Mabamba Swamp where shoebill storks are found.

The Swamp is found just outside of Kampala city about 1hr:20minutes of drive time with access on Masaka or Entebbe road. Mabamba swamp is an arm of lake Victoria connecting the main fishing village of Busi Island. The swamp lies near a relatively small village of Kasanje town with a few hills sarrounding the entire swamp with fishing as the main activity catching mostly Tilapia and lungfish in the small streams of the mainly papyrus grass covered swamp.

shoebill storks at Mabamba Swamp

Most of the visitors to the or will board the wooden boats in search of mainly the Shoebill Stork which usually hides in the water weed to feed on the fish from the moving water in the swamp. The Shoebill stays in the papyrus but will also rarely stay on land overlooking water. Some other birds of interest in the swamp are the African and lesser Jacannas, Pied Kingfishers, the African Pygmie goose and the blue breasted bea eaters.

Each wooden boat at Mabamba Swamp will carry atleast 3 - persons for easy with a birding guide and a boat captain and each session will take atleast 3hrs depending on the luck of the day but a full day birding excursion is also done.

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