Mammals found Volcanoes National Park

Mammals found in Volcanoes National Park

Mammals found in Volcanoes National Park- This park is a rich species diversity park harboring several and unique mammal species in Rwanda.  The most popular species in Volcanoes National Park are Endangered Mountain Gorillas and Golden monkeys. These primate species are more recognized than any other species in volcanoes National park because they are rare and can only be found here in Rwanda. There are several other mammals found in Volcanoes national park although they are difficult to spot because of the highly rugged terrain, thick and dense forests that characterize the park.  However several encounters and nature walks through the forested parks has proved that there are the existence of Forest elephants, buffaloes, duikers, spotted hyenas, forest hogs, bushbucks, Vervet monkeys, and other several primates that inhabit the forest

Birds of Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National park provides an important birding area destination in Rwanda. The fact that the park is close to the East African Rift and the magnificent Lake Kivu, there is no doubt that these features play a key role in attracting the bird species to Volcanoes National Park. Volcanoes National park in Rwanda features over 200 bird species some of which are endemic to the Albertine Rift. Some of the bird species in volcanoes National park include the Ruwenzori double collared sunbird, red-faced woodland warbler, Rwenzori Batis, Rwenzori turaco,  and Archer’s Ground robin.