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Welcome to the WABDaB!

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

109,956 observations
of
579 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5780 photos of 466 species.
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262 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-10-01)

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Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
05 Mar 2020 African Scops Owl Heard only, but heard regularly every night. Unmistakable.... PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
25 Feb 2015 African Scops Owl heard calling PN de Zakouma, general Chad Rod Tether, 22-27 February 2015 Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
01 Dec 2011 African Scops Owl heard at night Parc international du W, Point... Niger Formation ornitho OMT-Ramsar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
30 Nov 2011 African Scops Owl heard Parc international du W, Point... Niger Formation ornitho OMT-Ramsar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
29 Nov 2011 African Scops Owl heard at night Parc international du W, Point... Niger Formation ornitho OMT-Ramsar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
14 Feb 2008 African Scops Owl heard at night, >3 Parc international du W, Point... Niger Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
25 Apr 2008 African Scops Owl chant Parc international du W, Gorges... Niger Erick Kobierzycki Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
03 Mar 2022 African Scops Owl PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
02 Mar 2022 African Scops Owl PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
01 Mar 2022 African Scops Owl PN de Zakouma, Tinga-mare de... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
27 Feb 2022 African Scops Owl PN de Zakouma, Tinga jusqu'a... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
28 Feb 2022 African Scops Owl y inclus en route Tinga-Roguiek v.v. PN de Zakouma, mares de... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
26 Feb 2022 African Scops Owl PN de Zakouma, HQ road... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
09 Oct 2019 African Scops Owl Seen 18:18:00 Chad Fraser Gear
14 Feb 2017 African Scops Owl PN de Zakouma, campement de... Chad C Cohen, JE Francis, CN Spottiswoode Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
13 Feb 2017 African Scops Owl PN de Zakouma, campement de... Chad C Cohen, JE Francis, CN Spottiswoode Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
14 Feb 2019 African Scops Owl precise coordinates10.719521 N 19.82947 E 18:22 pentad PN de Zakouma, Salamat... Chad Fraser Gear
03 Mar 2018 African Scops Owl precise coordinates 10.71943 N 19.829428 E pentad PN de Zakouma, Salamat... Chad Fraser Gear  
23 Dec 2016 African Scops Owl Parc international du W, block... Niger R.J. Dowsett and F. Dowsett-Lemaire Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
24 Dec 2016 African Scops Owl Parc international du W, Point... Niger R.J. Dowsett and F. Dowsett-Lemaire Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
07 Feb 2010 African Scops Owl Parc international du W, Point... Niger R.J. Dowsett and F. Dowsett-Lemaire Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
15 Jun 1977 African Scops Owl 1968-91985: heard calling in June and July, in... Makalondi village Niger Souvairan (1990) WABDaB.org
15 Jul 1977 African Scops Owl 1968-91985: heard calling in June and July, in... Makalondi village Niger Souvairan (1990) WABDaB.org
20 Mar 2015 African Scops Owl Heard at dawn and dusk PN de Zakouma, campement de... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
16 Mar 2015 African Scops Owl Heard calling after dusk PN de Zakouma, campement de... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
17 Mar 2015 African Scops Owl Heard calling after dusk PN de Zakouma, campement de... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
01 Sep 2018 African Scops Owl 1 calling, checked using Xeno-canto give location a name? Niger Benoît FORGET
06 Apr 2018 African Scops Owl 1 heard at camp tinga PN de Zakouma, general Chad Bruno Portier  
19 Nov 1999 African Scops Owl 1 adulte Ranch de Nazinga - Barrage... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
01 Sep 1999 African Scops Owl 1 Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
17 Apr 1999 African Scops Owl 1 adulte Ranch de Nazinga - Barrage... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
25 Apr 1999 African Scops Owl 1 adulte Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
09 Apr 2015 African Scops Owl 1 Trouve dans un arbre a cote de la... PN de Zakouma, Siniaka Chad Robert Barnes
15 Feb 2015 African Scops Owl 1 entendu / heard calling: 288 m asl Bureau A&W 2015 transect 42 Burkina Faso Project BirdLife-NL, Bureau A&W, Jos Hooijmeijer, Marten Sikkema & Leo Zwarts Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
26 Dec 2012 African Scops Owl 1 Inselberg hills Torodi rd, Les... Niger Collin Banke
07 Oct 2000 African Scops Owl 2 Ranch de Nazinga - Barrage... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
08 Apr 2018 African Scops Owl 2 heard PN de Zakouma, campement de... Chad Bruno Portier  
05 Apr 2018 African Scops Owl 2 heard singing route Aboudeia - Camp Tinga... Chad Bruno Portier  
27 Dec 2007 African Scops Owl 25 1 imitating call of Eur Scops Owl Parc international du W, Point... Niger U Barcelona Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
17 Nov 2016 African Scops Owl 3 chantant / singing PN de Zakouma, campement de... Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
15 Feb 2015 African Scops Owl regular PN de Zakouma, bureaux et... Chad Lorna Labuschagne, African Parks Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
15 Mar 2015 African Scops Owl regular PN de Zakouma, bureaux et... Chad Lorna Labuschagne, African Parks Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
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