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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

108,684 observations
of
578 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5675 photos of 463 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-05-28)

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279 items found, displaying 51 to 100.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
15 Mar 2022 Dark Chanting Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Western Marsh Harrier 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Grey Heron 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Scarlet-chested Sunbird 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 African Darter 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Egret 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Western Reef Heron 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
08 Mar 2022 Common Rock Thrush 1 Possibly two. First a single perching along... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
05 Mar 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 1 Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
05 Mar 2022 African Openbill Stork 1 seen on Chari River Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
26 Feb 2022 Ostrich 1 Ostriches are being reintroduced , this recently released... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Robert Barnes
26 Feb 2022 Common Quail 1 Chad Robert Barnes
26 Feb 2022 Dunn's Lark 1 Unnamed location Chad Robert Barnes
26 Feb 2022 Common Buttonquail 1 Unnamed location Chad Robert Barnes
25 Feb 2022 Southern Grey Shrike 1 seen flying in front of Scimitar-horned Oryx herd Chad Robert Barnes
24 Feb 2022 House Bunting (E. sahari) 1 Ennedi, Ouadi Sini Chad Robert Barnes
24 Feb 2022 Short-eared Owl 1 Seen near oryx herd OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Ngaba Caleb Tim Wacher
23 Feb 2022 Subalpine Warbler 1 Ennedi, Arc d'Aloba et environs Chad Robert Barnes
23 Feb 2022 Subalpine Warbler 1 Ennedi, Labyrinthe d'Oyo Chad Robert Barnes
22 Feb 2022 White-crowned Black Wheatear 1 Ennedi, Ouadi Sini Chad Robert Barnes
22 Feb 2022 White-crowned Black Wheatear 1 Seen by the Dibirké shelter rock art site Ennedi Degedey Mountain Chad Robert Barnes
02 Feb 2022 Isabelline Wheatear 1 Baga Sola Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
01 Feb 2022 Isabelline Wheatear 1 Bol airport Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
29 Jan 2022 Singing Bush Lark 1 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Booted Eagle 1 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
20 Jan 2022 Steppe Eagle 1 Location from a satellite tracked bird captured in... Unnamed location Chad Ron Efrat Tim Wacher
16 Jan 2022 Golden-breasted Bunting 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
04 Apr 2022 Black-billed Wood Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Cattle Egret 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Little Green Bee-eater 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Yellow-billed Shrike 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Senegal Eremomela 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Ruff 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Vinaceous Dove 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Namaqua Dove 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Cattle Egret 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Hamerkop 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Spur-winged Lapwing 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Little Green Bee-eater 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Black-billed Wood Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Vinaceous Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Cattle Egret 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Red-billed Firefinch 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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