Ogooué Leketi National Park

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
The forest is complex and includes sometimes trees tallest than 60 metres high rising from a dispersed undergrowth. Species like Haumania libretiana and Aframomum sp are dominant in the herbaceous level. Large areas along rivers are covered by a flooded forest where species like Hallea ciliata, Pterocarpus osun and Alstonia congonsis are dominant.

Key biodiversity
Protected areas
The site is under a process of being gazetted as a Protected Area.

Habitat and land use
The site of Ogooué is covered by two main habitats: a forest/savanna mosaic and forest gallery along the course way of the rivers. The area is still a natural area with small scale use by the population for bush meat and agriculture

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ogooué Leketi National Park. Downloaded from on 07/07/2020.