Mount Cameroon and Bioko Montane Forests

Mount Cameroon and Bioko Montane Forests


The Mount Cameroon and Bioko Montane Forests ecoregion is located in a volcanic chain that extends northeast along the border between Cameroon and Nigeria, and southwest towards the Guinea islands of São Tomé, Príncipe and Annobo covering an area of 400 square miles.

Coordinates: 4°10′0″N 9°14′0″E / 4.16667°N 9.23333°E


  • Both Bioko and Mount Cameroon are part of the Cameroon Volcanic Line
  • Bioko is a volcanic island to the southwest in Equatorial Guinea
  • The montane forests of Mount Cameroon and Bioko are home to the distinct Afromontane flora of Africa’s high mountains.


  • Montane forests
  • Montane grasslands
  • Heathlands
  • Mangroves


These include; shrew, a brush-furred mouse species, spotted monkey, Preuss’s monkey, black colobus monkey, drill, Hun shrew and Cameroon climbing mouse


  • Mountain climbing
  • Bird watching
  • Trial walks