Mabamba Swamp is one of the great bird habitats that Uganda is gifted to have had. Positioned on the shores of Lake Victoria, the swamp had a rich dwelling that does not only support the native birds but also counts of migratory birds that are always there in various seasons of the year.
Its proximity to Kampala and Entebbe makes it perfect for one day encounter. Transfer after an early breakfast to Mabamba swamp which is about 50kms west of Kampala.
On your way to the destination and at the destination, you will have opportunities of encountering White Shouldered Tit, Papyrus Gonolek, Red Cap, White Winged Warbler, Western Banded Snake Eagle, Weyns Weaver and White Spotted Fluftail.
Bird Species on Mabamba Swamp
Mabamba swamp offers ideal encounters with the rare and endangered shoebill stork along with other species like Allen’s and Purple Gallinule, Jacanas, Grey herons, Ruffaus Squaco, Purple and Goliath Heron, Bellied Heron, the Pallid Harrier which is globally threatened and migrant species of blue swallow, egrets, ducks among others. The bird encounter is done on a canoe where you also have opportunity of encountering the elusive Sitatunga Antelope. You will retire and transfer back to Kampala. End of safari