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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 2022-08-14)

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Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
26 Jun 2022 Common Buttonquail 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
26 Jun 2022 Green-backed Heron 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
26 Jun 2022 Pale Flycatcher 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
26 Jun 2022 Red-necked Buzzard 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
26 Jun 2022 Spotted Thick-knee 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
19 Jun 2022 White Helmetshrike 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
12 Jun 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
12 Jun 2022 Grey-headed Kingfisher 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Jun 2022 Green-winged Pytilia 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Jun 2022 Grey Kestrel 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Jun 2022 Vieillot's Barbet 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
29 May 2022 Red-necked Buzzard 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
29 May 2022 Woodchat Shrike 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 May 2022 Short-winged Cisticola 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 May 2022 Sudan Golden Sparrow 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 May 2022 Yellow-fronted Canary 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
29 Apr 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
29 Apr 2022 Green-winged Pytilia 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
20 Apr 2022 Greater Honeyguide 1 Next to our house, perhaps coming for water.... [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
14 Apr 2022 Black-crowned Tchagra 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown
14 Apr 2022 Common Greenshank 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown
14 Apr 2022 Northern Crombec 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown
14 Apr 2022 Western Reef Heron 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown
10 Apr 2022 Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
10 Apr 2022 Dark Chanting Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
10 Apr 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
10 Apr 2022 Heuglin's Wheatear 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
10 Apr 2022 Scarlet-chested Sunbird 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
10 Apr 2022 Senegal Batis 1 Carrying food Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
10 Apr 2022 Spotted Thick-knee 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
04 Apr 2022 Senegal Coucal 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Dark Chanting Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Rufous-crowned Roller 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Red-necked Falcon 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Woodchat Shrike 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Grey-backed Camaroptera 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
30 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller 1 First of season to turn up at basecamp? OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Cormorant 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
27 Mar 2022 White Wagtail 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Mar 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Mar 2022 Yellow Wagtail 1 Resembles field guide representation of 'superciliaris' or 'dombrowskii'... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
23 Mar 2022 African Wattled Lapwing 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Bearded Barbet 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Golden-breasted Bunting 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Yellow-crowned Gonolek 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Dark Chanting Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Western Marsh Harrier 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Grey Heron 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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