3 Days Birding in Lake Mburo National Park Itinerary Guide
3 Days Birding in Lake Mburo National Park Itinerary Guide. Among the best locations in Uganda for a birding safari that also includes wildlife, Lake Mburo National Park is the destination of this three-day bird viewing tour. For birdwatchers, this park—the nearest to Kampala—is paradise. You may see so many different kinds of birds in this area. Fly over a variety of habitats, including wetlands, lakes, savannah, undulating hills, and acacia trees. The Shoebill Stork, White-winged Warblers, Black-billed Barbets, Crested Francolins, and more than 313 species of birds have been documented in this park!
Birding Uganda – Rwakobo Rock and Lake Mburo National Park
Detailed itinerary of 3 Days Birding in Lake Mburo
Day 1: Birding in Lake Mburo National Park
Our birding trip/safari today will depart from each of your accommodations at the crack of dawn. We will be stopping at several locations along the way to keep an eye out for specific bird species and their rarely visited habitats. Among the interesting species on this transfer are the Wolly-Necked Stork, the Lilac Breasted Roller, and the Ruffaous Bellied Heron. While in Uganda on this birding route, you should definitely make a pit stop at the equator for some photos and to stretch.
Day 2: Full Day Birding in Lake Mburo National Park
LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK DOCUMENTARY (Whispers of the wild)
Morning birding on foot along the park trails with an armed ranger then back to our lodge for breakfast, after this we proceed for a game and birding drive which gives us higher chances of viewing mammals like the Zebras, Impalas, Elands, Topis, Buffaloes among others, as we do birding we focus our attention on the search for the Red Faced Barbet, Coqui Francolin, Brown Chested Plover, Tabora Cisticola, Lesser Blue Eared Starling, Buff Bellied Warbler, Red Headed Weaver, Black Shouldered Cuckoo Shrike, Sulpher Breasted Bush-shrike, Green Capped Eremomela, Bare faced Go-away-bird, Red Billed Wood Hope and more acacia associated birds, in the afternoon we go for a boat ride in search for the African Finfoot, White Backed and Black Crowned Night Herons, Giant Kingfisher etc back to the lodge
Day 3: Birding to Entebbe
Whether or not we go birding today is dependent on when we take off and where we spend the night. Good sites exist, and we mostly search for species that were overlooked, such as the Papyrus gonolek.
End of the 3 Days Birding in Lake Mburo Itinerary