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Rich in biodiversity and beautiful scenery, the wetland is a birder’s paradise with about 200 species. Located outside the park in Magombe Swamp it also hosts seven species of primates including the black-and-white colobus, grey-cheeked mangabey, red-tailed, l’Hoest’s and blue monkeys, and olive baboons.

Out of the species of primates, you will be able to sight five including;

  1. Black and white colobus monkey
  2. Red colobus monkey
  3. Red-tailed monkey
  4. Grey-cheeked mangabey
  5. L’Hoest’s monkey

We were also able to record about 26 bird species including;

  1. Black-headed weavers
  2. Black and white mankinns
  3. White-throated bee eater
  4. Bronze mankinn
  5. Red chested cukoo
  6. African thrush
  7. Yellow white eye
  8. Brown-throated wattle eye
  9. Pin-tailed whydah
  10. Common bulbul
  11. Mosque swallow
  12. Great blue turaco
  13. Black and white casqued hornbill
  14. Little greenbul
  15. Purple-headed starling
  16. Tambourine dove
  17. Ross’ turaco
  18. Yellow-spotted barbet
  19. Snowy-headed robin chat
  20. White-spotted fluftail
  21. Red-bellied paradise flycatcher
  22. African green pegion
  23. Collared sunbird
  24. Woodland kingfisher
  25. Snowy-headed spurwing
  26. Red-eyed dove
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