MOUNTAIN ELGON NATIONAL PARK Uganda with the largest volcanic base
Mountain Elgon is located on the mountain Elgon which has the largest volcanic base in the whole world at 4,000km². Mountain Elgon demarcates Uganda and Kenya. The mountain’s cool heights offer respite from the hot plains below, with the higher altitudes providing a refuge for flora and fauna.
This mountain protects over 300 species of birds species encountered here include Hartlaub’s Turaco, Eastern Bronze-napped Pigeon, Lemon Dove, Dusky-Turtle Dove, African Hill Babbler, Alpine Chat, Black- throated Wattle-eye, Mountain Yellow Warbler, Thick-billed Honey