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1 Day Birdwatching Tour in Mabira Forest, Uganda

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 8 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: Birdwatching  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 89 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 398 US Dollar (USD)

Mabira forest is a natural Habitat of 312 species of trees including the Diphasia angolensis which is not known elsewhere in Uganda and 5 species which are of international conservation concern, the Cordia Millenii, Milicia Excelsa, Irvingia gabonensis, Entandrophragma angolense, and Lovoa swynnertonii. The Warbhugia Ugandenesis which has medicinal properties and known to cure over forty ailments;and the vulnerable prunus Africana are also here. The forest also hosts a wide range of animals, including endangered primates. One primatologist recently confirmed the discovery of a new Primates Species very close to the Grey-checked Mangabey in this forest!

Day 1: Mabira Forest Reserve. After breakfast, we head to Mabira Forest Reserve. This is the biggest forest reserve closest to the city center and it is home to a good number of forest species with a record of over 300 bird recorded. The forest has well established trails among which include the Red-tailed Monkey, Turaco and the Butress trails. Birds like the Nahan’s Francolin which is an IUCN Red list’ endangered species, Lead-coloured flycatcher, Buff-spotted Woodpecker, Yellow-crested Woodpecker, Fire-crested and Brown-chested Alethes, Forest Robin, Red-caped Robin-chat, Black-shouldered Nightjar, Wood Warbler, White-throated Greenbul, Little Greenbul, white-spotted Fluftail, Red-headed Malimbe, Scaly-breasted Illadopsis, Yellow-billed Barbet, Yellow-spotted Barbet, Grey-throated Barbet, Hairy-breasted Barbet, Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird, Speckled Tinkerbird, Yellow-throated Tinkerbird, Blue-breasted Kingfisher, African Pygmy Kingfisher, Shining-blue Kingfisher, Tit Hylia, the White-shouldered and Dusky Tit, Black-bellied Seedcracker, Magpie Mannikin, Green Hylia, Yellow-whiskered Greenbul, Red-tailed Greenbul, White-spotted Flufftail, African Dusky Flycatcher, the Red-tailed and Green-tailed Bristlebills, name it, live here and are waiting to be watched by your eyes. In the evening, return to Kampala thus the end of Mabira Forest Birding Excursion.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Vehicle and fuel costs
- English-speaking driver/guide
- Forest entry
- Drinking water throughout.

Price Excludes:
- Meals and beverages
- Laundry fees
- Tips
- Entry visas
- Airport taxes
- Telephone calls
- Airfares to Uganda.

Please note: The given prices are based on shared occupancy in standard accommodation.

About This Supplier
Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Jan 2012

We emphasize quality bird watching tours: The primary aim of our guides is to show you those birds which are truly remarkable and elusive; the likes of the endemics, restricted-range, endangered, vulnerable and threatened. A tour guide is a very important part of any tour; our guides are chosen very carefully on...

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