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TONO DAM

GHANA

Navrongo, Upper East Region (W)

Lat: 10°52′57′′N 1°09′31′′W, 2,590 ha (reservoir), 178 m ()

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

 

Birding Site Guide

This site is accessed by a minor road from Navrongo (Tumu-Navrongo road) which skirts the SE area of the reservoir. The dam is over 2 km long. The surrounding plains are savanna.

 

Species

Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos, Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis, Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago, Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus, European Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur, Mourning Collared-Dove Streptopelia decipiens, Namaqua Dove Oena capensis, Northern Red-billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus, Yellow Penduline-Tit Anthoscopus parvulus, Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita, Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta, African Yellow White-eye Zosterops senegalensis, Whinchat Saxicola rubetra, Chestnut-bellied Starling Lamprotornis pulcher, Bronze-tailed Starling Lamprotornis chalcurus, White-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis albirostris, Speckle-fronted Weaver Sporopipes frontalis, Little Weaver Ploceus luteolus, Vitelline Masked-Weaver Ploceus vitellinus, Zebra Waxbill Sporaeginthus subflavus, Black-faced Quailfinch Ortygospiza atricollis and some more.

 

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

 

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