The area on and around Kabula Island abounds in bird life with more than 200 species recorded.

The large and formidable Pel's Fishing Owl, which is not intimidated by humans, is a regular visitor to the area, as are Fish Eagle, various species of Cormorants and other water birds, Herons, Schalow's Lourie, Honeyguides, Eagles and other birds of prey, Parrots, Hornbill, Dikkops, Plovers and numerous others, including:

African Finfoot
African Golden Oriole
African Skimmer
Black Coucal
Bradfield's Hornbill
Brown Firefinch
Copper Sunbird
Eastern Nicator
Greater Painted Snipe
Grey Headed Kingfisher
Grey Headed Parrot
Half Collared Kingfisher
Lesser Jacana
Lilac Breasted Roller
Narina Trogon
Olive Woodpecker
Pel's Fishing Owl
Pennant Winged Nightjar
Rock Pratincole
Rufous Bellied Heron
Schalow's Turaco
Swamp Nightjar
Tree Pipit
Western Banded Snake Eagle
White Backed Night Heron
White Browed Coucal
White Crowned Lapwing
Visitors can also expect to be woken every morning by the flock of Ground Hornbills which have taken up residence on the outskirts of the lodge.
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