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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 101 to 150.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
15 Mar 2022 Northern Wheatear Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
29 Nov 2021 Northern Wheatear 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Nov 2021 Northern Wheatear 5 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
04 Apr 2022 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
08 Mar 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 2 At least two among many house sparrows OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 2 Pair among many house sparrows OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
04 Apr 2022 Namaqua Dove 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Namaqua Dove 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Namaqua Dove 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Namaqua Dove 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Namaqua Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Mourning Dove 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Nightjar 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Cormorant 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Little Weaver 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Weaver Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Stint 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Ringed Plover 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Feb 2022 Little Owl 2 Ennedi, Ouadi Sini Chad Robert Barnes
04 Apr 2022 Little Green Bee-eater 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Little Green Bee-eater 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Green Bee-eater 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Egret 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Lavender Waxbill 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Lavender Waxbill 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 20 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Kittlitz's Plover 2 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
29 Nov 2021 Isabelline Wheatear 2 Along release pen fence-lines OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Feb 2022 House Sparrow 8 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Robert Barnes
08 Mar 2022 House Sparrow 100 Colony at base camp OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 House Sparrow 100 Resident camp population. Frequently feeding on grasshoppers... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 House Sparrow 100 Using 100 as a short-hand for large numbers... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Nov 2021 House Sparrow 100 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher   
24 Feb 2022 House Bunting (E. sahari) 1 Ennedi, Ouadi Sini Chad Robert Barnes
23 Mar 2022 Hamerkop 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Hamerkop 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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