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São Tomé and Príncipe

São Tomé Scops Owl, one of almost thirty endemic species to São Tomé and Príncipe: Photo by Daniel López-Velasco

Welcome to our guide to the birds of São Tomé and Príncipe! This island nation in the Gulf of Guinea is renowned for its lush tropical rainforests, volcanic mountains, and pristine coastlines. These diverse environments provide homes for a rich array of bird species, including many that are endemic to the islands. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that highlight the avian wonders of São Tomé and Príncipe. From the vibrant plumage of the São Tomé Weaver in the forests to the sight of the São Tomé Grosbeak in the mountain woodlands, these islands offer a captivating glimpse into their unique natural beauty. Whether you’re observing birds in the lush Obô Natural Parks or exploring the mangroves along the coasts, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of São Tomé and Príncipe’s birds.