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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

108,684 observations
of
578 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5675 photos of 463 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-06-27)

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276 items found, displaying 251 to 276.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
20 Mar 2022 Common Sandpiper 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Western Reef Heron 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 African Darter 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Egret 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Scarlet-chested Sunbird 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow-crowned Gonolek 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Dark Chanting Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Western Marsh Harrier 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Grey Heron 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Grey-backed Camaroptera 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Senegal Coucal 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Sudan Golden Sparrow 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
24 Feb 2022 Short-eared Owl 1 Seen near oryx herd OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Ngaba Caleb Tim Wacher
08 Mar 2022 Common Rock Thrush 1 Possibly two. First a single perching along... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
29 Nov 2021 Cut-throat 1 Male OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 Northern Wheatear 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 Sudan Golden Sparrow 1 Single bird, non-breeding plumage or female, attracted... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 Cut-throat 1 Female OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Nov 2021 White Wagtail 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
15 Mar 2022 Black-crowned Tchagra Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 African Palm Swift Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 African Thrush Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Weaver Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Northern Wheatear Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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