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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 2022-06-27)

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279 items found, displaying 1 to 50.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
16 Jan 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
16 Jan 2022 Greater Blue-eared Starling [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
16 Jan 2022 Red-billed Firefinch [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
16 Jan 2022 Village Weaver [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
16 Jan 2022 African Grey Hornbill [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
16 Jan 2022 Rose-ringed Parakeet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
16 Jan 2022 Bearded Barbet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
16 Jan 2022 African Collared Dove [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
16 Jan 2022 Namaqua Dove [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
16 Jan 2022 Beautiful Sunbird [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
16 Jan 2022 Golden-breasted Bunting 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
16 Jan 2022 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
20 Jan 2022 Steppe Eagle 1 Location from a satellite tracked bird captured in... Unnamed location Chad Ron Efrat Tim Wacher
22 Jan 2022 Pied Crow [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
22 Jan 2022 Grey Woodpecker [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
27 Jan 2022 Dunn's Lark 3 2 ad 1 juv Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet  
27 Jan 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 22 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
27 Jan 2022 Cream-coloured Courser 6 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Hoopoe [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
29 Jan 2022 Abyssinian Roller [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
29 Jan 2022 Common Kestrel [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
29 Jan 2022 Purple Glossy Starling [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
29 Jan 2022 Pearl-spotted Owlet [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
29 Jan 2022 Black Kite/Yellow-billed Kite [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
29 Jan 2022 Sennar Penduline Tit 2 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Red-pate Cisticola 2 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Singing Bush Lark 1 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 White-rumped Seedeater 5 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Northern Wheatear 2 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 3 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Booted Eagle 1 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Black Scrub Robin 2 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Blue-naped Mousebird 2 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Black Stork 2 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Green Wood-hoopoe [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
01 Feb 2022 Isabelline Wheatear 1 Bol airport Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
01 Feb 2022 Yellow Wagtail 10 Bol airport Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
02 Feb 2022 Isabelline Wheatear 1 Baga Sola Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
02 Feb 2022 Green Wood-hoopoe 2 Baga Sola Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
09 Feb 2022 Blue-cheeked Bee-eater 3 Bol airport Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
21 Feb 2022 Abyssinian Roller 2 Seen in hotel carpark Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
21 Feb 2022 Piapiac 3 seen in hotel carpark Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... 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
23 Feb 2022 Little Owl 2 Ennedi, Ouadi Sini Chad Robert Barnes
23 Feb 2022 White-crowned Black Wheatear 2 Adult and Immature seen on cliffs adjacent to... Ennedi, Five Arch Rock and... Chad Robert Barnes
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
23 Feb 2022 Ostrich 3 Part of a flock of reintroduced ostriches recently... Ennedi, Unnamed location Chad Robert Barnes
24 Feb 2022 House Bunting (E. sahari) 1 Ennedi, Ouadi Sini Chad Robert Barnes
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