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Game reserves of Kyambura and Kigezi - Uganda

Kyambura game reserve and Kigezi wildlife reserve cover an area of 154 and 256 sq. km and belong to the same ecosystem of the Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Kyambura Gorge created by the Kyambura river is 16 km long and 100 meters deep. Kyambura river gorge protects a chimpanzee community in a restricted territory and it is the only place in the park to observe chimpanzee habituated to human presence. Moreover, black and white colobus, vervet monkeys and olive baboons are present.

In Kyambura Gorge, there are many species of birds like Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), African Finfoot (Podica senegalensis) and Black Bee-eater (Merops gularis).

Kigezi wildlife reserve is made by plains, savannas and forests. With its rich wildlife it fosters the presence of games in the Queen Elizabeth National Park. There are: elephants, buffaloes, bushbucks, topi, waterbucks and others.