Destination Kivu Belt

Birding at Kivu Serena Hotel

You can now enjoy birdwatching in our lush garden that expands to the shores of the pristine and calm Lake Kivu.

To date, 40 diverse species of birds are recorded in our garden, such as the Lesser Honeyguide, Double-toothed Barbet, Cardinal Woodpecker, Common Sandpiper, Great Cormorants, Pygmy and the Malachite Kingfishers.

We are a birder-friendly accommodation, and we ensure that our birding guests have the best possible birding experience.

We have trained and experienced birdwatching guides who can also offer other guiding experiences. Should you be interested, please contact our reception for more information. 

Our birdwatching checklist offers you a glimpse of the diverse species of birds you can find at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel.

Bird List

African Paradise Flycatcher
African Pied Crow
African Pied Wagtail
African Pygmy Kingfisher
African Thrush
Baglafecht Weaver
Black-crowned Waxbill
Black-headed Heron
Bronze Sunbird
Brown-throated Wattle-eye
Cardinal Woodpecker
Common Sandpiper
Common Waxbill
Dark-capped (Common) Bulbul
Double-toothed Barbet
Great Cormorant
Green-backed (Gray-backed) Camaroptera
Hadada Ibis
Hooded Vulture
Lesser Honeyguide
Little Swift
Northern Gray-headed Sparrow
Pied Kingfisher
Pin-tailed Wydah
Red-billed Firefinch
Red-eyed Dove
Sacred Ibis
Speckled Mousebird
Spectacled Weaver
Swamp Flycatcher
White-browed Robin-Chat
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher
White-naped Raven
White-tailed Blue Flycatcher
Yellow-billed Kite
Yellow-throated Greenbul


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