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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

113,835 observations
of
585 species
in
507 half-degree blocks.
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6402 photos of 472 species.
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247 breeding species.
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(As of 2024-04-15)

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241 items found, displaying 1 to 50.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
06 Mar 2024 Abyssinian Ground Hornbill PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
02 Mar 2024 Abyssinian Roller Arada, 5 km W of Chad Zarek Cockar info
04 Dec 2023 African Collared Dove 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
04 Dec 2023 African Collared Dove 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
06 Mar 2024 African Fish Eagle PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 African Golden Oriole PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 African Grey Hornbill PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 African Harrier Hawk PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 African Jacana PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 African Openbill Stork PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
04 Jan 2008 African Palm Swift Parc international du W, général Niger Ulf Liedén (WABDaB.org) info
06 Mar 2024 African Sacred Ibis PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 African Scops Owl PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
26 Feb 2024 African Silverbill Ennedi, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
04 Dec 2023 African Silverbill 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
18 Nov 2023 African Silverbill 25 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
06 Mar 2024 African Spoonbill PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 African Swallow-tailed Kite PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
07 Nov 2023 African Swallow-tailed Kite 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
06 Mar 2024 African Wattled Lapwing PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 Barn Swallow PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 Bateleur PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 Beaudouin's Snake Eagle PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 Beautiful Sunbird PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 Black-bellied Bustard PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 Black-billed Wood Dove PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 Black-crowned Night Heron PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
27 Nov 2023 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 20 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
04 Dec 2023 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 25 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
04 Dec 2023 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
26 Feb 2024 Black-crowned Tchagra a flash of the bird flying between two... Ennedi, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
17 Nov 2023 Black-crowned Tchagra 1 Recording of this bird at close range in... Ouadi Kharma - Id Lidey Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
06 Mar 2024 Black-headed Gonolek PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 Black-headed Heron PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 Black-rumped Waxbill PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
26 Feb 2024 Black Scimitarbill Ennedi, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
26 Feb 2024 Black Scrub Robin Ennedi, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
04 Dec 2023 Black Scrub Robin 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
04 Dec 2023 Black Scrub Robin 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
04 Dec 2023 Black Scrub Robin 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
26 Feb 2024 Blackstart Ennedi, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
06 Mar 2024 Black-winged Stilt PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
26 Feb 2024 Blue-naped Mousebird Ennedi, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
04 Dec 2023 Blue-naped Mousebird 3 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info receipt_long
29 Nov 2023 Booted Eagle 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
02 Mar 2024 Brown-crowned Tchagra 5:41 AM Acacia - Balanites woodland on... Arada, 5 km W of Chad Zarek Cockar info
26 Feb 2024 Brown-necked Raven Ennedi, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
28 Nov 2023 Brown-necked Raven 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
18 Nov 2023 Brown-necked Raven 4 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
06 Mar 2024 Brown Snake Eagle PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar info
241 items found, displaying 1 to 50.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 [Next/Last]
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