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Welcome to the West African Bird DataBase, WABDaB, a not-for-profit effort that aims to further the knowledge about, and conservation of, birds in West Africa. Read more...

 
March 2018: Five species new to Niger
19 Mar 2018 [JBr]
Please excuse the long delay since the previous blog.  Recently just over 1.000 records by Robert Dowsett and Françoise Dowsett-Lemaire from Park W-Niger have been added, mostly dating from 2016 and 2017.  We are very grateful for th... Read more...
April 2017: Common Rock Thrush, new for Burkina Faso
17 Apr 2017 [JBr]
Two expeditions to study the relationships between birds and trees in the Sahel, especially palearctic migratory birds, visited Burkina Faso in Jan-Feb 2016 and Niger in Nov-Dec 2016.  The expeditions were executed on behalf of BirdLife The Neth... Read more...
March 2017: Common Crane new species for Chad
05 Apr 2017 [JBr]
The WABDaB received 923 new records this past month, more or less evenly divided between Niger and Chad.  Those from Niger include the first records of River Prinia and Greater Swamp Warbler from the Dallol Bosso.  Those from Chad include t... Read more...
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Coverage

90147 observations
of
564 species
in
453 half-degree blocks.
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4325 photos of 433 species.
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232 breeding species.
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(As of 2019-06-16)

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222 items found, displaying 1 to 50.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
15 Jun 2019 Village Weaver 10 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Tanja van de Linde
16 Jun 2019 Piapiac 6 Goudel (Hotel Les Roniers) Niger Tanja van de Linde
16 Jun 2019 African Pygmy Goose 6 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Tanja van de Linde
16 Jun 2019 African Jacana 40 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Tanja van de Linde
28 May 2019 Pale Crag Martin 1 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
28 May 2019 Grey-backed Camaroptera 1 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
28 May 2019 Southern Grey Shrike 1 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
28 May 2019 Yellow-breasted Barbet 2 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
28 May 2019 Yellow-bellied Eremomela 2 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
28 May 2019 Golden-breasted Bunting 4 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
28 May 2019 Namaqua Dove 20 to 50 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
28 May 2019 Helmeted Guineafowl 15 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
28 May 2019 Laughing Dove 10 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
28 May 2019 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 10 to 20 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
28 May 2019 Beautiful Sunbird 2 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
28 May 2019 Vieillot's Barbet 2 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
28 May 2019 House Bunting (E. sahari) 5 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
28 May 2019 Sudan Golden Sparrow 50 to 100 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
28 May 2019 Common Bulbul 4 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
28 May 2019 White-throated Bee-eater 15 Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
03 Jun 2019 White-throated Bee-eater 6 Abu Nagga Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
03 Jun 2019 Chestnut-bellied Starling 4 Abu Nagga Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
03 Jun 2019 Yellow-breasted Barbet 2 Abu Nagga Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
03 Jun 2019 Black-crowned Tchagra 1 Abu Nagga Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
03 Jun 2019 Barn Swallow 1 Abu Nagga Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
03 Jun 2019 Common Bulbul 3 Abu Nagga Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
03 Jun 2019 Black Scrub Robin 2 Abu Nagga Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
03 Jun 2019 Sudan Golden Sparrow 15 Abu Nagga Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
03 Jun 2019 Namaqua Dove 10 Abu Nagga Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
03 Jun 2019 African Collared Dove 10 Abu Nagga Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
15 Jun 2019 Common Tern 1 > Following the river down (SE) . Sterne... Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Jun 2019 Greater Painted-snipe 6 2 females / 4 males - -... Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Jun 2019 African Jacana 120 2 main groups of about 45. global estimation... Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Jun 2019 African Pygmy Goose 6 4 males/ 2 females - matinale 6H30 -... Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Jun 2019 Intermediate Egret 45 actually much more but at least one... Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Jun 2019 Allen's Gallinule 1 adult male - matinale 6H30 - 8h30 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
12 Jun 2019 Red-chested Swallow 11 Bunch of 11 swallows that came and... Niamey, below French Embassy Niger Benoît FORGET
28 May 2019 Mocking Cliff Chat 1 Femelle/Immature Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
16 Jun 2019 Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse 3 flushed by peasants from a dry ricefield -... Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Jun 2019 Greater Painted-snipe 1 male - matinale 6H30 - 8h30 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Jun 2019 Yellow-billed Shrike 2 matinale 6H30 - 8h30 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Jun 2019 Black-shouldered Kite 2 matinale 6H30 - 8h30 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Jun 2019 Northern Carmine Bee-eater 1 matinale 6H30 - 8h30 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Jun 2019 Common Moorhen 2 matinale 6H30 - 8h30 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Jun 2019 Yellow-billed Oxpecker 2 matinale 6H30 - 8h30 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Jun 2019 Abdim's Stork 8 matinale 6H30 - 8h30 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Jun 2019 African Wattled Lapwing 2 matinale 6H30 - 8h30 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Jun 2019 Little Crake 2 matinale 6H30 - 8h30 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Jun 2019 Grey Heron 46 - Matinale digue de 6h00 à 10H00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Jun 2019 Intermediate Egret 4 - Matinale digue de 6h00 à 10H00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
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