PIRANG SHRIMP FIRM
AND BONTO FOREST
Picnic at Pirang. Photo: Jan Artursson
Weavers nests. Photo: Ing-Marie Artursson
Pirang is located in the interior of the west coast region. It is about 45 min. drive up river. On the south side of the Gambia river is a big open pond area where shrimps once was produced. In the shallow waterponds the birding is excellent for both resident, migratory and Inter African birds.
The Bonto forest is almost adjacent to Pirang, only a short drive to the west.
Pirang highlights: Flamingos, African European Spoonbill, Yellow Billed Storks, Plain Backed Pipit, Quail Finch and many more.
Bonto birds: White Spotted Fluff Tail, Green Hylia. Green Crombec, Yellow Bill Coucal, Giant Eagle Owl, Northern White Faced Owl and many more.
Verreaux´s Eagle Owl. Photo: Ton Bos
Palm Nut Vulture. Photo: Ton Bos
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