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Welcome to the WABDaB!

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 Pied Crow 16 Young birds Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
02 Sep 2022 Wood Sandpiper 4 With green sandpipers at temporary seasonal flood pool Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 White-throated Bee-eater 20 Very widespread and displaying Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Aug 2022 Desert Cisticola 2 Very strong reaction late pm to African... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
04 Sep 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Typical adult plumage Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Sep 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Typical adult plumage Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Marabou Stork 12 Start of a 20km sector repeated groups of... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Shikra 1 Small accipiter, no white on rump. Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Bronze-winged Courser 1 Single bird flushed on perimeter firebreak while walking.... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
10 Sep 2022 Singing Bush Lark 12 Singing overhead Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Aug 2022 Cricket Warbler 2 Singing males regular Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Aug 2022 Dunn's Lark 1 Singing male seen and heard Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Singing Bush Lark 1 Singing displays Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Cricket Warbler 1 Singing Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
22 Aug 2022 Common Buttonquail 4 Several calling at night following rain. Recorded... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
02 Sep 2022 Quail-plover 1 Seen flying and on the ground, identified from... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Firmin Dingamtebeye Tim Wacher
21 Aug 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 3000 Roost- minimum 30 trees occupied overnight Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Aug 2022 Common Swift 12 Relatively uniform dark Apus sp. - not Pallid,... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
31 Aug 2022 Common Swift 30 Relatively uniform dark Apus sp. - not Pallid,... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Sep 2022 Common Swift 25 Relatively uniform dark Apus sp. - not Pallid,... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
25 Aug 2022 Common Swift 25 Relatively uniform dark Apus sp. - not Pallid,... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
26 Aug 2022 Common Swift 25 Relatively uniform dark Apus sp. - not Pallid,... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 2 Presumed breeding likely. Many singing males overhead. Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Grasshopper Buzzard 2 Perching low or standing in short grass -... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 1000 Overnight roost - minimum estimate Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 4000 Overnight roost - minimum estimate Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
23 Aug 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 3000 Overnight roost - minimum estimate Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
24 Aug 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 2000 Overnight roost - minimum estimate Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
26 Aug 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 1000 Overnight roost - minimum estimate Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
09 Sep 2022 White Stork 250 No / Stalking through grassland with hind... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Sep 2022 White Stork 200 No / Stalking through grassland with hind... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 White Stork 250 No / Stalking through grassland with hind... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Common Buttonquail 1 No / Single bird flushed by moving... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Icterine Warbler 1 No / Same tree as smaller wood... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Whinchat 1 No / Same tree as Black-eared wheatear. Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Sep 2022 Montagu's Harrier 2 No / Grey wings with streaky brown... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Yellow Wagtail 12 No / Flock around transhumant camel herd-... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Sep 2022 Western Marsh Harrier 1 No / Female/immature type- following close behind... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 5000 No / At least 50 roosting trees... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
08 Sep 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 3 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Cricket Warbler 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 6 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Singing Bush Lark 10 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Marabou Stork 4 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Southern Grey Shrike 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Spotted Flycatcher 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Subalpine Warbler 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Spotted Flycatcher 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Lesser Whitethroat 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
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