Mabamba Swamp Wetland Bay home of Shoebill Storks
Mabamba Swamp Wetland Bay is one of the Bird spotting areas in Uganda and commonly has bird watching safaris; Compared to other tourist destinations in Uganda which are somehow distant from the City. Mabamba Swamp is also famous for its habitat of the Shoebill Stork. Is just a short drive from Entebbe or Kampala, the Capital City of Uganda. Mabamba Bay is in Kasanje Sub-county in Wakiso District, about 50 kilometres south-west of Kampala.
This large Mabamba Swamp wetland is a home to so many units of birds, animals, bugs, fish; and also you can not see them anywhere else. The Shoebill Stork is part of that ecosystem, desiring the lonesomeness in these large marshes. Furthermore, there are gazelles specifically to adapt the hovering flora.
After Breakfast in the Morning, you are picked up from Kampala or Entebbe by our representative. He briefs you about the 1 Day Mabamba Swamp Birding Tour and also transfers you to the swamp. The site is the most reachable for spotting the wild species of Shoebill Stork in the whole world. The Birding expedition tour is on the canoes in swampland channels.
A canoe voyage through the papyrus swamp in Mabamba Bay will take you in the undamaged wetland swamp attractions. Where you will have the uppermost chances of seeing Shoebill and other wetland specialist birds. Including the Saddle-billed Stork, African Jacana, Malachite Kingfisher and other swamp subjects or dwellers. Mabamba journey will offer you a chance to make your 1 Day Mabamba Swamp Birding Tour accustomed to one of Uganda’s stunning swamps.
The Mabamba Bay is a recent discovery and home to the most Birds. So as to see the shoebill that you look out for in the atmospheres and down on the wetland. However, other bird species at the bay are Papyrus Gonolek, White-winged-Warbler, Northern Brown-throated Weaver, yellow-backed weaver, Blue-headed Coucal and other swamp inhabitants.
Mabamba a Ramsar Site Wetland
In addition, Mabamba Bay Marshland has selected a Ramsar Site as a wetland of international importance in 2006. The wetland because it is home to rare and universally susceptible bird species. That is to say, the Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex), Papyrus Yellow Warbler, and the Blue Swallow (Hirundo atrocaerulea). The Sitatunga as well as other birds of global conservancy apprehension. Besides Murchison Falls National Park, Mabamba is the only site for the elusive Shoebill and you can see it anytime.
Afterwards, that afternoon after your bird watching adventure. Use a canoe to ride back on the land then transfer back to either Kampala or Entebbe.