3 Day Uganda Birding Bliss Tour

Combine 4 Ecosystems on this 3 Day Uganda Birding Bliss Tour!

By combining the four different ecosystems of swamp, lake, savannah and forest in 3 Days allows you to achieve a very large bird count on this short, but incredible birding tour in Uganda!

This tour has been specially crafted to accommodate the interests of a birding group looking to enjoy the special bird species of Uganda in a 3 Day period. Loaded with regional species, this Uganda birding tour will engage you in an experience of a lifetime. The locations and destinations have been specially selected to give you an opportunity to visit some of Uganda’s top locations that are filled with pure birding gems. The tour will take you far and wide crossing different habitats and giving you a feel of Uganda’s beauty!

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Brief Uganda Birding Tour Itinerary

Day 1 – Mabamba Swamp & Botanical Gardens

Early morning pick up and transfer to Mabamba swamp, a Ramser Site situated on the edges of Lake Victoria, hidden but with many unique and special birds on offer.

Afternoon transfer back to Entebbe for lunch and after we’ll take you birding around the botanical gardens, a diverse environment that has a lot of birds to offer. Evening Transfer to Lake Mburu National park.

Day 2 – Lake Mburo National Park

The early morning will be spent birdwatching in the park for special species such as the Wattled Starling, Northern Crombec, Lilac-breasted Roller, Red-necked Francolin, Bare-faced Go-away-bird among many more.

Day 3 – Lake Mburo National Park & Mpanga Forest

Morning spent in the park going on a boat trip looking for wetland and lake species such as Giant Kingfisher, African Fish Eagle, Shinning Blue Kingfisher among many more.

Early afternoon transfer to Mpanga Forest – a beautiful forest that holds up to 300 different bird species. Some of the highlights include the Yellow-throated Longclaw, Western Nicator, Little Greenbul, White-headed Sawwing, Winding Cisticola, Tawny-flanked Prinia, Black Cuckoo, Bronze Sunbird, Copper Sunbird, Green-headed Sunbird, Superb Sunbird, Scarlet-chested Sunbird, Variable Sunbird.

Arshley – SBC Lead Ornithology Guide, Uganda

Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill seen on our Uganda Birding Tours
Northern Double-collared Sunbird seen on our Uganda Birding Tours
See the Shoebill on our Uganda Birding Tours

Key Bird Species

Popular Species on this Uganda Birding Tour: Shoebill, Papyrus Gonolek, Shining Blue Kingfisher, Red-necked Francolin, Brubru

Below is a list of just a few bird species likely to be encountered on this tour!

Shoebill, Papyrus Gonolek, White-winged Warbler, Lesser Jacana, Blue Swallow, Purple Swamphen, Caruthers Cisticola, Lesser Moorhen, Long-tailed Cisticola, Brubru, Crested Barbet, Red-faced Barbet, Spur-winged Plover, Wattled Starling, Northern Crombec, Lilac-breasted Roller, Red-necked Francolin, Bare-faced Go-away-bird, Giant kingfisher, African Fish Eagle, Shinning Blue Kingfisher, Narina Trogon, Toro Olive Greenbul, Blue-throated Roller, Red-headed Malimbe, Cameron Sombre Greenbul, Hairy-breasted Barbet

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