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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...

 
January 2022: Change of the use of Google maps
26 Jan 2022 [ULi]
In December we saw an increased number of page views on the WABDaB. The increase was so high that Google started billing us for the use of Google maps. We are pleased about the increased interest in the WABDaB of course, but it is still a not-for-profit effort that we finance out of our own pocke... Read more...
November 2021: fourth Griffon Vulture for Niger
14 Nov 2021 [JBr]
A Griffon Vulture fitted with a satellite transmitter in Navarra, northern Spain, is presently (9 November 2021) north of Tahoua.  See https://www.wabdab.org/db/viewobservation?id=6365490  Note that among the three earlier records for Niger one was of a Griffon Vulture wing-marked in Croat... Read more...
October 2020: New species for Niger: Eurasian Oystercatcher
15 Oct 2020 [JBr]
On 12 September 2020 a Eurasian Oystercatcher was discovered at Goudel ricefields by Benoit Forget.  See the pictures at https://www.wabdab.org/db/species?79082.  This is the first record of this species for Niger and probably for entire inland West Africa!  The bird was still there t... Read more...
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Coverage

109,956 observations
of
579 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5780 photos of 466 species.
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262 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-10-01)

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271 items found, displaying 1 to 50.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
11 Sep 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 9 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
31 Aug 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 80 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
23 Aug 2022 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 8 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 8 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
31 Aug 2022 Abdim's Stork 60 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 Common Swift 6 Mixed swift flock Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
09 Sep 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 6 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Sudan Golden Sparrow 6 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 6 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
31 Aug 2022 Little Swift 6 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Helmeted Guineafowl 6 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Yellow-breasted Barbet 6 6 birds together suggesting adults with recently fledged... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
19 Aug 2022 Abdim's Stork 6 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
21 Aug 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 6 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
21 Aug 2022 Singing Bush Lark 6 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
23 Aug 2022 Abyssinian Roller 6 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
24 Aug 2022 White-throated Bee-eater 6 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
24 Aug 2022 Pied Crow 6 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
26 Aug 2022 Crested Lark 6 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Singing Bush Lark 6 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
11 Sep 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 5000 No / At least 50 roosting trees... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
31 Aug 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 5000 At least 50 roosting trees counted - probably... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Marabou Stork 500 Continued Marabou assembly along Biltine to Salal track Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Sudan Golden Sparrow 50 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
23 Aug 2022 White-throated Bee-eater 50 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
26 Aug 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 50 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
26 Aug 2022 White-throated Bee-eater 50 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
09 Sep 2022 Hoopoe 5 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
19 Aug 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 5 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Abdim's Stork 5 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
23 Mar 2022 Cream-coloured Courser 5 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
11 Sep 2022 Speckled Pigeon 45 Continuous year round nest activity at camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
28 Aug 2022 Abdim's Stork 41 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 4000 Overnight roost - minimum estimate Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 Crested Lark 4 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
09 Sep 2022 Marabou Stork 4 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Abyssinian Roller 4 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Singing Bush Lark 4 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Marabou Stork 4 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Aug 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 4 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Pied Crow 4 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
02 Sep 2022 Wood Sandpiper 4 With green sandpipers at temporary seasonal flood pool Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Sep 2022 White Stork 4 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Northern Red Bishop 4 Full breeding plumage male Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
19 Aug 2022 Grasshopper Buzzard 4 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Grasshopper Buzzard 4 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
22 Aug 2022 Common Buttonquail 4 Several calling at night following rain. Recorded... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Aug 2022 Cricket Warbler 4 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Crested Lark 4 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
21 Aug 2022 Speckled Pigeon 32 Invading base camp flock expanding rapidly since workshop... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher   
271 items found, displaying 1 to 50.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
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