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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 2022-05-26)

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276 items found, displaying 151 to 200.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
15 Mar 2022 Hamerkop 3 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Hamerkop 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Grey Kestrel 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Grey Heron 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Grey Heron 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Grey Heron 4 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Grey Heron 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Grey-backed Camaroptera 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Grey-backed Camaroptera 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Grey-backed Camaroptera 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2022 Green-backed Heron 4 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Apr 2022 Greater Honeyguide 1 Next to our house, perhaps coming for water.... [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
20 Mar 2022 Greater Blue-eared Starling 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Greater Blue-eared Starling 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Golden-breasted Bunting 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Fork-tailed Drongo 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Fork-tailed Drongo 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Fork-tailed Drongo 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
26 Feb 2022 Dunn's Lark 1 Unnamed location Chad Robert Barnes
27 Jan 2022 Dunn's Lark 3 2 ad 1 juv Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet  
04 Apr 2022 Double-spurred Francolin 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Double-spurred Francolin 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Double-spurred Francolin 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
29 Nov 2021 Desert Cisticola 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
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 Desert Cisticola 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
04 Apr 2022 Dark Chanting Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Dark Chanting Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Dark Chanting Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Cut-throat 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Cut-throat 15 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  
29 Nov 2021 Cut-throat 1 Male 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 Feb 2022 Cream-coloured Courser 2 Unnamed location Chad Robert Barnes
27 Jan 2022 Cream-coloured Courser 6 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
20 Mar 2022 Common Sandpiper 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Common Sandpiper 25 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
08 Mar 2022 Common Rock Thrush 1 Possibly two. First a single perching along... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
23 Mar 2022 Common Ringed Plover 2 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Common Ringed Plover 15 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
26 Feb 2022 Common Quail 1 Chad Robert Barnes
15 Mar 2022 Common Greenshank 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
26 Feb 2022 Common Buttonquail 1 Unnamed location Chad Robert Barnes
04 Apr 2022 Common Bulbul 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Common Bulbul 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Common Bulbul 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Collared Pratincole 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Collared Pratincole 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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