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Welcome to the WABDaB!

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 2022-08-15)

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280 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
20 Apr 2022 Greater Honeyguide 1 Next to our house, perhaps coming for water.... [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
14 Apr 2022 African Wattled Lapwing 2 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown
14 Apr 2022 Black-crowned Tchagra 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown
14 Apr 2022 Four-banded Sandgrouse 4 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown
14 Apr 2022 Green Wood-hoopoe 5 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 Senegal Thick-knee 15 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown
14 Apr 2022 Spotted Thick-knee 2 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown
14 Apr 2022 Western Reef Heron 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown
28 Mar 2022 Green-backed Heron 4 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Cormorant 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 African Wattled Lapwing 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Common Ringed Plover 2 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Western Reef Heron 4 Both black and white morphs. Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Mourning Dove 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Oxpecker 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Collared Pratincole 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Ruff 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Black-winged Stilt 5 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  
23 Mar 2022 Pied Crow 20 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 25 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
01 Apr 2022 Sudan Golden Sparrow 50 Local numbers increasing, start of seasonal influx?. OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
01 Apr 2022 Brown-necked Raven 8 Camp followers OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
01 Apr 2022 Pied Crow 150 Camp followers OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
01 Apr 2022 House Sparrow 100s Camp colony OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
01 Apr 2022 African Silverbill 500+ Camp colony/visitors - minimum count, using water drips... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
01 Apr 2022 Singing Bush Lark 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
01 Apr 2022 Crested Lark 6 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
01 Apr 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 50 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
30 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller 1 First of season to turn up at basecamp? OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Mar 2022 House Sparrow 100s OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 African Collared Dove 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 White Wagtail 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 2 Morning ritual of attacking image in reflective office... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 800+ Roosting across mulitple Balanites around camp. OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 Fulvous Babbler 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 Cricket Warbler 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 Barn Swallow 6 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 10 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
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