Mabira Forest Reserve - Rain Forest

This is the closest Reserve to Kampala City and supports over 300 species. Mabira's strength lies in large number of birds which can be seen a short distance from the visitor centre

The Key Species include; Nahan's Francolin, Cassin's Hawk Eagle, Forest Wood Hoopoe, Pied Hornbill, Purple-throated Cuckoo Shrike, Green-tailed Bristlebill, Sooty Boubou, Weyn's Weaver

Other important species that can be seen are; green, Little Green, Blue-throated Brown, Green-throated, Olive-bellied and Superb Sunbirds, Black-throated Apalis, African Blue Flycatcher, Red-headed Malimbe, Western Black-headed Oriole, Grey-throated, Yellow-spotted, Hairy-breasted and Yellow-billed Barbets.


  • The Mabamba Bay on the shores of Lake Victoria for the "Elusive" Shoebill Stork
  • The Maramagambo Forest
  • The banks of River Nile
  • The Moroto areas
  • The Entebbe Botanical Gardens

Eco-Specialists Tours Uganda Limited has some of the best bird guides in Uganda who have knowledge on different ecosystems in Uganda and on many occasions interacted with different bird watchers including Twitchers.
Have a chance to bird with Ibrahim Senfuma and Robert Kungujje who have been birding for the last 10 years. BIRD UGANDA WITH ECO-SPECIALISTS TOURS.