Bird Watching

The bird life around Lake Victoria and Mfangano Island is spectacular, with over 350 different species identified throughout.


Lake Victoria

Guests can join our resident ornithologist on bird watching trips both on foot and by boat around the island. It is possible to see the majestic Fish Eagles nesting in the giant fig trees along the lakeshore. Colourful Kingfishers, Bee-Eaters, Weavers and Swallows are also resident around the Camp. Bird watching around the Lake is exciting for both keen ornithologists and beginners as there is such a wide variety of different birds to see. Guests at all Governors’ Camp properties are provided with our own comprehensive bird list which will help you to keep a record of all of the wonderful birds that you have seen.