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White-necked Rockfowl (Picathartes) in Ghana: Photo by Daniel López-Velasco

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Ghana! Ghana is a country located in West Africa with a rich diversity of bird species, making it a paradise for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts. In this section, you’ll find a collection of informative guides designed to help you identify and learn about the birds commonly found in Ghana. From colorful songbirds to majestic raptors, Ghana’s birds represent a fascinating array of shapes, sizes, and behaviors. Whether you’re planning on doing some Ghana birding or simply interested in learning more about its birds, we invite you to explore our guides and discover the captivating world of Ghanaian birds.

  • Total species: 771
  • Endemics: 0
  • National bird: n/a
  • Important Bird Areas (IBAs): 40