Tanzania is famous for its national parks and conservation areas like the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, and the various parks in the Eastern Arc Mountains, which provide excellent opportunities for birdwatching. The country is home to over 1,100 bird species, making it one of Africa's premier birdwatching destinations. Whether you're a seasoned birder or a novice, Tanzania offers a wide range of avian biodiversity to explore and appreciate.
Some highlights include the Secretary Bird - a striking and unmistakable bird of prey known for its long legs and crest of quills, often found in savannas. The superb starling is known for its iridescent plumage and is found in savanna and woodland areas and the grey-crowned crane has a crown of golden feathers, often seen in grasslands and wetlands. You can find the yellow-billed stork wading through the rivers or wetlands with a distinctive yellow bill, and th iconic bird of prey the African Fish Eagle is often seen near lakes and rivers, where it hunts for fish.