Bird Species In Mabira Forest : Mabira forest is usually visited as a stopover for travellers that are making their way to Jinja city to watch the source of River Nile, mahatma Ghandi bronze bust which commemorates his life. It should be noted that the forest will give you access to about 200 bird species but in this article, we are going to give you an insight of the different most common bird species that can be seen when you embark on your birding safari in Uganda. Visiting Mabira forest to participate in birding will give you the chance to explore a number of different bird species as you enjoy the beautiful scenery as you hike through the forests in the park. 

Bird Species In Mabira Forest


1 Nahan’s Partridge Ptilopachus nahani
2 Sabine’s Spinetail Rhaphidura sabini
3 Cassin’s Spinetail Neafrapus cassini
4 Gray Crowned-Crane Balearica regulorum
5 African Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia microscelis
6 Shoebill Balaeniceps rex
7 Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus
8 Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos
9 Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus
10 White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus
11 Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus
12 Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
13 Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
14 Forest Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus castaneiceps
15 /European Bee-eater/ Merops apiaster
16 Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera
17 Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus
18 Lowland Sooty Boubou Laniarius leucorhynchus
19 Yellow Longbill Macrosphenus flavicans
20 Gray Longbill Macrosphenus concolor
21 Tit-hylia Pholidornis rushiae
22 Tabora Cisticola Cisticola angusticauda
23 African Yellow-Warbler Iduna natalensis
24 Yellow-streaked Greenbul Phyllastrephus flavostriatus
25 Uganda Woodland-Warbler Phylloscopus budongoensis
26 Red-tailed Ant-Thrush Neocossyphus rufus
27 Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus
28 Orange Weaver Ploceus aurantius
29 Marsh Widowbird Euplectes hartlaubi
30 Magpie Mannikin Spermestes fringilloides

There are a number of different activities that you can embark on for a memorable safari experience like zip lining, nature walks that will help you explore a number of different attractions that the country has to follow for an amazing Uganda safari.

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