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6 Days Shoebill and Lake Mburo Birding Safari

Shoebill Birding Safaris Uganda, Shoebill Stork Tours

6 Days Shoebill and Lake Mburo Birding Safari

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  • Departure/Return Location
    Entebbe

Tour Plan

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Day 1- Arrival for Uganda Birding Tour

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport, transfer to the Hotel. Depending on the time of arrival, we bird Entebbe Botanical Gardens.

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Day 2- Shoebill Search

After breakfast with packed lunch aboard, your birding experience to the Mabamba Swamps will start. Bird along the way to where birding in Uganda is done canoeing on a significant scale for waterfowl, and in the evening, the search for woodland and open grassland species will start around Mabamba bay.

A variety of species for your eyes to catch sight of include; The elusive Shoebill, Papyrus Gonolek, White-faced Whistling-duck, Fulvous Whistling Duck, Goliath Heron, Purple Heron, Common Squacco Heron, Long-toed Plover, African water Rail, Grey and Black-headed Herons, Striated Heron, Pygmy Goose, Yellow-billed Duck, Black Crake, Swamp Moorhen, Allen's Gallinule, African Jacana,Rufous-naped Lark, Flappet Lark, Mosque Swallow (monteiri race), Weyn's Weaver, White-shouldered Tit, Sand Martin, Brown Snake-Eagle, Eurasian Hobby, Tropical Boubou, Striped Kingfisher, Common Stonechat, Little Bee-eater, Red-chested Cuckoo, Klass’s Cuckoo, Diedrick Cuckoo, White-browed and the Senegal Coucals, Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird, Yellow White-eye, common and black-capped Waxbill and over a hundred other bird species are a must-see for a hardcore or lucky birder. You could also see a swamp antelope, the Sitatunga and much more of wildlife.

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Day 3-Birding Tour to L. Mburo National Park In Uganda

After breakfast, with packed lunch, we bird to the best choice place to find the African Finfoot: Lake Mburo National Park. Have a short stop at the Equator for an informative talk and a photographic opportunity. During the journey, we will have several stop-overs to catch some species in the bushes and papyrus swamps aside the road for papyrus endemics while you look at the beautiful scenery. On checking in, we will go for an evening game drive for some bird species and a variety of mammals, for example, Warthogs, Zebras, Elephants and many others.

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Day 4- Birdwatching Lake Mburo National Park of Uganda

Have an early morning breakfast before going birdwatching in a game car, bird and return for lunch then later go for a boat ride in search for the African Finfoot, Coqui, and the Red-winged Francolins, Blue-spotted Wood Dove, Brown Parrot, Barefaced Go-away bird, Harlequin and Blue Quails, Common Button Quail, White-headed and Black-billed Barbet, Greenwood Hoopoe, Common Scimitarbill, Blue-napped Mousebird, Blue-breasted and Shining-blue Kingfishers, Lilac-breasted Roller, African-grey Hornbill, the Nubian, Buff-spotted, Brown-eared, and the Grey Woodpeckers, Trilling, Stout, and Wing-snapping Cisticolas, Red-necked Spurfowl, Black-bellied Bustard, Temminck’s Courser, African-wattled Plover Rufous napped and Flappet larks, Rufous-chested Swallow ,Yellow-throated Longclaw, Black-winged Bishop, Chubb’s, Carruther’s and a number of other Cisticolas, the Lesser and Great Swamp Warblers, Black Crake, Common Squacco, Striated, Goliath, Purple, Black-headed, Grey, and Black-headed Herons, Great White and Pink-backed Pelicans, the African Fish Eagle, among others.

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Day 5: Birding to Entebbe

Have an early breakfast, go for a game drive for more species possibly missed out the previous days while we bird to Masaka for our lunch before birding back to Entebbe.

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Day 6: Departure - End of Tour

Depending on the time of your flight, your bird guide transfers you to the airport for departure

Tour Highlights

Departs: Entebbe International Airport Tour Length: 6 Days Focus: Birding Key Species: Shoebill Stork, Orange Weaver, Papyrus Gonolek, African Finfoot, Red-faced Barbet, and the Papyrus Yellow Warbler Expected # of birds: 220 Species Birding Pace: Relaxed Physical Difficulty: Easy Group Limit: Maximum 8 Bird Photography: Worthwhile

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