Mt. Elgon National Park
Mount Elgon is complete with wild animals and popular destinations for nature lovers and has remained an exclusive domain of serious backpacker because good birding trails. The high extinct volcanic mountain is an important watershed and its slopes support a rich variety of altitudinal vegetation zones, ranging from montane forest to high open moorland studded with the other worldly giant lobelia and groundsel plants. The recent construction of the Forest Exploration Center at Kapchorwa is allowing birders access to excellent montane forest extension that includes the localities for Fox’s weaver and the arid savanna around Moroto.