(IOC checklist)more than 800 are residents,4 are introduced,more than 200 are migrants and 56 are of global concern . This amazing country holds part of the several biomes endemic birds areas (EBAS)which is unrivalled anywhere else in the continent. Birds are randomly distributed and each specie has a characteristic geographical range which holds deferent speciality varies froms extremely small and  localised such as the Maasai-somali arid zone,zambian biome,lake endemic Beesly's lark to virtually worldwide Barn owl.At a local scale,bird distribution are determined largely by habitat types,from the icy capped mt kilimanjaro to the rolling grasslands of the great Serengeti plains to the Miombo woodlands of Mikumi National park to the Afrotropical Montane forest of the Eastern Arc mountains to the blue waters of the Indian ocean,there are always birds of a different feather. There are 6 Biomes restricted areas in Tanzania which host different specialities ,the Guinea-Congo tropical forest with 56 species,the Lake Victoria basin biome,the East coast with 11 species,the Afrotropical islands with 91 species,the Somali-Maasai arid zone with 77 species,the East-Coast with 26 species and the Zambezian biome etc etcwith 40 species.In addition there are 3 secondary endemic bird areas ,the South Western Tanzania swamps,the Kilombero flood plains and the dry woodlands of lake Victoria. Depending on what you want to see birding is pleasant all year round,for Palearctic migrants the best time is from September to April and for resident birds and other afromigrants any time of the year. Tanzania being a great place on the planet and a bird haven there is always something to excite and please a Birder.Our well trained team of expert and keen birders are waiting for you here to show you the beauty of this bird spectacle! For you guiding and excellent birding trips to Tanzania and the whole of east africa contact isaackilusu45@gmail.com he is one of the top bird guides in the region Karibu Tanzania
Edited by Isaac Kilusu on 2022-03-15 11:44
I'm ornithologist safaris guide in Tanzania. I will be your birds safaris guide once you're in Tanzania for birding trip. is one of africa top ornithological destination,Being the second most richest country in term of avifauna, it also host 41 endemic bird species(IOC checklist).There are several biomes which holds deferent speciality such as the Maasai-somali arid zone,zambian biome,lake Victoria basin biome,the East coast biome etc etc
Edited by Aminiel Phatael Ndamu on 2021-10-13 19:42
I'm ornithologist safaris guide in Tanzania. I will be your birds safaris guide once you're in Tanzania for birding trip. 

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