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OPURO FOREST

GHANA

Brong Ahafo or Ashanti Region (C)

Lat: 0°00′00′′N 0°00′00′′W, 0 ha, m ()

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

 

Birding Site Guide

This forest is located between Kumasi and Mole NP, north of Kumasi off the N10. It has excellent forest where a good selection of birds can be found.

Species

African Cuckoo-Hawk Aviceda cuculoides, Black Crake Zapornia flavirostra, Lesser Moorhen Gallinula angulata, Afep Pigeon Columba unicincta, Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata, Guinea Turaco Tauraco persa, Yellow-billed Turaco Tauraco macrorhynchus, Blue-headed Coucal Centropus monachus, Black Cuckoo Cuculus clamosus, African Gray Hornbill Lophoceros nasutus, African Pygmy-Kingfisher Ispidina picta, Blue-moustached Bee-eater Merops mentalis, Blue-headed Bee-eater Merops muelleri, Blue-headed Bee-eater Merops muelleri, Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus, Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis, Bearded Barbet Lybius dubius, Red-fronted Parrot Poicephalus gulielmi, Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher Bias musicus, Northern Puffback Dryoscopus gambensis, Fiery-breasted Bushshrike Malaconotus cruentus, Black-winged Oriole Oriolus nigripennis, Velvet-mantled Drongo Dicrurus modestus, Common House-Martin Delichon urbicum, Gray-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus, Western Bearded-Greenbul Criniger barbatus, Northern Crombec Sylvietta brachyura, Capuchin Babbler Turdoides atripennis, Forest Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas leucosticta, European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca, Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus, Black-winged Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus.

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, BSG

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