Lake Mburo

Lake Mburo National Park is dominated by tall grass savanna dotted with Acacia and Euphorbia trees. Dense thorn thickets occur along the watercourses.

The park contains an extensive area of wetland, harbors several species of mammals and a great bird population. Its sculptured landscape with rolling grassy hills and idyllic lakeshores has a varied mosaic of habitats ranging from forest galleries; rich acacia tree valleys, to seasonal and permanent swamps, which all support a wealth of wildlife.

Birding in Lake Mburo, Uganda.>Common conspicuous birds encountered whilst driving towards Rwonyo Camp, the park headquarters include; Crested Francolin, Red-necked Spurfowl, Arrow marked Babler, Emerald spotted wood Dove, Brown Parrot, Barefaced Go-away -bird. Blue-napped and Speckled Mousebird, Lilac-breasted and Broad-billed Roller, and Green Wood-hoopoe, common scimitarbill, African Grey Hornbill, Spot-flanked Barbet, Nubian Woodpecker, Trilling Cisticola, Yellow-Breasted Apalis, Northern Black Flycatcher, Chin-spot Batis, Greater Blue-eared starling and Marico sunbird. The woodland in the immediate vicinity of Rwonyo also supports many of these widespread species and others.