1 Day Mabamba Swamp Shoebill Tour

1 Day Mabamba Swamp Shoebill Tour, A part from being a great habitat for many different bird species, Mabamba swamp is home to the most rare and sought for birds in the world i.e. the shoe billed stork. This one day tour will give you an opportunity for a close encounter with the eccentric Shoe bill at Mabamba.

The Wetlands were designated as a Ramsar Site as of international importance in 2006 being home to the rare and globally threatened Shoe billed stork. Today, the shoe billed stork is one of the most popular tourism destinations in Uganda.

List of Bird Species one may spot at Mabamba Swamp

  • Shoebill Stork
  • Long Tailed Cormorant
  • African Fish Eagle
  • African Jacana
  • Marsch Sand Piper
  • Yellow Billed Duck
  • Common Sand Piper
  • Wood sand Piper
  • Purple Heron
  • Common Moorhen
  • Common Squacco Heron
  • Black Headed Heron
  • White Winged Black tern
  • Northern Brown Throated Weaver bird
  • Black Headed Weaver bird
  • Grey Headed Kingfisher
  • Yellow Backed Weaver bird
  • Vieilliots Black Weave bird
  • Pied kingfisher
  • Malachite Kingfisher
  • Purple Swamphen
  • Carruther’s Cisticola
  • Winding Cisticola
  • Swamp Fly Catcher
  • Blue Breasted Bee-eater
  • Long Toed lapwing
  • African Marsh harrier
  • Papyrus Gonolek

Trip highlights



Day 1 - Full Itinerary for 1 Day Mabamba Swamp Shoebill Tour
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