Kahuzi-Biega National Park is one of the exceptional safari destinations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with diverse wildlife species thriving in its lush tropical rain-forest. It is remarkably one of unique parks where the Eastern Lowland gorillas and other wildlife co-exist.
Wildlife in Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park being one of the best Congo parks is known for its diverse species of wildlife including different species of primate including among others the Eastern Lowland gorillas, red tailed mangabeys, baboons, L’Hoest monkeys, blue monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys plus several other species of wildlife especially buffaloes, antelopes and forest elephants.
Birds in Kahuzi Biega National Park
Over 349 bird species can also be spotted on birding tour in Kahuzi-Biega National Park. 42 of the total bird species in this park Albertine rift endemic and they include among others Shelley’s crimson wing, Grauer’s broadbill, Rockefeller’s sunbird, Ruwenzori Turacos to mention but a few. This makes it a suitable destination for travelers who are birding enthusiasts. Most of these bird species are endemic to Albertine Rift and the Rwenzoris; some birds found here include the Rockefeller’s sunbird, Grauer’s broadbill, Ruwenzori Turaco, and Shelley’s crimsoning.
Other notable inhabitants include 69 endangered reptiles and 44 amphibian species, a gorilla safari to Kahuzi-Biega national park will truly leave you with a lifetime memorable experience.