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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 2022-05-27)

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276 items found, displaying 51 to 100.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
27 Nov 2021 Desert Cisticola 5 Prominent in tall Panicum tussock around camp perimeter OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Nov 2021 Northern Wheatear 5 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 African Swallow-tailed Kite 40 Diminishing numbers in early morning after huge roots... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Feb 2022 Speckled Pigeon 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Robert Barnes
04 Apr 2022 Speckled Pigeon 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Black-crowned Tchagra 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Fork-tailed Drongo 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Zitting Cisticola 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2022 Green-backed Heron 4 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Western Reef Heron 4 Both black and white morphs. Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Common Bulbul 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
12 Jan 2022 African Skimmer 4 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow Wagtail 4 ssp flava Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Grey Heron 4 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Rufous Scrub Robin 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Beautiful Sunbird 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Speckled Pigeon 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
08 Mar 2022 Speckled Pigeon 4 Two young produced in nest under solar panesl OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 Desert Cisticola 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Nov 2021 Desert Cisticola 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
05 Mar 2022 Piapiac 3 Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
21 Feb 2022 Piapiac 3 seen in hotel carpark Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
23 Feb 2022 Ostrich 3 Part of a flock of reintroduced ostriches recently... Ennedi, Unnamed location Chad Robert Barnes
29 Jan 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 3 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
27 Jan 2022 Dunn's Lark 3 2 ad 1 juv Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet  
20 Mar 2022 Beautiful Sunbird 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Northern Wheatear 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Rufous Scrub Robin 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Hamerkop 3 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Hamerkop 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
08 Mar 2022 Cut-throat 3 Immature with yellow gape seen with adults OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
04 Apr 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Vinaceous Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Pied Crow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 25 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Pied Crow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Common Sandpiper 25 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
276 items found, displaying 51 to 100.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
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