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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

108,679 observations
of
578 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5669 photos of 463 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-05-23)

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276 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
25 Feb 2022 Southern Grey Shrike 1 seen flying in front of Scimitar-horned Oryx herd Chad Robert Barnes
26 Feb 2022 Common Quail 1 Chad Robert Barnes
20 Apr 2022 Greater Honeyguide 1 Next to our house, perhaps coming for water.... [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
23 Feb 2022 Subalpine Warbler 1 Ennedi, Arc d'Aloba et environs Chad Robert Barnes
23 Feb 2022 White-crowned Black Wheatear 2 Adult and Immature seen on cliffs adjacent to... Ennedi, Five Arch Rock and... Chad Robert Barnes
23 Feb 2022 Subalpine Warbler 1 Ennedi, Labyrinthe d'Oyo Chad Robert Barnes
24 Feb 2022 House Bunting (E. sahari) 1 Ennedi, Ouadi Sini Chad Robert Barnes
22 Feb 2022 White-crowned Black Wheatear 1 Ennedi, Ouadi Sini Chad Robert Barnes
23 Feb 2022 Little Owl 2 Ennedi, Ouadi Sini Chad Robert Barnes
23 Feb 2022 Ostrich 3 Part of a flock of reintroduced ostriches recently... Ennedi, Unnamed location Chad Robert Barnes
22 Feb 2022 White-crowned Black Wheatear 1 Seen by the Dibirké shelter rock art site Ennedi Degedey Mountain Chad Robert Barnes
28 Mar 2022 Green-backed Heron 4 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Cormorant 1 Kiaka 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  
23 Mar 2022 Namaqua Dove 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Cattle Egret 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Hamerkop 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Spur-winged Lapwing 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Pied Crow 20 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 African Wattled Lapwing 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Common Ringed Plover 2 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Western Reef Heron 4 Both black and white morphs. Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Mourning Dove 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Oxpecker 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Collared Pratincole 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Ruff 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Black-winged Stilt 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Vinaceous Dove 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
12 Jan 2022 African Skimmer 4 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Common Greenshank 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Ruff 50 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow Wagtail 4 ssp flava Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Kittlitz's Plover 2 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Collared Pratincole 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Common Sandpiper 25 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Wood Sandpiper 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 20 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Black-winged Stilt 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Stint 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Grey Heron 4 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Western Reef Heron 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 15 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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