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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

112,772 observations
of
583 species
in
503 half-degree blocks.
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5933 photos of 468 species.
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247 breeding species.
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(As of 2023-01-31)

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266 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
10 Feb 2021 Northern Pintail 66.800 roost of 90.000 mostly Northern Pintail and Garganey Lac Fitri general Chad Pierre Defos du Rau, Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
10 Feb 2021 Garganey 28.100 roost of 90.000 mostly Northern Pintail and Garganey Lac Fitri general Chad Pierre Defos du Rau, Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
10 Feb 2021 Black-tailed Godwit 32.000 Thirty-two thousand, quite amazing Lac Fitri general Chad Pierre Defos du Rau, Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
10 Mar 2021 Isabelline Shrike 1 Cream-coloured underparts washed with fawn/salmon, pale bill base,... Galo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime Rotoudjimbaye Betoloum Pierre Defos du Rau
04 Sep 2021 Sanderling Robert Thomson:  Bird observed  through telescope at a... Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
05 Sep 2021 Common Rock Thrush Robert Thomson:  Bird perched very briefly near our... Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
04 Sep 2021 Ortolan Bunting Robert Thomson:  Probable record.  Very brief sighting in... Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
16 Mar 2021 Southern Grey Shrike 1 leucopygos type, with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 White-rumped Seedeater 3 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 European/African Reed Warbler 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Great Reed Warbler 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Eastern Olivaceous Warbler 2 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Common Whitethroat 2 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Woodchat Shrike 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Pied Crow 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 2 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Red-billed Quelea 300000 probably far more, with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 2 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Red-billed Firefinch 2 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 African Silverbill 4 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 10 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Common Sand Martin 3 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Ethiopian Swallow 3 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Yellow Wagtail 13 including 1 classic feldegg and 2 superciliaris type... Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Red-throated Pipit 10 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Black Scrub Robin 3 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Northern Wheatear 2 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Tawny-flanked Prinia 15 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Grey-backed Camaroptera 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Sedge Warbler 5 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Gull-billed Tern 3 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Mourning Dove 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 African Collared Dove 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Laughing Dove 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Namaqua Dove 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 European Turtle Dove 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 African Palm Swift 3 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Abyssinian Roller 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Senegal Coucal 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Vieillot's Barbet 2 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Black-headed Lapwing 4 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Black-tailed Godwit 1000 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Little Stint 15 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Temminck's Stint 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Ruff 500 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Marsh Sandpiper 10 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Wood Sandpiper 25 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Greater Painted-snipe 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Common Snipe 4 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 White-winged Black Tern 15 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
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