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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...

 
October 2019: Ten years of WABDaB!!
02 Nov 2019 [JBr]

Ten years and a week since the NiBDaB -now WABDAB- went on-line.  We feel we've come a long way since then, adding Chad and Burkina Faso to Niger as focal countries along the way.  Thanks to our many contributors, we are at almost 60.000 records for Niger now, and almost 30.000 for Chad.  And for the three countries combined at 4403 photos of 437 different species.  We can't name all the past observers but present regular contributions by Benoît Forget in Niger and by Elsa Bussiere en Tim Wacher in Chad are essential in keeping the WABDaB flame burning.  We should probably do more about publicity but as long as the WABDaB remains an all-volunteer effort finding the time to publicise our existence remains a problem.  All suggestions on publicity and funding are welcome!

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95097 observations
of
567 species
in
472 half-degree blocks.
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4462 photos of 438 species.
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233 breeding species.
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(As of 2020-01-24)

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Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
03 Feb 2018 White Stork 100 together with Mbaïti Narcisse Djimasngar & Yves Kayser Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Jan 2018 Abyssinian Ground Hornbill 3 together with Mbaïti Narcisse Djimasngar & Yves... Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Jan 2018 Fan-tailed Raven 3 together with Mbaïti Narcisse Djimasngar & Yves... Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
01 Jan 2020 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 1 together with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
17 Jan 2018 Secretary-bird 1 together with Djimasngar Mbaïti Narcisse, Ndoasal Balangar Félix,... Aboudeia area Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2018 Great White Pelican 10 together with Mbaïti Narcisse Djimasngar & Yves Kayser Abtuyoor Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2018 Fan-tailed Raven 10 together with Mbaïti Narcisse Djimasngar & Yves Kayser Abtuyoor Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
18 Nov 2016 Booted Eagle 1 together with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Abtuyoor Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
18 Nov 2016 Alpine Swift 1 A very large pale brownish swift with a... Abtuyoor Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
18 Nov 2016 Fan-tailed Raven 3 together with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Abtuyoor Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Jan 2018 European Turtle Dove 30 together with Mbaïti Narcisse Djimasngar Gorko Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
20 Dec 2019 Common Kestrel 1 Goudel (Hotel Les Roniers) Niger Tanja van de Linde
20 Dec 2019 Chestnut-bellied Starling 10 Goudel (Hotel Les Roniers) Niger Tanja van de Linde
20 Dec 2019 Greater Blue-eared Starling 20 Goudel (Hotel Les Roniers) Niger Tanja van de Linde
20 Dec 2019 Piapiac 20 Goudel (Hotel Les Roniers) Niger Tanja van de Linde
20 Dec 2019 Western Grey Plantain-eater 5 Goudel (Hotel Les Roniers) Niger Tanja van de Linde
20 Dec 2019 Abyssinian Roller 1 Goudel (Hotel Les Roniers) Niger Tanja van de Linde
20 Dec 2019 White-billed Buffalo Weaver 10 Goudel (Hotel Les Roniers) Niger Tanja van de Linde
20 Dec 2019 Rose-ringed Parakeet 4 Goudel (Hotel Les Roniers) Niger Tanja van de Linde
16 Jan 2017 Northern Crombec 2 together with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval & Nicolas Vincent-Martin Hotel Douguia Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Jan 2017 Moltoni's Warbler 1 female-type Moltoni's, calling the typical rattle... Hotel Douguia Chad Pierre Defos du Rau Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
16 Jan 2017 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 2 together with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval & Nicolas Vincent-Martin Hotel Douguia Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Jan 2017 Grey-backed Camaroptera 1 together with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval & Nicolas Vincent-Martin Hotel Douguia Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Jan 2017 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 1 together with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval & Nicolas Vincent-Martin Hotel Douguia Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
22 Jan 2018 Yellow White-eye 1 together with Djimasngar Mbaïti Narcisse, Ndoasal Balangar Félix,... mare d'Andouma Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
22 Jan 2018 Greater Blue-eared Starling 1 together with Djimasngar Mbaïti Narcisse, Ndoasal Balangar Félix,... mare d'Andouma Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
22 Jan 2018 European Turtle Dove 150 together with Djimasngar Mbaïti Narcisse, Ndoasal Balangar Félix,... mare d'Andouma Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
25 Jan 2019 Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird 1 together with Ib Krag Petersen N'Djamena, Hotel Mercure Chari Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
25 Jan 2019 Common Whitethroat 1 together with Ib Krag Petersen N'Djamena, Hotel Mercure Chari Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
25 Jan 2019 Vieillot's Barbet 1 together with Ib Krag Petersen N'Djamena, Hotel Mercure Chari Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
11 Jan 2018 Barn Owl 1 together with Djimasngar Mbaïti Narcisse, Ndoasal Balangar Félix,... N'Djamena Bilala Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
11 Jan 2018 African Collared Dove 1 together with Djimasngar Mbaïti Narcisse, Ndoasal Balangar Félix,... N'Djamena Bilala Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
11 Jan 2018 Speckled Pigeon 1 together with Djimasngar Mbaïti Narcisse, Ndoasal Balangar Félix,... N'Djamena Bilala Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
11 Jan 2018 Pied Crow 1 together with Djimasngar Mbaïti Narcisse, Ndoasal Balangar Félix,... N'Djamena Bilala Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
11 Jan 2018 Abyssinian Roller 1 together with Djimasngar Mbaïti Narcisse, Ndoasal Balangar Félix,... N'Djamena Bilala Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
18 Jan 2017 White-breasted Cormorant 1 all black adult bird, hence ssp ID uncertain,... N'Djamena-Djérmaya route Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
19 Jan 2020 Cattle Egret 20 maximum during week 3 Nanom Dam Burkina Faso Ian Brown Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
19 Jan 2020 Green Sandpiper 1 maximum during week 3 Nanom Dam Burkina Faso Ian Brown Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
19 Jan 2020 Common Sandpiper 1 maximum during week 3 Nanom Dam Burkina Faso Ian Brown Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
19 Jan 2020 Grey Heron 1 maximum during week 3 Nanom Dam Burkina Faso Ian Brown Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
19 Jan 2020 Pied Kingfisher 1 maximum during week 3 Nanom Dam Burkina Faso Ian Brown Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
19 Jan 2020 Spur-winged Lapwing 5 maximum during week 3 Nanom Dam Burkina Faso Ian Brown Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
18 Jan 2020 Yellow Wagtail 45 Estimation - 1exThunbergii - matinale 7h00 -... Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Common Greenshank 3 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Yellow-crowned Bishop 1 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 White-faced Whistling Duck 220 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Grey Heron 23 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Purple Heron 2 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Common Moorhen 1 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Senegal Thick-knee 2 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
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