Doryumu, Shai Osudoku District, Greater Accra (N)

Lat:  5°54′N 0°4′W, 4,700 ha, 239 m ()

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


Birding Site Guide

Shai Hills Resources Reserve is located 17 km W of the capital Accra on the Tema-Akosombo road.



Stone Partridge Ptilopachus petrosus, Double-spurred Francolin Pternistis bicalcaratus, Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis, Ovampo Sparrowhawk Accipiter ovampensis, Black-bellied Bustard Lissotis melanogaster, African Crake Crecopsis egregia, Temminck's Courser Cursorius temminckii, Vinaceous Dove Streptopelia vinacea, Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea, Levaillant's Cuckoo Clamator levaillantii, Chestnut Owlet Glaucidium castaneum, Green Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus, Black Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus aterrimus, Swallow-tailed Bee-eater Merops hirundineus, Rufous-crowned Roller Coracias naevius, Blue-bellied Roller Coracias cyanogaster, Vieillot's Barbet Lybius vieilloti, Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator, Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens, Gray Kestrel Falco ardosiaceus, African Hobby Falco cuvierii, Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus, Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus, Brown-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira cyanea, Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus, Brown-crowned Tchagra Tchagra australis, Yellow-crowned Gonolek Laniarius barbarus, Red-shouldered Cuckooshrike Campephaga phoenicea, Piapiac Ptilostomus afer, White-shouldered Black-Tit Melaniparus guineensis, Leaf-love Phyllastrephus scandens, Croaking Cisticola Cisticola natalensis, Siffling Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus, Oriole Warbler Hypergerus atriceps, Senegal Eremomela Eremomela pusilla, Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata, Northern Black-Flycatcher Melaenornis edolioides, Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat Cossypha niveicapilla, European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca, Mocking Cliff-Chat Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris, Splendid Sunbird Cinnyris coccinigastrus and more.


Trips can be booked through Kwame Brown (above; John Hatton is on right): 

Name /  Kwame Brown
Email  /  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Company / Adventure Birding Tours Ghana
Website  /
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, Arboretum, Architecture appreciation and Sports.
Hotspots  / Parks, Forests, Reserves, Preserves, Conservations, Sanctuaries,  Mountains and Wetlands.
Sites     / Shai-hills, Sakumono Lagoon, Muni Lagoon, Winniba 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