IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2001)
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Area: 7,900 ha
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Site description (baseline)
The Bosomtwe Range Forest Reserve is situated some 20 km from the village of Beposo, east of Bekwai town. The vegetation is moist semi-deciduous forest. About 5% of the reserve (378 ha) comprises Cedrela, Entandrophragma angolense, Khaya ivorensis, Pterygota and Terminalia superba plantations. The last logging was recorded in 1986. Several farms exist in parts of the reserve.
See Box and Tables 2 and 3 for key species. Species recorded include Ceratogymna cylindricus which was recorded in only 12 of the 50 forest sites covered in the IBA survey.
Non-bird biodiversity: None known to BirdLife International.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bosomtwe Range Forest Reserve. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/6316 on 04/06/2023.