The park has variations of altitude and habitat types, there by supporting a variety of species of trees, butterflies and birds. River Ivi trail is the longest in the park and is recommended for bird lovers
Bwindi forest has 346 species of birds and contains 90% of all Albertine rift endemics. Experienced birdwatchers can spot 100 species of birds per day. Visit Ruhija and Buhoma for good bird views. There are over 200 species of butter flies in Bwindi forest national park. Tourists can not only visit Bwindi for Mountain Gorillas but the place is also a bird watchers haven.