1 Day Mabamba Swamp Birding Encounter

The Mabamba birding encounter commences early in the morning after breakfast when birders head to the west of Kampala 50km to the shores of Lake Victoria.

The drive opens you to sights of various birds en route such as; White-winged Warbler, Yellow-backed Weaver, Papyrus Gonolek, Blue-headed Coucal, Northern Brown-throated Weaver among others. The Papyrus swamp with narrow water channels is explored on canoe and the major catch of the day is the rare shoe bill stork. The swamp also offers possible sights of;-

  • Swamp Flycatcher
  • African Water Rail
  • African Purple Swamp-hen
  • Common Moorhen
  • African Jacana
  • Lesser Jacana
  • African Pygmy Goose
  • Squacco
  • White-faced Whistling-duck
  • Rufous-bellied and Purple Heron
  • Winding Cisticola
  • Blue-breasted Bee-eater
  • Goliath Heron
  • Black Crake
  • Hamerkop
  • African Marsh Harrier
  • Malachite and Pied Kingfishers
  • Yellow-billed Duck
  • Common Waxbill
  • Blue-headed Cuckoo
  • Intermediate Egret
  • Fan-tailed Widowbird
  • Long-toed Lapwing
  • Osprey
  • Red-billed Fire-finch and African Pied Wagtail

The encounter requires you to depart with packed lunch. In the evening you will return to Kampala to mark the end of one day Mabamba tour.

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