Mabira forest is situated about 45Km from Kampala city and is home to different bird species, beautiful butterflies, red-tailed monkeys jumping from one tree to another and the rare Mangabeys . Mabira Forest covers an area of about 300sqkm of land and was gazzetted as a forest reserve in 1932.

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Mabira forest is home to 315 species of Bird like the Nahan's Francolin, cassin Hawk Eagle, the forest wood hoope, the purple throated cuckoo, the tit hylia, the red headed blue bill, the black bellied seed cracker, the shinning blue king fisher and many more. Some of these species can only be found in Mabira forest and no where else.

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