Cameroun | Cameroon

Central Africa

475,440 km²


Strongly Afrotropical avifauna
Approximately 950 recorded species (6th longest bird list of any country in the ABC region)

Mount Cameroon Speirops (Nigel Voaden)
Green Longtail (Dubi Shapiro)
White-throated Mountain Babbler (Tasso Leventis)

Endemics (E)
Mount Cameroon Spurfowl (EN)
Bannerman’s Turaco (EN)
Banded Wattle-eye (EN)
Mount Cameroon Speirops | Cameroon Speirops (VU)
Bates’s Weaver (EN)

Near-endemics (NE)
Cameroon Olive Pigeon | Cameroon Pigeon
Tullberg’s Woodpecker
Green-breasted Bushshrike
Mount Kupe Bushshrike
Mountain Sooty Boubou | Western Boubou
Yellow-breasted Boubou
Cameroon Greenbul | Cameroon Mountain Greenbul
Western Greenbul | Western Mountain Greenbul
Cameroon Olive Greenbul
Grey-headed Greenbul
Black-capped Woodland Warbler
Bangwa Forest Warbler
Green Longtail
Bamenda Apalis
White-tailed Warbler
White-throated Mountain Babbler
Mountain Robin-Chat
Cameroon Sunbird
Ursula’s Sunbird
Bannerman’s Weaver
Shelley’s Oliveback

Bannerman’s Weaver (Nik Borrow)

Birds best found in Cameroon but occurring more widely (BT), including endemic subspecies (ESS)
Zenker’s Honeyguide
Brown-backed Woodpecker
Fox Kestrel
Grey-headed Broadbill
Black-necked Wattle-eye
Grey-necked Rockfowl | Red-headed Picathartes
Mountain Saw-wing
Forest Swallow
Spotted Thrush-Babbler | Thrush Babbler (ESS harterti)
Forest White-eye
Bronze-tailed Starling
Neumann’s Starling
White-collared Starling
Crossley’s Ground Thrush
Yellow-footed Flycatcher
Short-tailed Akalat | Alexander’s Akalat
Orange-tufted Sunbird
Grey-headed Oliveback | White-cheeked Oliveback
Yellow-winged Pytilia | Red-faced Pytilia
Dybowski’s Twinspot
Oriole Finch
Brown-rumped Bunting

Bannerman’s Turaco (Adam Riley)
Spotted Thrush-Babbler (Nigel Voaden)

Birds occurring in only two territories of the ABC region but not NE or BT (1/2)
Monteiro’s Bushshrike
Rock Firefinch
Chad Firefinch | Reichenow’s Firefinch
Jos Plateau Indigobird

Birds best found in two territories but occurring in more (B2), including ESS
Black Guineafowl
Plumed Guineafowl
White-throated Francolin
Schlegel’s Francolin
Bates’s Nightjar
Bates’s Swift
White-crested Turaco
Gabon Coucal
Black-throated Coucal (efulenensis)
White-naped Pigeon
Grey Pratincole
Sjöstedt’s Barred Owlet | Sjöstedt’s Owlet
Shelley’s Eagle-Owl
Vermiculated Fishing Owl
Bare-cheeked Trogon
Eastern Long-tailed Hornbill
Grey-throated Barbet (bonapartei)
Willcocks’s Honeyguide
Gabon Woodpecker
Red-headed Lovebird
Gabon Batis | Verreaux’s Batis
White-spotted Wattle-eye
Fiery-breasted Bushshrike
Red-eyed Puffback | Black-shouldered Puffback
Eastern Wattled Cuckooshrike | Oriole Cuckooshrike
Rufous-vented Paradise Flycatcher
Bates’s Paradise Flycatcher
Yellow-lored Bristlebill
Sjöstedt’s Greenbul | White-tailed Greenbul
Eastern Bearded Greenbul
White-bearded Greenbul
Xavier’s Greenbul (ESS serlei)
Preuss’s Cliff Swallow | Preuss’s Swallow
Dja River Scrub Warbler | Dja River Swamp Warbler
Chattering Cisticola
Black-collared Apalis
Red-winged Grey Warbler
Gosling’s Apalis
Black-eared Ground Thrush
Gambaga Flycatcher
White-crowned Robin-Chat
Orange-breasted Forest Robin
White-crowned Cliff Chat
Violet-tailed Sunbird
Bates’s Sunbird
Yellow-capped Weaver
Cassin’s Malimbe | Black-throated Malimbe
Rachel’s Malimbe
Woodhouse’s Antpecker
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita
Pale-fronted Nigrita
Black-headed Waxbill
Red-winged Pytilia
Black-bellied Firefinch
Cameroon Indigobird
Long-legged Pipit

Proposed new species or splits not yet accepted by IOC
Black-shouldered Nightjar (B2)
Verreaux’s Turaco (B2)
Whistling Long-tailed Cuckoo
Barbary Falcon
Eastern Piping Hornbill
Eastern Yellow-spotted Barbet
Streaky-throated Barbet
Johnston’s Woodpecker (NE)
West African Pitta (B2)
Glossy-backed Drongo
Highland Lark
Singing Bush Lark
Pale-throated Greenbul
Shari Saw-wing (BT)
Petit’s Saw-wing (B2)
African Reed Warbler
Cameroon Forest Warbler (BT)
Brown-backed Cisticola (NE)
Western Stout Cisticola
Western Buff-throated Apalis (B2)
Black-crowned Capuchin Babbler
African Scrub Robin
Gabon Forest Robin (B2)
Volcano Sunbird (BT)
Neumann’s Weaver (BT)
Black-faced Quailfinch
Grey Firefinch (B2)
Cameroon Pipit (E)
Bannerman’s Pipit (BT)

Other taxa of interest (see also under Birding Sites), including ESS
Hartlaub’s Duck
African Pygmy Goose
Western Crested Guineafowl (ESS sclateri)
Latham’s Francolin | Forest Francolin
Double-spurred Spurfowl (adamauae)
Scaly Spurfowl (squamatus)
Brown Nightjar
Plain Nightjar
Long-tailed Nightjar
Standard-winged Nightjar
Pennant-winged Nightjar
Mottled Spinetail
Black Spinetail
Sabine’s Spinetail
Cassin’s Spinetail
Great Blue Turaco
Guinea Turaco | Green Turaco
Blue-headed Coucal
Blue Malkoha | Chattering Yellowbill
Yellow-throated Cuckoo
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo
Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo
Afep Pigeon
Western Bronze-naped Pigeon | Bronze-naped Pigeon
Blue-headed Wood Dove
African Finfoot
White-spotted Flufftail (ESS batesi)
Grey-throated Rail
African Rail | African Water Rail
Lesser Moorhen
Nkulengu Rail
Senegal Thick-knee
White-crowned Lapwing | White-headed Lapwing
Brown-chested Lapwing
Forbes’s Plover
Greater Painted-snipe
Rock Pratincole
African Skimmer
West African Crested Tern
Little Tern (guineae)
Olive Ibis (cupreipennis)
Spot-breasted Ibis
White-crested Tiger Heron | White-crested Bittern
White-backed Night Heron
Western Reef Heron
Pink-backed Pelican
Congo Serpent Eagle (batesi)
Cassin’s Hawk-Eagle
Long-tailed Hawk
Chestnut-flanked Sparrowhawk
Red-thighed Sparrowhawk
Red-chested Owlet (ESS pycrafti)
Sandy Scops Owl (holerythrus)
Maned Owl
Fraser’s Eagle-Owl
Akun Eagle-Owl
Pel’s Fishing Owl
Forest Wood Hoopoe | Forest Scimitarbill
White-headed Wood Hoopoe (bollei)
Black Scimitarbill
Congo Pied Hornbill
Red-billed Dwarf Hornbill
White-thighed Hornbill
Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill | Grey-cheeked Hornbill
Black-casqued Hornbill
Western Dwarf Hornbill | Western Little Hornbill
Blue-throated Roller
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher
Blue-breasted Kingfisher
African Dwarf Kingfisher
White-bellied Kingfisher
Shining-blue Kingfisher
Black Bee-eater
Blue-breasted Bee-eater (variegatus)
Bristle-nosed Barbet
Speckled Tinkerbird
Red-rumped Tinkerbird
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird
Double-toothed Barbet
Eastern Yellow-billed Barbet
Cassin’s Honeybird
Least Honeyguide
Spotted Honeyguide
Lyre-tailed Honeyguide
African Piculet
Buff-spotted Woodpecker
Brown-eared Woodpecker
Little Green Woodpecker (permista)
Yellow-crested Woodpecker | Golden-crowned Woodpecker
Elliot’s Woodpecker (elliotii)
African Grey Woodpecker
Grey Parrot
Red-fronted Parrot
Black-collared Lovebird (zenkeri)
Rufous-sided Broadbill
African Broadbill (camarunensis)
Western Black-headed Batis | von Erlanger’s Batis
West African Batis
Chestnut Wattle-eye
Brown-throated Wattle-eye
Many-colored Bushshrike
Bocage’s Bushshrike | Gray-green Bushshrike
Sabine’s Puffback
Northern Puffback (gambensis/malzacii)
Lowland Sooty Boubou
Tropical Boubou
Lühder’s Bushshrike
Rufous-bellied Helmetshrike
African Shrike-flycatcher
Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher
Purple-throated Cuckooshrike
Blue Cuckooshrike
Western Oriole | Western Black-headed Oriole
Black-winged Oriole
Velvet-mantled Drongo
Shining Drongo
Sharpe’s Drongo
Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher
Red-bellied Paradise Flycatcher | Black-headed Paradise Flycatcher (neumanni/schubotzi)
African Blue Flycatcher
Dusky Crested Flycatcher
Dusky Tit
Forest Penduline Tit
Western Nicator
Yellow-throated Nicator
Slender-billed Greenbul
Golden Greenbul
Red-tailed Bristlebill
Spotted Greenbul
Swamp Palm Bulbul | Swamp Greenbul
Falkenstein’s Greenbul | Yellow-necked Greenbul
Simple Greenbul
Honeyguide Greenbul
Red-tailed Greenbul
Plain Greenbul | Cameroon Sombre Greenbul
Little Greenbul
Yellow-whiskered Greenbul
Little Grey Greenbul | Gray Greenbul
Ansorge’s Greenbul
White-throated Greenbul
Icterine Greenbul
Red-tailed Leaflove | Leaf-love
Square-tailed Saw-wing
White-bibbed Swallow | White-throated Blue Swallow
Ethiopian Swallow
West African Swallow
Yellow Longbill
Grey Longbill
Green Crombec
Lemon-bellied Crombec
Chestnut-capped Flycatcher
Green Hylia
Tit Hylia
Uganda Woodland Warbler
Greater Swamp Warbler
Whistling Cisticola
Banded Prinia
White-chinned Prinia
Lowland Masked Apalis | Masked Apalis
Black-throated Apalis (minor)
Black-capped Apalis
Yellow-browed Camaroptera
Olive-green Camaroptera
Black-faced Rufous Warbler
Rufous-crowned Eremomela
Northern Yellow White-eye
Brown Illadopsis
Pale-breasted Illadopsis
Blackcap Illadopsis
Puvel’s Illadopsis
Violet-backed Hyliota
Purple-headed Starling
Splendid Starling
Chestnut-winged Starling
Narrow-tailed Starling
Fraser’s Rufous Thrush | Rufous Flycatcher-Thrush (rubicunda)
White-tailed Ant Thrush
Red-tailed Ant Thrush
Grey Ground Thrush
Fire-crested Alethe
White-browed Forest Flycatcher (ruthae)
Fraser’s Forest Flycatcher | African Forest Flycatcher
Grey-throated Tit-Flycatcher
Grey Tit-Flycatcher | Lead-coloured Flycatcher
Olivaceous Flycatcher
Ashy Flycatcher
Dusky-blue Flycatcher (comitatus)
Sooty Flycatcher
Little Grey Flycatcher | Little Flycatcher
Cassin’s Flycatcher
Yellow-breasted Forest Robin
Brown-chested Alethe
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat
Red-capped Robin-Chat
Blue-shouldered Robin-Chat
Lowland Akalat
Sooty Chat
Fraser’s Sunbird
Western Violet-backed Sunbird
Little Green Sunbird
Grey-chinned Sunbird
Reichenbach’s Sunbird
Green-headed Sunbird
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird
Green-throated Sunbird
Olive-bellied Sunbird
Tiny Sunbird
Splendid Sunbird
Johanna’s Sunbird
Superb Sunbird
Copper Sunbird
Spectacled Weaver
Olive-naped Weaver
Black-necked Weaver
Orange Weaver
Vieillot’s Black Weaver
Yellow-mantled Weaver
Maxwell’s Black Weaver
Compact Weaver
Dark-backed Weaver | Forest Weaver (tephronotus)
Preuss’s Weaver
Blue-billed Malimbe
Red-headed Malimbe
Red-bellied Malimbe
Crested Malimbe
Red-headed Quelea
Yellow-mantled Widowbird
Red-collared Widowbird
Magpie Mannikin
Green Twinspot | Green-backed Twinspot
White-breasted Nigrita
Grey-headed Nigrita
Black-crowned Waxbill (nonnula)
Western Bluebill
Black-bellied Seedcracker
Brown Twinspot
African Firefinch
Jambandu Indigobird
Yellow-fronted Canary (ESS punctigula)
West African Seedeater (canicapilla)
Cabanis’s Bunting

Bare-cheeked Trogon (Nik Borrow)
Rock Firefinch (Tasso Leventis)
Black Bee-eater (Paul van Giersbergen)

Afromontane forest, lowland forest, Guinea woodlands, arid savanna

Cameroon mountains Endemic Bird Area (EBA)
Cameroon and Gabon lowlands EBA
33 Important Bird Areas

Mount Cameroon, Mount Kupe, Mount Nlonako, Mount Manengouba, Rumpi Hills, Bakossi Mountains, Lebialem Highlands, Bamboutos Mountains, Bamenda Highlands and Adamawa Plateau for all the montane endemics and near-endemics, highland BT and B2 taxa listed above, as well as African Black Duck, Yellow-billed Duck, Ring-necked Francolin, Fiery-necked Nightjar (nigriscapularis), Scarce Swift, African Black Swift (ESS serlei), Ross’s Turaco, Lemon Dove, Temminck’s Courser, Lesser Jacana, African Grass Owl (ESS cameroonensis), Marsh Owl, Greyish Eagle-Owl, Bar-tailed Trogon (camerunensis), White-headed Wood Hoopoe (ESS okuensis), Blue-breasted Bee-eater (loringi), Western Tinkerbird (coryphaea), Vieillot’s Barbet (rubescens), Yellow-footed Honeyguide, Red-throated Wryneck, Speckle-breasted Woodpecker, Elliot’s Woodpecker (johnstoni), Yellow-bellied Wattle-eye (graueri), Pink-footed Puffback (boydi), Marsh Tchagra, Brubru (camerunensis), White-breasted Cuckooshrike, Grey Cuckooshrike, Red-shouldered Cuckooshrike, Petit’s Cuckooshrike, Mackinnon’s Shrike, Northern Fiscal, White-bellied Crested Flycatcher (albiventris), White-bellied Tit, Rufous-naped Lark (ESS stresemanni/bamendae), Sun Lark (ESS struempelli), Dark-capped Bulbul, Black Saw-wing (petiti), Brown-throated Martin (newtoni), Red-throated Rock Martin (bansoensis), African Yellow Warbler, Northern Crombec (carnapi), Fan-tailed Grassbird, Evergreen Forest Warbler (ESS manengubae + camerunensis), Highland Rush Warbler, Chubb’s Cisticola (adametzi/ESS discolor), Stout Cisticola (santae), Pectoral-patch Cisticola (ESS lynesi + mbangensis), Yellow-breasted Apalis, Black-throated Apalis (bambuluensis), Grey Apalis (sclateri), African Hill Babbler (ESS monachus), Rwenzori Hill Babbler, Grey-chested Babbler, Southern Hyliota (slatini), Waller’s Starling (preussi), African Thrush (ESS nigrilorum), Brown-backed Scrub Robin, Northern Black Flycatcher, Dusky-blue Flycatcher (ESS camerunensis), African Dusky Flycatcher (poensis/pumila), White-bellied Robin-Chat (roberti), Grey-winged Robin-Chat (nigriceps/ESS tessmanni), African Stonechat (salax), White-fronted Black Chat (limbata), Familiar Chat (falkensteini), Northern Double-collared Sunbird (preussi), Palestine Sunbird, Baglafecht Weaver (neumanni), Black-billed Weaver (melanogaster), Brown-capped Weaver, Black Bishop, Yellow Bishop (phoenicomerus), Fan-tailed Widowbird, Marsh Widowbird, Red-faced Crimsonwing (reichenovii), Black-crowned Waxbill (ESS eisentrauti), Bar-breasted Firefinch, Wilson’s Indigobird, Mountain Wagtail, Yellow-throated Longclaw, African Pipit (ESS camaroonensis), Long-billed Pipit (bannermani), West African Seedeater (montanorum), Thick-billed Seedeater (burtoni) and Gosling’s Bunting
Lobéké National Park (NP), Boumba Bek and Nki NPs and Dja Faunal Reserve for Bates’s Weaver, Congolian forest BT and B2 species as well as many other taxa of interest listed above, also Black-headed Bee-eater, Blue-headed Bee-eater, Green-breasted Pitta, Tessmann’s Flycatcher, Red-crowned Malimbe, Bob-tailed Weaver, Locust Finch and Grant’s Bluebill
Campo Ma’an NP, Douala-Edéa NP, proposed Ebo NP, Korup NP and Takamanda NP for Atlantic forest BT and B2 species as well as many other taxa of interest listed above, also Yellow-casqued Hornbill, Blue-moustached Bee-eater, Naked-faced Barbet, Fire-bellied Woodpecker, Red-cheeked Wattle-eye, Grey-headed Bristlebill, Baumann’s Olive Greenbul, Fanti Saw-wing, Kemp’s Longbill, Slender-billed Weaver and Red-vented Malimbe
Mangroves for Swamp Boubou, Yellow-breasted Apalis, Mangrove Sunbird and Carmelite Sunbird
Mbam and Djerem NP for both lowland and gallery forest as well as wooded savanna species
Faro NP, Bénoué NP, Bouba Ndjidah NP and Poli area for Chad Firefinch, wooded savanna BT and B2 species listed above as well as Egyptian Goose, Helmeted Guineafowl, Stone Partridge, Western Plantain-eater, Violet Turaco, Denham’s Bustard, Black-bellied Bustard, Four-banded Sandgrouse, Adamawa Turtle Dove, Mourning Collared Dove, Vinaceous Dove, Black-billed Wood Dove, Bruce’s Green Pigeon, Egyptian Plover, Saddle-billed Stork, African Sacred Ibis, Beaudouin’s Snake Eagle, Western Banded Snake Eagle, Grasshopper Buzzard, Pearl-spotted Owlet, African Scops Owl, Northern White-faced Owl, Green Wood Hoopoe, Abyssinian Ground Hornbill, Northern Red-billed Hornbill, African Grey Hornbill, Purple Roller, Abyssinian Roller, Blue-bellied Roller, Swallow-tailed Bee-eater, Red-throated Bee-eater, Northern Carmine Bee-eater, Vieillot’s Barbet (buchanani), White-headed Barbet (adamauae), Bearded Barbet, Fine-spotted Woodpecker, Golden-tailed Woodpecker, Grey Kestrel, Senegal Parrot, Rose-ringed Parakeet, Senegal Batis, Grey-headed Batis, Grey-headed Bushshrike, Orange-breasted Bushshrike, Black-headed Gonolek, Brubru (afer), White-crested Helmetshrike, African Golden Oriole, Fork-tailed Drongo (divaricatus), Yellow-billed Shrike, Emin’s Shrike, Piapiac, White-shouldered Black Tit, Yellow Penduline Tit, Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark, Rufous-rumped Lark, Flappet Lark (tigrina), Sun Lark (modesta), Grey-rumped Swallow, Northern Crombec (brachyura), Moustached Grass Warbler, Rock-loving Cisticola, Dorst’s Cisticola, Rufous Cisticola, Black-backed Cisticola, Red-winged Prinia, Oriole Warbler, Senegal Eremomela, Brown Babbler, Blackcap Babbler, Yellow-bellied Hyliota, African Spotted Creeper, Purple Starling, Lesser Blue-eared Starling, Yellow-billed Oxpecker, Swamp Flycatcher, Heuglin’s Wheatear, White-fronted Black Chat (frontalis), Pygmy Sunbird, Beautiful Sunbird, Scarlet-chested Sunbird, Sahel Bush Sparrow, Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-Weaver, Little Weaver, Heuglin’s Masked Weaver, Red-headed Weaver, Red-billed Quelea, Quailfinch (atricollis), Black-faced Firefinch (nigricollis), Barka Indigobird, Quailfinch Indigobird and Exclamatory Paradise Whydah
Waza NP, Lake Maga and Mora area for Rock Firefinch and Jos Plateau Indigobird as well as Common Ostrich, White-backed Duck, Knob-billed Duck, Harlequin Quail, Clapperton’s Spurfowl, Golden Nightjar, Arabian Bustard, White-bellied Bustard, Savile’s Bustard, Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse, African Collared Dove, Namaqua Dove, Black Crowned Crane, Spotted Thick-knee, Quail-plover, Long-toed Lapwing, Black-headed Lapwing, Collared Pratincole, Marabou Stork, Glossy Ibis, African Spoonbill, Secretarybird, Scissor-tailed Kite, Egyptian Vulture, Lappet-faced Vulture, Blue-naped Mousebird, African Green Bee-eater, Little Grey Woodpecker, Yellow-crowned Gonolek, Black-headed Gonolek, Great Grey Shrike (leucopygos), Grey-backed Fiscal, Sennar Penduline Tit, Singing Bush Lark (chadensis), Flappet Lark (buckleyi), Crested Lark (alexanderi), Eastern Olivaceous Warbler, Red-pate Cisticola, Desert Cisticola, River Prinia, Cricket Warbler, Buff-bellied Warbler, Yellow-bellied Eremomela, Long-tailed Glossy Starling, Chestnut-bellied Starling, Black Scrub Robin, Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin (minor), White-browed Robin-Chat, Anteater Chat, Sudan Golden Sparrow, White-billed Buffalo Weaver, Speckle-fronted Weaver, Vitelline Masked Weaver, Black-headed Weaver (capitalis), Northern Red Bishop, Fan-tailed Widowbird, African Silverbill, Lavender Waxbill, Black-rumped Waxbill, Cut-throat Finch, Green-winged Pytilia, Red-billed Firefinch (rhodopsis), Village Indigobird, Sahel Paradise Whydah, White-rumped Seedeater and Golden-breasted Bunting

TIMING (Nov, Mar–Apr)
Best when it is dry and easy to get around, which is when most forest birds breed (Dec–Apr)
Grey-necked Rockfowl breeds May–Oct
Immediately after the rains (Oct–Dec) many whydahs and indigobirds are in breeding plumage
Avoid the main rainy season (May–Sep) due to access problems

Birds of Africa (iOS or Android)

Field guides
Birds of Western Africa by Nik Borrow & Ron Demey (2014)

African Bird Sounds Vol 2: West and Central Africa by Claude Chappuis

Site guides
Birding Cameroon, Part 1 – Northern Cameroon: Guinea Woodlands to Sahel by Michael Mills & Callan Cohen (2003)
Birding Cameroon, Part 2 – Southern Cameroon: Forests, Low to Lofty by Michael Mills & Callan Cohen (2004)
Birding Dja Biosphere Reserve, Southern Cameroon by Eddie Williams (2007)
Mount Kupe and its Birds by Christopher G R Bowden & S Mark Andrews (1994)

Further reading
The Birds of Cameroon: Their Status and Distribution by Marc Languy (2019)
Waterbird Census of Coastal Cameroon and Sanaga River, January-March 2007 edited by Jaap J van der Waarde (2007)
Waders and Waterbirds in the Floodplains of the Logone, Cameroon and Chad, February 2000 edited by Wim Ganzevies & Jeroen Bredenbeek (2005)
La Réserve de Faune du Dja: à la Découverte de la Forêt Tropicale by Lucienne Wilmé (2002)
Cameroon by Roger Fotso, Françoise Dowsett-Lemaire, Robert J Dowsett, Cameroon Ornithological Club, Paul Scholte, Marc Languy & Chris Bowden in Important Bird Areas in Africa and Associated Islands: Priority Sites for Conservation edited by Lincoln D C Fishpool & Michael I Evans (2001)
Birds and Mammals of Mt Cameroon: an Update of the State of Knowledge and Further Fieldwork around Mann’s Spring by F Dowsett-Lemaire & R J Dowsett with an Annotated List of the Birds of Mt Cameroon and Appendices (2001)
Further Biological Surveys of Manenguba and Central Bakossi in March 2000, and an Evaluation of the Conservation Importance of Manenguba, Bakossi, Kupe and Nlonako Mts, with Special Reference to Birds Part 1 and Part 2 with an Updated List of the Avifauna of Manenguba Mt and an Updated List of the Avifauna of the Bakossi Mts by F Dowsett-Lemaire & R J Dowsett (2000)
Les Oiseaux d’Afrique Centrale: Liste Faunistique by Patrice Christy & Jean Pierre Vande weghe (1999)
The Birds of Cameroon: an Annotated Checklist by Michel Louette (1981)
Articles in Malimbus, Bull. ABC, Cameroon Birdline (CBCS), etc.

UNESCO World Heritage List: Dja Faunal Reserve and Sangha Trinational

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