Destination Kivu Belt

Birding at One & Only Nyungwe House

Our luxury resort is surrounded by the iconic Nyunge National Park, home to more than 300 bird species, including 29 Albertine Rift endemics and the quasi-endemic Red-collared Mountain Babbler.

At your own pace, you can immerse yourself in the sounds of nature and discover more than 100 birds in our garden, including Stuhlman’s Starling, Tullberg’s Woodpecker, Rwenzori and the Great Blue Turacos. Or, with our expert guides, you can wander into an unforgettable journey in the heart of the forest, spotting beautiful and charismatic birds of the wild.

Our birdwatching checklist offers you a glimpse of the diverse species of birds you can find in our Resort.

Bird List

African (Western) Citril
African Dusky Flycatcher
African Golden-breasted Bunting
African Green-Pigeon
African Paradise-Flycatcher
African Pied Crow
African Pied Wagtail
African Common Stonechat
African Yellow white-eye
African-crowned eagle
Angola Swallow
Baglafecht Weaver
Banded Prinia
Barn Swallow
Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo
Bar-tailed Trogon
Black-billed Turaco
Black Cuckooshrike
Black Saw-wing
Black-and-white Mannikin
Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill
Black-billed Weaver
Black-crowned Waxbill
Black-throated Apalis
Bronze Mannikin
Bronze Sunbird
Brown-capped Weaver
Brown-throated Wattle-eye
Chestnut-throated Apalis
Chinspot Batis
Chubb’s Cisticola
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater
Collared Sunbird
Common Buzzard
Crowned Hornbill
Dark-capped (Common) Bulbul
Dusky Crimsonwing
Elliot’s Woodpecker 
European Bee-eater
European Honey-buzzard
Fawn-breasted Waxbill
Golden-tailed Woodpecker
Great Blue Turaco
Great Sparrohawk
Great-spotted Cuckoo
Green-headed Sunbird
Grey Apalis
Grey Cuckoo-shrike
Grey-backed Fiscal
Grey- headed Bush-shrike
Grey-headed Kingfisher
Grey-headed Negrita
Hadada Ibis
Lead-colloured Flycatcher
Lesser Honeyguide
Levaillant’s cuckoo
Little Sparrowhawk
Long-crested Eagle
Luidhers Bush-shrike
Mackinnon’s Fiscal
Mountain Buzzard
Mountane Oriole
Mountain-masked Apalis
Narina Trogon
Northern (Common) Fiscal
Northern Double-collared Sunbird
Olive Thrush
Pin-tailed Whydah
Purple-breasted Sunbird
Red capped robin-chat
Red-eyed Dove
Red-faced Crimsonwing
Red Rumped Swallow
Red-throated Alethe
Ring-necked Dove
Rock Martin
Ross’s Turaco
Rufous-breasted Goshawk
Rwenzori Batis
Rwenzori Double-collared Sunbird
Rwenzori Nightjar
Scarlet-chested Sunbird
Shelley’s Greenbul
Siffling Cisticola
Slender-bellied Starling
Slender-billed Greenbull
Snowy-headed Robin-chat
Speckled Mousebird
Spotted Flycatcher
Streaky Seedeater
Stuhlman’s Starling
Tambourine dove
Thick-billed Seed-eater
Tullberg’s Woodpecker
Variable Sunbird
Violet-backed Starling
Waller’s Starling
White-breasted Nigrita
White Headed Woodhoopoe
White-browed Crombec
White-browed Robin-chat
White-chinned Prinia
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher
White-naped Raven
White-tailed Ant-thrush
White-tailed Blue-flycacther
Yellow-fronted Canary
Yellow-bellied Waxbill
Yellowbill (Blue Malkoha)
Yellow-eyed Black Flycatcther
Yellow-rumped Tinker-bird
Yellow-whiskered Greenbull


Ibere rya Bigogwe
Ibere Rya Bigogwe

Ibere rya Bigogwe is an area with green rolling hills with cows where visitors experience traditional Rwandan life, hike and enjoy the views.

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