GN012
Grandes Chutes


Country/territory: Guinea

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3 (2001)
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Area: 13,400 ha

Protection status:


Site description
Grandes Chutes Forest Reserve is situated in the southern Fouta Djalon immediately north of the town of Mambiya, beside the Conakry–Kindia road. The habitat is wooded savanna and grassland and, along the northern boundary of the reserve, a tributary of the River Badi is lined by gallery forest. The terrain is hilly, with some steep slopes and sheer rock-faces.

Key biodiversity
See Box and Table 3 for key species. The area has yet to be adequately surveyed.

Non-bird biodiversity: None known to BirdLife International.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Grandes Chutes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/03/2019.