Lake Mburo National Park is a gem of a park, its landscapes are varied and a short drive is alive with interest and colour. You will pass a gallery forest, open savanna and acacia woodland, rock kopjes, seasonal and permanent swamps, and open water as you search for the wealth of wildlife they support. This includes species such as Impala, Burchel’s Zebra and Eland that are not found elsewhere in western Uganda.
The varied habitats in Lake Mburo National Park support an impressive variety of wildlife including 68 mammal species, common ones being the Topi, Warthog, Buffalo, Oribi, Defesa Waterbuck and Reedbuck. Leopard and Hyena are also present while Hippo and Crocodile are found in the Lake.
Lake Mburo National Park has also a very respectable bird list with around 315 species recorded including the Shoebill, Papyrus yellow warbler, African fin foot, Saddle billed stork, Brown chested wattled plover, Carruther’s cisticola, Tabora cisticola, Great snipe, Abyssinian ground hornbill and White winged warbler.