Lake Mburo National Park Photo Gallery

Lake Mburo National Park is Uganda's second-smallest park, 100 square miles. It has a wealth of acacia-associated bird species in open savannah and woodland dominated by thorny acacia trees.

Cape buffalo, Syncerus caffer caffer

Common warthog, Phacochoerus africanus

Defassa waterbuck, Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa

Unstriped ground squirrel, Xerus rutilus

African pied wagtail, Motacilla aguimp

African pipit, Anthus cinnamomeus

Lilac-breasted roller, Coracias caudatus

White-browed coucal, Centropus superciliosus

Wattled lapwing, Vanellus senegallus

Crested barbet, Trachyphorus vaillantii

Red-necked spurfowl, Pternistis afer

Lake Mburo has several mammal species not easily observable elsewhere in Uganda, including impalas and elands.

Impala, Aepyceros melampus

Eland, Taurotragus oryx

It is the only park in Uganda that has zebras, though it lacks elephants.

Common zebra, Equus quagga

Longhorned African Ankole cattle are grazed in the park.


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Last modified 18 August 2022