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BOBIRI FOREST RESERVE & BUTTERFLY SANCTUARY

GHANA

Kubease, Kumasi, Ashanti Region (C)

Lat: 6°41′03′′N 1°21′33′′W, 546,500 ha, 275 m ()

Protected/registered status 
Best Time for visit; anytime ()

 

Birding Site Guide

This reserve and butterfly Sanctuary is located about 30 km E of Kumasi, at the village of Kubease.

 

Species

Black Goshawk Accipiter melanoleucus, Long-tailed Hawk Urotriorchis macrourus, Black-throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster, Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis, Narina Trogon Apaloderma narina, Least Honeyguide Indicator exilis, Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus, Black-winged Oriole Oriolus nigripennis, Dusky Tit Melaniparus funereus, Forest Penduline-Tit Anthoscopus flavifrons, Black-capped Apalis Apalis nigriceps, Sharpe's Apalis Apalis sharpii, African Yellow White-eye Zosterops senegalensis, Little Flycatcher Muscicapa epulata, Chestnut-winged Starling Onychognathus fulgidus, Narrow-tailed Starling Poeoptera lugubris, Bronze Mannikin Spermestes cucullata, Black-and-white Mannikin Spermestes bicolor, Magpie Mannikin Spermestes fringilloides.

 

Other Fauna 

Over 400 species of butterfly.

 

Trips can be booked through Kwame Brown: 

Name /  Kwame Brown
Email  /  
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Company / Adventure Birding Tours Ghana
Website  /
 www.adventurebirdingtours.com
Number   / 233-554626748
Whatsapp / 233-271392937
Country  / Ghana
Province  / Tema  Accra
Interests  / Birdwatching, Twitching,  Photography, Adventure, Culture, Bespoke, Walking, Long walk, Tourist sites, Museum, Monument, Aboretum, Architecture appreciation and Sports.
Hotspots  / Parks, Forests, Reserves, Preserves, Conservations, Sanctuaries,  Mountains and Wetlands.
Sites     / Shai-hills, Sakumono Lagoon, Muni Lagoon, Winneba Plains, Kakum National Park and surroundings, Nsuta Forest, Ankasa Forest, Picathartes site, Bobiri Butterfly Sanctuary, Opuro Forest, Mole National Park, Tongo Hills, Tono Dam, Egyptian Plover site, Atewa Forest, Kalakpa Forest.

 

Author: Kwame Brown

www.birdingsiteguide.com