Prepare for an early morning departure as you embark on an exciting journey to Mabamba Wetland Ramsar site, a paradise for bird enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. This unique excursion is primarily dedicated to the quest for the elusive and majestic Shoebill Stork.
The Mabamba Wetland is a truly remarkable ecosystem, characterized by a labyrinth of channels, lagoons, and serene floating lilies. While your main objective is to spot the awe-inspiring Shoebill Stork, your adventure will introduce you to a plethora of other bird species that call this wetland home.
Keep your binoculars at the ready as you might catch sight of Carruthers' Cisticola, White Winged Warbler, and the distinctive Saddle-billed Stork. The wetland is also a habitat for African Pygmy Goose, the delicate Lesser Jacana, Common Squacco, Purple and Goliath Herons, Yellow-billed Egret, White-faced Whistling Duck, Yellow-billed Duck, Hottentot Teal, African Fish Eagle, Black Crake, African Jacana, Long-toed Plover, Grey-headed Gull, Gull-billed and White Winged Terns, Malachite and Pied Kingfishers, Blue-breasted Bee-eater, Cape Wagtail, Swamp Flycatcher, Winding Cisticola, Red-Chested Sunbird, and Fan-tailed Widowbird.
The highlight of this expedition is undoubtedly the prospect of encountering the magnificent Shoebill, a bird that commands reverence and fascination.
After an exhilarating morning of bird watching, you'll enjoy a hearty lunch at Nkima Forest Lodge. This rustic haven provides the perfect backdrop for relaxing and reflecting on your unforgettable wildlife encounters.
As the day winds down, you'll begin your return journey to Kampala or Entebbe, filled with the awe of nature's beauty.
Inclusive of: Return transportation and a guided canoe ride that ensures you get up close and personal with the wetland's avian residents. Essential supplies like water and fuel are also provided.
Excludes: Beverages, lunch, insurance, tips, gratuities, and items of a personal nature. Any other expenses not explicitly mentioned are not covered in the package.