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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 2023-02-02)

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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
16 Mar 2021 Fulvous Whistling Duck 9 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
02 Feb 2021 European Turtle Dove 80 with Julien Birard PN de Zakouma, mare de... Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Red-billed Quelea 70000 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
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)
14 Mar 2021 Mourning Dove 6 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Abrefe Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Blue-cheeked Bee-eater 6 with Julien Birard et M'baiti Djimasngar Narcisse mare Dim Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Marabou Stork 6 with Julien Birard Haraze Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Ruff 500 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Egyptian Goose 500 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Black-tailed Godwit 500 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Maguet Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 European Turtle Dove 50 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Dab Ouad Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
26 Jun 2014 African Jacana 5 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Paul Ouedraogo, Germaine Ouedraogo, Idrissa... Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
26 Jun 2014 Helmeted Guineafowl 5 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Paul Ouedraogo, Germaine Ouedraogo, Idrissa... Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
05 Aug 2022 Northern Red Bishop 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Aug 2022 Yellow-billed Shrike 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
16 Mar 2021 Sedge Warbler 5 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Yellow-billed Kite 5 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Black-headed Heron 5 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Squacco Heron 5 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 5 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Dab Ouad Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Red-billed Firefinch 5 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Dab Ouad Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Common Snipe 5 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Maguet Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Fulvous Whistling Duck 5 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Maguet Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 5 with Julien Birard et M'baiti Djimasngar Narcisse mare Dim Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Garganey 40000 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Squacco Heron 40 breeding plumage, with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 African Silverbill 4 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 Common Snipe 4 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Pied Crow 4 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Etiopi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Little Ringed Plover 4 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Abrefe Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
11 Mar 2021 Grassland Pipit 4 rather "Anthus sp", calls soft and repeated tchlup... Shana Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
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)
16 Mar 2021 Red-billed Quelea 300000 probably far more, with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Black-tailed Godwit 3000 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Abrefe Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Collared Pratincole 300 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Maguet Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 African Collared Dove 30 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Dab Ouad Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Blue-cheeked Bee-eater 30 with Julien Birard et M'baiti Djimasngar Narcisse mare de Tafok Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
26 Jun 2014 Broad-billed Roller 3 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Paul Ouedraogo, Germaine Ouedraogo, Idrissa... Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
26 Jun 2014 Bateleur 3 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Paul Ouedraogo, Germaine Ouedraogo, Idrissa... Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
26 Jun 2014 Hamerkop 3 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Paul Ouedraogo, Germaine Ouedraogo, Idrissa... Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
26 Jun 2014 Pied Kingfisher 3 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Paul Ouedraogo, Germaine Ouedraogo, Idrissa... Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
06 Sep 2022 Yellow-billed Oxpecker 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
16 Mar 2021 White-rumped Seedeater 3 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 Black Scrub Robin 3 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 African Palm Swift 3 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Pallid Harrier 3 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
266 items found, displaying 1 to 50.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
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