Birds of Ghana

16 to 24 November 2013 with Naturetrek and Ashanti African Tours

All photographs copyright Paul Gale Bird Photography :

African Pygmy Goose Western Cattle Egret Purple Heron
Great Egret Little Egret Black Heron
Western Reef Heron Long-tailed Cormorant Osprey
African Cuckoo-Hawk Black-winged Kite Yellow-billed Kite
Palm-nut Vulture Hooded Vulture African Harrier-Hawk
Red-chested Goshawk Shikra Red-thighed Sparrowhawk
Lizard Buzzard Red-necked Buzzard Common Kestrel
White-spotted Flufftail Black-winged Stilt Spur-winged Plover
Ringed Plover Grey Plover Wader to identify
African Wattled Lapwing Greenshank Common Sandpiper
African Jacana Collared Pratincole Rock Pratincole
Royal Tern Western Bronze-naped Pigeon Red-eyed Dove
Vinaceous Dove Laughing Dove Blue-spotted Wood Dove
African Green Pigeon Red-fronted Parrot Yellow-billed Turaco
Western Grey Plantain-Eater Senegal Coucal Blue Malkoha (Yellowbill)
Didric Cuckoo Klaas's Cuckoo African Emerald Cuckoo
Fraser's Eagle Owl Mottled Spinetail Cassin's Spinetail
African Palm Swift Common Swift Little Swift
Bate's Swift Blue-bellied Roller Blue-throated Roller
Woodland Kingfisher Giant Kingfisher Pied Kingfisher
Blue-headed Bee-eater Black Bee-eater Little Bee-eater
White-throated Bee-eater European Bee-eater Rosy Bee-eater
Forest Wood Hoopoe African Pied Hornbill African Grey Hornbill
Black Dwarf Hornbill Red-billed Dwarf Hornbill White-crested Hornbill
Piping Hornbill Brown-cheeked Hornbill Black-casqued Hornbill
Bristle-nosed Barbet Naked-faced Barbet Speckled Tinkerbird
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird
Vieillot's Barbet Bearded Barbet Little Green Woodpecker
Gabon Woodpecker Fire-bellied Woodpecker Rufous-sided Broadbill
Black-and-white Shrike-Flycatcher Bioko Batis (Fernando Po Batis) Chestnut Wattle-Eye
Red-billed Helmetshrike Black-crowned Tchagra Sabine's Puffback
Yellow-crowned Gonolek Common Fiscal Western Black-headed Oriole
Black-winged Oriole Fork-tailed Drongo Velvet-mantled Drongo
Red-bellied Paradise Flycatcher Piapiac Pied Crow
Yellow-headed Picathartes Flappet Lark Common Bulbul
Slender-billed Greenbul Little Grey Greenbul Plain Greenbul
Golden Greenbul Honeyguide Greenbul Swamp Palm Bulbul
Fanti Saw-wing Barn Swallow Ethiopian Swallow
White-bibbed Swallow Rufous-chested Swallow Lesser Striped Swallow
Preuss's Cliff Swallow Common Sand Martin Moustached Grass Warbler
Green Crombec Lemon-bellied Crombec Chestnut-capped Flycatcher
Wood Warbler Cisticolas Whistling Cisticola
Red-winged Warbler Sharpe's Apalis Yellow-browed Camaroptera
Rufous-crowned Eremomela Violet-backed Hyliota Splendid Glossy Starling
Purple Glossy Starling Violet-backed Starling Finsch's Flycatcher Thrush
Whinchat Fraser's Forest Flycatcher Dusky-Blue Flycatcher
Tessmann's Flycatcher Ussher's Flycatcher Grey-throated Flycatcher
Mangrove Sunbird Little Green Sunbird Green Sunbird
Collared Sunbird Green-headed Sunbird Blue-throated Brown Sunbird
Buff-throated Sunbird Copper Sunbird Olive-bellied Sunbird
Tiny Sunbird Scarlet-chested Sunbird Splendid Sunbird
Sunbirds Northern Grey-headed Sparrow Black-necked Weaver
Vieillot's Black Weaver Village Weaver Yellow-mantled Weaver
Maxwell's Black Weaver Heuglin's Masked Weaver Red-vented Malimbe
Red-headed Malimbe Yellow-mantled Widowbird Grey-headed Negrofinch
Bar-breasted Firefinch Orange-cheeked Waxbill Bronze Mannikin
Black-and-white Mannikin Magpie Mannikin Pin-tailed Whydah
African Pied Wagtail Plain-backed Pipit  
Yellow-fronted Canary Yellow White-eye Unidentified

Also seen, but not photographed: Congo Serpent Eagle, Squacco, Heron, Grey Heron, Grey Kestrel, Caspian Tern, Akum Eagle Owl, Long-tailed Nightjar, Square-tailed Saw-wing, Icterine Greenbul, Purple-throated Cuckooshrike, Shining-blue Kingfisher, heard the whistling call of Long-tailed Hawk

May have photos of some of the following which were also recorded on the trip: Tropical Boubou, Black-bellied Seedcracker, Chestnut-breasted Nigrito, White-breasted Nigrito, Black-winged red bishop, Johanna's Sunbird, Grey Tit-Flycatcher (photo Day 1), Lesser Blue-eared Starling, Narrow-tailed Starling, Copper-tailed Starling, Puvel's Illadopsis, Olive-green Camaroptera, Grey-backed Camaraoptera, Black-capped Apalis, Tawny-flanked Prinia, Tit Hylia, Western bearded Greenbul, Simple Greenbul, Little Greenbul, Western Nicator, Northern Puffback, Buff-spotted Woodpecker, Greater Honeyguide, Least Honeyguide, Cassin's Honeybird, Hairy-breasted Barbet, Red-rumped Tinkerbird, Yellow-casqued Wattled Hornbill


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