The Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is a community development enterprise located in Magombe swamp on the fringe of Kibale National Park. Bigodi is a birder's paradise with over 200 bird species including the Great Blue Turaco.
The sanctuary is also recognized for an extensive array of biodiversity and 8 primate species including the red colobus monkey, baboon, black & white colobus monkey, blue monkey grey cheeked, mangabey, vervet monkey, red tailed monkey and the L’Hoest monkey. Additional mammals also visit this swamp from the adjacent Kibale National Park.
Bigodi is also a great example of a community-based approach to natural resources management ensuring both local residents and tourism benefit economically.