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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...

 
October 2019: Ten years of WABDaB!!
02 Nov 2019 [JBr]

Ten years and a week since the NiBDaB -now WABDAB- went on-line.  We feel we've come a long way since then, adding Chad and Burkina Faso to Niger as focal countries along the way.  Thanks to our many contributors, we are at almost 60.000 records for Niger now, and almost 30.000 for Chad.  And for the three countries combined at 4403 photos of 437 different species.  We can't name all the past observers but present regular contributions by Benoît Forget in Niger and by Elsa Bussiere en Tim Wacher in Chad are essential in keeping the WABDaB flame burning.  We should probably do more about publicity but as long as the WABDaB remains an all-volunteer effort finding the time to publicise our existence remains a problem.  All suggestions on publicity and funding are welcome!

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Coverage

95139 observations
of
567 species
in
477 half-degree blocks.
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4550 photos of 439 species.
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234 breeding species.
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(As of 2020-02-23)

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291 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
16 Feb 2020 Pied Crow numerous Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 Laughing Dove numerous Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 Chestnut-bellied Starling Numerous Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
09 Feb 2020 Yellow-fronted Canary Numerous Large flock of >100 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
09 Feb 2020 Pied Crow Numerous Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
09 Feb 2020 Laughing Dove Numerous Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
09 Feb 2020 Chestnut-bellied Starling Numerous Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
16 Feb 2020 Long-tailed Glossy Starling many Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 Black Kite/Yellow-billed Kite Many Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
09 Feb 2020 Long-tailed Glossy Starling Many Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
09 Feb 2020 Northern Red-billed Hornbill many Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
09 Feb 2020 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu many Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
09 Feb 2020 Little Green Bee-eater many Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
09 Feb 2020 Bush Petronia Many Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
09 Feb 2020 Black Kite/Yellow-billed Kite Many Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
15 Jan 2000 Black-winged Stilt 90 Ouagadougou - Barrage numéro 3 Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 Common Greenshank 9 Ouagadougou - Barrage numéro 3 Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
22 Feb 2020 Speckle-fronted Weaver 8 matinale 7h00 - 10h00 wadi Saga Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 Red-billed Firefinch 8 Iferouane camping & surroundings Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 Pied Kingfisher 8 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Tanja van de Linde
09 Feb 2020 Brown Babbler 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Feb 2020 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 6 matinale 7h00 - 10h00 wadi Saga Niger Benoît FORGET
29 Jan 2000 Hadada Ibis 6 Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 Spotted Thick-knee 6 Foret classée de Gonsé Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 Standard-winged Nightjar 6 Foret classée de Gonsé Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 Exclamatory Paradise Whydah 6 Foret classée de Gonsé Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 White Wagtail 6 Ouagadougou - Barrage numéro 3 Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 Yellow Wagtail 6 Ouagadougou - Barrage numéro 3 Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
16 Feb 2020 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 6 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 Abyssinian Roller 6 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Feb 2020 Pygmy Sunbird 6 Iferouane camping & surroundings Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse 6 Iferouane camping & surroundings Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Feb 2020 Little Grey Woodpecker 6 6 to 8 birds. At least 1 female... Sand dunes W Niamey Niger Benoît FORGET
09 Feb 2020 Black-headed Lapwing 6 Possible nesting. Attempted distracting and 'dive-bombing' when too... Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
15 Jan 2000 Red-throated Bee-eater 50 Foret classée de Gonsé Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
22 Feb 2020 Little Green Bee-eater 5 Relais Kanazi, fleuve Niger Tanja van de Linde
22 Feb 2020 Yellow Wagtail 5 matinale 7h00 - 10h00 wadi Saga Niger Benoît FORGET
29 Jan 2000 Hoopoe 5 Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
27 Jan 2000 Pied Kingfisher 5 Ranch de Nazinga - Barrage... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
27 Jan 2000 Hadada Ibis 5 Ranch de Nazinga - Barrage... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
16 Feb 2020 Common Sand Martin 5 together with Ib Krag Petersen, Saleh Abakar &... Bouchdjani Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Feb 2020 Yellow-billed Shrike 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 Speckle-fronted Weaver 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 Village Indigobird 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 White-rumped Seedeater 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 Fork-tailed Drongo 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 Grey-backed Camaroptera 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 Little Swift 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 Bronze Mannikin 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 Cattle Egret 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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