The rich forests of Liberia provide sanctuary to such rare species as the Nimba flycatcher, Gola Malimbe and Yellow-bearded greenbul. Home to a staggering 50% of the world’s Upper Guinea, Liberia provides an exciting habitat for an incredible array of bird species and an exhilarating birding adventure for intrepid twitchers.
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In Liberia's beautiful Nimba Range, all but two of the 15 bird species endemic to the Upper Guinea forests have been seen. East Nimba Nature Reserve has at least 171 resident bird species, including several endangered and near-threatened species. Key birds that might be spotted in and around the reserve include the Black-headed Rufous Warbler, Nimba Flycatcher, Gola Malimbe, and Yellow-bearded Greenbul.
In the Southeastern corner of Liberia, Sapo National Park hosts around 200 types of birds, including several threatened species, such as the White-breasted Guineafowl and White-necked Rockfowl. Closer to Monrovia, the Marshall Wetlands is a prime spot for birdwatching, with over 130 different species of birds identified in the landscape. With so many incredible habitats for birds, Liberia is a treasure trove of birdwatching experiences.