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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
16 Mar 2021 Yellow Wagtail 13 including 1 classic feldegg and 2 superciliaris type... Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Yellow Wagtail 1 Motacilla feldegg superciliaris with yellow throat, with Jean-Yves... Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Yellow Wagtail 1 Motacilla feldegg superciliaris type, with pale yellowish throat... Etiopi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Feb 2021 Yellow Wagtail 20 Dab Ouad Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
13 Aug 2022 Yellow-fronted Canary 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
23 Jun 2014 Yellow-crowned Gonolek 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Yellow-billed Stork 3 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Yellow-billed Stork 10 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Etiopi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
11 Mar 2021 Yellow-billed Stork 2 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Shana Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Yellow-billed Shrike 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
05 Aug 2022 Yellow-billed Shrike 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
06 Sep 2022 Yellow-billed Oxpecker 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
07 Jan 2023 Yellow-billed Kite 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
16 Mar 2021 Yellow-billed Kite 5 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Wood Sandpiper 25 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
26 Jun 2014 Woodland Kingfisher 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Paul Ouedraogo, Germaine Ouedraogo, Idrissa... Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Woodchat Shrike 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
09 Mar 2021 Woodchat Shrike 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Galo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Woodchat Shrike 1 with Julien Birard Haraze Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
09 Mar 2021 Winding Cisticola 1 buzzing call heard along with the song. Could... Moudo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 White-winged Black Tern 15 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
26 Jun 2014 White-faced Whistling Duck 11 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Paul Ouedraogo, Germaine Ouedraogo, Idrissa... Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
13 Aug 2022 White-faced Whistling Duck 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
16 Mar 2021 White-faced Whistling Duck 150 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 White-faced Whistling Duck 1000 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Abrefe Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 White-faced Whistling Duck 2000 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Maguet Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
07 Jan 2023 Western Marsh Harrier 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
23 Dec 2022 Western Marsh Harrier 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
16 Mar 2021 Western Marsh Harrier 3 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
06 Feb 2021 Western Marsh Harrier 10 with Julien Birard, Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum... PN de Zakouma, mares de... Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
28 Jun 2022 Village Indigobird 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
14 Mar 2021 Village Indigobird 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Dab Ouad Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
26 Jun 2014 Vieillot's Barbet 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Paul Ouedraogo, Germaine Ouedraogo, Idrissa... Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
05 Aug 2022 Vieillot's Barbet 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
16 Mar 2021 Vieillot's Barbet 2 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
05 Aug 2022 Tawny-flanked Prinia 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
16 Mar 2021 Tawny-flanked Prinia 15 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
09 Mar 2021 Tawny-flanked Prinia 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Birguimi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Tawny Eagle 2 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Steppe Eagle 2 both immatures first identified by broad white band... Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Mar 2021 Steppe Eagle 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Unnamed location 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 Squacco Heron 5 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
26 Jun 2014 Spur-winged Lapwing 2 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Paul Ouedraogo, Germaine Ouedraogo, Idrissa... Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Spur-winged Lapwing 2 alarming, with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Southern Grey Shrike 1 leucopygos type, with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
26 Jun 2014 Shikra 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Paul Ouedraogo, Germaine Ouedraogo, Idrissa... Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
26 Jun 2014 Senegal Coucal 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Paul Ouedraogo, Germaine Ouedraogo, Idrissa... Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso 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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