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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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5963 photos of 468 species.
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247 breeding species.
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(As of 2023-02-09)

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238 items found, displaying 1 to 50.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
09 Mar 2021 House Sparrow 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Birguimi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
27 Jan 2021 House Sparrow 4 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Kifiri Chad Pierre Defos du Rau  
26 Jan 2021 House Sparrow 3 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Galo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
13 Sep 2022 House Sparrow 150 Visiting nest sites - Nest occupied /... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
06 Sep 2021 House Sparrow Ennedi, oase de Fada Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
01 Sep 2021 House Sparrow Ennedi, Fada, case de passage... Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
02 Sep 2021 House Sparrow Ennedi, Fada, case de passage... Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
06 Sep 2021 House Sparrow Ennedi, Fada, case de passage... Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
10 Sep 2021 House Sparrow Ennedi, Fada, case de passage... Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
02 Sep 2021 House Sparrow Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
15 Sep 2021 House Sparrow Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
21 Sep 2021 House Sparrow Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
11 Sep 2022 House Sparrow 200 Continuous year round nest activity at camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
28 Aug 2022 House Sparrow 200 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
21 Aug 2022 House Sparrow 150 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
01 Apr 2022 House Sparrow 100s Camp colony OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 House Sparrow 100s OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Mar 2022 House Sparrow 100s OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
19 Mar 2022 House Sparrow 100s OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher   
12 Mar 2022 House Sparrow 100 Count a minimum estimate, likley many more in... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Feb 2022 House Sparrow 8 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Robert Barnes
08 Mar 2022 House Sparrow 100 Colony at base camp OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 House Sparrow 100 Resident camp population. Frequently feeding on grasshoppers... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 House Sparrow 100 Using 100 as a short-hand for large numbers... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Nov 2021 House Sparrow 100 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher   
22 Nov 2021 House Sparrow 100 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Nov 2021 House Sparrow 100 Resident around camp, not usually reported. OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
07 Nov 2021 House Sparrow 100 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher   
17 Oct 2020 House Sparrow 5 mange Amdjarass nord Chad Elsa Bussiere Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
18 Oct 2020 House Sparrow 25 perche Amdjarass nord Chad Elsa Bussiere Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
18 Oct 2020 House Sparrow 1 perche Amdjarass sud Chad Elsa Bussiere Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
23 Jun 2020 House Sparrow 1 autre Ennedi, Fada, case de passage... Chad Elsa Bussiere Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
23 Jun 2020 House Sparrow 1 autre Ennedi, Fada, case de passage... Chad Elsa Bussiere Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
25 Jun 2020 House Sparrow 1 mange Ennedi, Fada, case de passage... Chad Elsa Bussiere Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
27 Jun 2020 House Sparrow 1 perche Ennedi, Fada, case de passage... Chad Elsa Bussiere Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
28 Jun 2020 House Sparrow 1 pose Ennedi, Fada, case de passage... Chad Elsa Bussiere Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
29 Jun 2020 House Sparrow 1 perche Ennedi, Fada, case de passage... Chad Elsa Bussiere Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
12 Nov 2019 House Sparrow 20-30 Campement d'oryx - Oryx camp Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher  
07 Jun 2019 House Sparrow 40 Campement d'oryx - Oryx camp Chad ZSL/SCF Tim Wacher
30 Jan 2020 House Sparrow 4 Adult female - Adult male -Flying <10m... Chad Tim Wacher - SCF/ZSL Oryx project Tim Wacher
29 Jan 2020 House Sparrow 10 Eridibe chateau - no Chestnut sparrows seen Chad Tim Wacher - SCF/ZSL Oryx project Tim Wacher
26 Jan 2020 House Sparrow 5 Chad Tim Wacher - SCF/ZSL Oryx project Tim Wacher
18 Nov 2019 House Sparrow 30 Fledgling - Adult -Perched on ground -... Chad Tim Wacher - SCF/ZSL Oryx project Tim Wacher
21 Nov 2019 House Sparrow 12 Chad Tim Wacher - SCF/ZSL Oryx project Tim Wacher
23 Sep 2019 House Sparrow Chad APN bird monitoring: Robert Thomson, Carles Dura & Elsa Bussiere Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
24 Sep 2019 House Sparrow Chad APN bird monitoring: Robert Thomson, Carles Dura & Elsa Bussiere Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
23 Sep 2019 House Sparrow Chad APN bird monitoring: Robert Thomson, Carles Dura & Elsa Bussiere Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
23 Sep 2019 House Sparrow Chad APN bird monitoring: Robert Thomson, Carles Dura & Elsa Bussiere Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
22 Sep 2019 House Sparrow Biltine ville et environs Chad APN bird monitoring: Robert Thomson, Carles Dura & Elsa Bussiere Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
14 Sep 2019 House Sparrow Ennedi, Edie village - Temporary... Chad APN bird monitoring: Robert Thomson, Carles Dura & Elsa Bussiere Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
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