Birding in Semliki National park can never be exciting without sighting these beautiful birds. Tips: Make sure you spend considerable amount of time birding the forest edge along the Bundibugyo road before you enter the forest. Most of the forest specials can easily be seen here

 Orange-cheeked waxbill in Semliki national parkthe Orange-cheeked waxbill bill was originally known to a restricted range species only known to occur in the lowlands of Bujumbura, capital of Burundi. However, in recent years this has changed as records haev consistently shown that the species is actually a resident at Semliki. They are nrmally in groups of 3-7, foraging together with bronze mannikins in wet talls grasses at the forest edge in semliki along the main road