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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

109,483 observations
of
579 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5775 photos of 465 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-08-15)

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138 items found, displaying 1 to 50.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
01 Jan 2021 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow  
01 Jan 2021 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1 Calling - matinale 6h30 - 10h30 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
03 Jan 2021 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1 matinale 6h45 - 10h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
10 Jan 2020 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow  
14 Jan 2016 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
15 Jan 2019 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
15 Jan 1979 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1968-1989: The most numerous of local owls. ... block Gotheye SE (Makalondi) Niger Souvairan (1990) WABDaB.org
15 Jan 1979 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1968-1989: The most numerous of local owls. ... block Gotheye SO (Darguiti) Niger Souvairan (1990) WABDaB.org
18 Jan 2017 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
19 Jan 2019 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1 matinale 6h40 - 10h00 sur les berges entre... Niamey, bar Cap Banga Niger Benoît FORGET  
26 Jan 2019 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow  
26 Jan 2019 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1 singing Goudel, Hotel Les Roniers Niger Benoît FORGET
29 Jan 2022 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
30 Jan 2017 Pearl-spotted Owlet Parc international du W, bouche... Niger R.J. Dowsett and F. Dowsett-Lemaire Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
31 Jan 1998 Pearl-spotted Owlet In garden behind prefet's residence still regulalry calling... Maradi Niger Adam Manvell
01 Feb 2017 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
03 Feb 2016 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
09 Feb 2020 Pearl-spotted Owlet 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
10 Feb 2015 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1 Burkina Faso Project BirdLife-NL, Bureau A&W, Jos Hooijmeijer, Marten Sikkema & Leo Zwarts Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
13 Feb 2008 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1 mobbed by 2 Eremomela, 2 Pygmy Sunbird, 1... Parc international du W, Point... Niger Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
13 Feb 2008 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1 heard, along Mekrou north Parc international du W, Point... Niger Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
14 Feb 2017 Pearl-spotted Owlet PN de Zakouma, campement de... Chad C Cohen, JE Francis, CN Spottiswoode Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
15 Feb 2016 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow  
15 Feb 1979 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1968-1989: The most numerous of local owls. ... block Gotheye SE (Makalondi) Niger Souvairan (1990) WABDaB.org
15 Feb 1979 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1968-1989: The most numerous of local owls. ... block Gotheye SO (Darguiti) Niger Souvairan (1990) WABDaB.org
15 Feb 2015 Pearl-spotted Owlet regular PN de Zakouma, campement de... Chad Lorna Labuschagne, African Parks Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
16 Feb 1994 Pearl-spotted Owlet Makalondi, Buanyuantula (chez PS) Niger Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
23 Feb 2008 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1 heard Mare de Kokoro Niger Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
25 Feb 2015 Pearl-spotted Owlet heard calling PN de Zakouma, general Chad Rod Tether, 22-27 February 2015 Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
26 Feb 2022 Pearl-spotted Owlet PN de Zakouma, HQ road... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
28 Feb 2022 Pearl-spotted Owlet y inclus en route Tinga-Roguiek v.v. PN de Zakouma, mares de... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
01 Mar 2019 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow  
01 Mar 2017 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
03 Mar 2022 Pearl-spotted Owlet PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
05 Mar 2020 Pearl-spotted Owlet Seen once flying past, heard once in the... PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
14 Mar 2016 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow  
15 Mar 2016 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow  
15 Mar 1979 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1968-1989: The most numerous of local owls. ... block Gotheye SE (Makalondi) Niger Souvairan (1990) WABDaB.org
15 Mar 1979 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1968-1989: The most numerous of local owls. ... block Gotheye SO (Darguiti) Niger Souvairan (1990) WABDaB.org
15 Mar 2015 Pearl-spotted Owlet regular PN de Zakouma, campement de... Chad Lorna Labuschagne, African Parks Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
17 Mar 2015 Pearl-spotted Owlet PN de Zakouma, campement de... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
18 Mar 2012 Pearl-spotted Owlet 2 At least two heard at once. Later one... Maradi Niger David Kusserow
18 Mar 2011 Pearl-spotted Owlet 2 heard, duet Niamey, SIL center Niger Debbie Hatfield
21 Mar 2015 Pearl-spotted Owlet PN de Zakouma, campement de... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
24 Mar 2019 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1 singing Agadez Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Mar 2021 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1 Parc de l'Ambassade du Nigeria Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2016 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
04 Apr 2022 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
07 Apr 2017 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
15 Apr 1979 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1968-1989: The most numerous of local owls. ... block Gotheye SE (Makalondi) Niger Souvairan (1990) WABDaB.org
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