Entebbe Sewage Pond

The sewage treatment pond is an excellent spot for waders and well worth a visit during the migration period.

Take the road from Entebbe towards the international airport and turn right 1.3km past the memorial (which is 200m past the white clock tower).
Follow the track and turn right again onto the small dirt road after the second house and follow it all the way to the end.

Due in part to their accessibility, the areas around Entebbe have received much attention from resident and visiting ornithologists over the years and now boast a long list of rarities. Greater sand plover, Great Black- headed Gull and Tawny Pipit are all known from Uganda on the basis of single records from the Entebbe airport, whilst Little ringed plover, common Tern,

European turtle dove, Eurasian Nightjar and Eurasian Wryneck are other rarities recorded from the Entebbe area. The recently recognized heuglin’s gull (formerly considered a race of herring gull) is a regular vagrant and there are numerous recent sight records of slender –billed gull from the wetlands near the airport.

Please note that on your birding trip, you may need birding binoculars, an othinology book for better indentification of Uganda birds.

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