Long-Crested Eagle in Shai Hills.
Long-Crested Eagle in Shai Hills.
Shai Hills Resource Reserve is a game park not from Ghana's capital of Accra. Its craggy hills (not pictured) harbour Mocking Cliff Chat and the savanna landscape is home to Kob and Olive Baboon.
Shai Hills Resource Reserve is a game park not from Ghana's capital of Accra. Its craggy hills (not pictured) harbour Mocking Cliff Chat and the savanna landscape is home to Kob and Olive Baboon.
Blue-Bellied Roller in Shai Hills.
Blue-Bellied Roller in Shai Hills.
Ghana is full of welcome distractions like this swallowtail butterfly.
Ghana is full of welcome distractions like this swallowtail butterfly.
Kalu is a gifted guide with a great ear for birds. Pictured here with a tourist.
Kalu is a gifted guide with a great ear for birds. Pictured here with a tourist.
Roadside fruit stands are common throughout the country. Avocados, pineapple, bananas and coconut make life easier for vegetarians.
Roadside fruit stands are common throughout the country. Avocados, pineapple, bananas and coconut make life easier for vegetarians.
The unexpected is never far
The unexpected is never far
Ghana has many houses in progress. They are the dream homes and long-term investments of many throughout the country.
Ghana has many houses in progress. They are the dream homes and long-term investments of many throughout the country.
Sushen forest near Kakum. Emerald Cuckoo were always calling.
Sushen forest near Kakum. Emerald Cuckoo were always calling.
Looking for White-Spotted Flufftail
Looking for White-Spotted Flufftail
Vieillot's Black Weaver nest site
Vieillot's Black Weaver nest site
African Pygmy Kingfisher is common in Southern Ghana.
African Pygmy Kingfisher is common in Southern Ghana.
A brick-making kiln
A brick-making kiln
A village weaver in breeding colors at its nesting site at Hans Botel.
A village weaver in breeding colors at its nesting site at Hans Botel.
The mornings in Ghana were magic. By 9:30 am the air was already beginning to sizzle.
The mornings in Ghana were magic. By 9:30 am the air was already beginning to sizzle.
Cassava and rice are staple foods in Ghana.
Cassava and rice are staple foods in Ghana.
Blue-Throated Roller perching along the dirt track near New Edubiase.
Blue-Throated Roller perching along the dirt track near New Edubiase.
Sunset near Cape Coast.
Sunset near Cape Coast.
Woodland Kingfisher are very common throughout southern Ghana. It is seemingly the first to call in the morning, and the last to call in the evening.
Woodland Kingfisher are very common throughout southern Ghana. It is seemingly the first to call in the morning, and the last to call in the evening.
Morning in Kakum National Park.
Morning in Kakum National Park.
Not for the feint of heart...
Not for the feint of heart...
Platforms provided the perfect opportunity to see rainforest canopy species like Violet-backed Hyliota.
Platforms provided the perfect opportunity to see rainforest canopy species like Violet-backed Hyliota.
Driving north through Kumasi on our way to Mole National Park.
Driving north through Kumasi on our way to Mole National Park.
Every conceivable ministry is active in Ghana. Businesses in the south commonly have a Christian theme.
Every conceivable ministry is active in Ghana. Businesses in the south commonly have a Christian theme.
Kalu listening for Narina's Trogan. April was supposed to be the dry season but there was plenty of rain.
Kalu listening for Narina's Trogan. April was supposed to be the dry season but there was plenty of rain.
Yellow-Headed Picathartes.
Yellow-Headed Picathartes.
Wikipedia: Common names used for this species include white-necked rockfowl, white-necked picathartes, yellow-headed picathartes, bare-headed rockfowl, and the less frequently used white-necked bald crow. Rockfowl is a reference to the species' habit of building mud nests on rock surfaces and caves
Wikipedia: Common names used for this species include white-necked rockfowl, white-necked picathartes, yellow-headed picathartes, bare-headed rockfowl, and the less frequently used white-necked bald crow. Rockfowl is a reference to the species' habit of building mud nests on rock surfaces and caves
Street lights had their own light switches!
Street lights had their own light switches!
And now for some butterflies...
And now for some butterflies...
Got to hand it to her....
Got to hand it to her....
The White Volta
The White Volta
Pied Kingfisher on the White Volta in northern Ghana.
Pied Kingfisher on the White Volta in northern Ghana.
Hungry goat.
Hungry goat.
The plains of Mole National Park at sunset.
The plains of Mole National Park at sunset.
Tourists near a termite mound in Mole National Park.
Tourists near a termite mound in Mole National Park.
White-Backed Night Heron in Mole.
White-Backed Night Heron in Mole.
Blue-Breasted Kingfisher in Mole National Park.
Blue-Breasted Kingfisher in Mole National Park.
Grey-Headed Kingfisher in Mole National Park.
Grey-Headed Kingfisher in Mole National Park.
Red-Throated Bee-Eater in Mole.
Red-Throated Bee-Eater in Mole.
Tourists use makeshift fly-swatting devices to fight off eye-loving flies.
Tourists use makeshift fly-swatting devices to fight off eye-loving flies.
Kalu had to get a shot as well...
Kalu had to get a shot as well...
Sundowner in Mole
Sundowner in Mole
Straw-coloured fruit bat
Straw-coloured fruit bat
The Larabanga Mosque near Mole National Park. Possibly the oldest West Sudanese structure, or even the oldest structure in all of Ghana. It features a timbre frame and whitewashed mud walls.
The Larabanga Mosque near Mole National Park. Possibly the oldest West Sudanese structure, or even the oldest structure in all of Ghana. It features a timbre frame and whitewashed mud walls.
Simple homes are quite different in the North of Ghana
Simple homes are quite different in the North of Ghana
Black Bee-Eater in Atewa Rainforest
Black Bee-Eater in Atewa Rainforest
The border line at Atewa where everything up to the boundary has been mined for gold.
The border line at Atewa where everything up to the boundary has been mined for gold.
Blue-Headed Bee-Eater
Blue-Headed Bee-Eater
Chocolate-Backed Kingfisher in Atewa
Chocolate-Backed Kingfisher in Atewa