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Shoebill Stork at Mabamba Swamp – day trip

During this Shoebill Stork day trip we head out into Mabamba swamp in search for the prehistoric looking Great Shoebill stork as well as bird for other interesting sights. With its special looks the stork is a bird that interests many visitors.

shoebill stork day trip

THIS SHOEBILL STORK DAY TRIP INCLUDES:

  • Mabamba Swamp

Day by day itinerary for our Shoebill stork in Mabamba swamp day trip:

DAY 1: MABAMBA SWAMP FOR GREAT SHOEBILL STORK EXPERIENCE

Your guide picks you up in Entebbe or Kampala the morning as we start the journey toward Mabamba Swamp a bit south of Entebbe for our Shoebill stork in Mabamba Swamp day trip. If you are lucky we might make some interesting sightings of birds along the way.

 

When reaching Mabamba swamp we go out in a small boat to search for the rare Shoebill stork, lesser jacana, marsh harriers, African pygmy-goose, whistling ducks if its the right season the blue swallow, blue breasted bee eater plus many more aquatic birds of Uganda. Hopefully we can finish the experience off with having made a sighting of the Great shoebill stork. Your guide then takes you back as we finish the Shoebill stork in Mabamba Swamp day trip.

 

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Shoebill birding
Shoebill Stork day trip
Shoebill Stork day trip
Shoebill Stork day trip
Shoebill Stork day trip
Shoebill Stork day trip

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Included: Accommodation, meals, safari car, fuel, guide, park entries, gorilla permits (if applicable) and activities mentioned in the itinerary. Plus water in the car and a couple of fruits along the way.

Excluded: International flights, visas, drinks, tips and personal expenses.

Accommodation: In general accommodation mentioned in the itinerary is good places on budget to mid-range level (with the exception of luxury safaris). The accommodation can be adapted to your price range of budget, mid-range or luxury. Of-course a mix is also possible. Take a look here for links to the website’s of the lodges we regularly work with.

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shoebill stork birding

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shoebill stork birding

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Shoebill Stork day trip

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