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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

108,181 observations
of
577 species
in
499 half-degree blocks.
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5548 photos of 461 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-01-28)

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288 items found, displaying 251 to 288.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
24 Oct 2021 Northern Red Bishop 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
24 Oct 2021 Chestnut-bellied Starling 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Oct 2021 Osprey 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Oct 2021 Green Sandpiper 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Oct 2021 Greater Painted-snipe 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Oct 2021 White-faced Whistling Duck 14 with dependent young Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
01 Nov 2021 Temminck's Courser 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
07 Nov 2021 Griffon Vulture Oiseau balise au nord de l'Espagne, voyez l'image... Unnamed location Niger Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
09 Nov 2021 Griffon Vulture Oiseau balise au nord de l'Espagne, voyez l'image... Unnamed location Niger Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
10 Dec 2021 Mocking Cliff Chat 1 Seen flying up face of boulder strewn hillside... Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Brown-tailed Rock Chat 2 Seen perched then flying at 40-50m in glaring... Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Long-billed Pipit 1 Distinctive and not closely resembling images of other... Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Blue-naped Mousebird 5 Seen and higly vocal Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Vieillot's Barbet 2 Duetting birds heard only Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Common Bulbul 4 Seen and heard Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 6 Several seen and heard Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Dec 2021 White Stork 100 Swirling in the air. A significant, permanent lake... [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
22 Dec 2021 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Dec 2021 Pied Kingfisher 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Dec 2021 Cut-throat 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Dec 2021 Cattle Egret 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Dec 2021 Red-billed Quelea 50 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Dec 2021 Yellow-crowned Gonolek 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Dec 2021 Northern Wheatear 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Dec 2021 Common Kestrel 1 ssp rufescens looks like Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
27 Dec 2021 Wood Sandpiper 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Grey Heron 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Western Marsh Harrier 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Namaqua Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
27 Dec 2021 Cut-throat 5 dependent young Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
27 Dec 2021 Bush Petronia 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Red-billed Firefinch 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Booted Eagle 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Dec 2021 African Palm Swift 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Dec 2021 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Dec 2021 Yellow-billed Kite 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
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