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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

112,772 observations
of
583 species
in
503 half-degree blocks.
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5896 photos of 468 species.
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247 breeding species.
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(As of 2023-01-28)

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266 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
05 Aug 2022 Black-billed Wood Dove 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Aug 2022 Tawny-flanked Prinia 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Aug 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Aug 2022 Senegal Coucal 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Aug 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
16 Mar 2021 Southern Grey Shrike 1 leucopygos type, with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 European/African Reed Warbler 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Great Reed Warbler 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Woodchat Shrike 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Pied Crow 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Grey-backed Camaroptera 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Mourning Dove 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 African Collared Dove 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Laughing Dove 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Namaqua Dove 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 European Turtle Dove 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Abyssinian Roller 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Senegal Coucal 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Temminck's Stint 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Greater Painted-snipe 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Booted Eagle 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Eastern Imperial Eagle 1 2nd cal. y., with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Common Kestrel 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Common Moorhen 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Common Ringed Plover 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Montagu's Harrier 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Pygmy Sunbird 1 singing, with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum &... Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Caspian Tern 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Yellow Wagtail 1 Motacilla feldegg superciliaris with yellow throat, with Jean-Yves... Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Yellow Wagtail 1 Motacilla feldegg superciliaris type, with pale yellowish throat... Etiopi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Black Scrub Robin 1 singing, with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum &... Etiopi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Little Stint 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Etiopi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Common Whitethroat 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Abrefe Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Rufous Scrub Robin 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Abrefe Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Little Stint 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Abrefe Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Mourning Dove 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Dab Ouad Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Village Indigobird 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Dab Ouad Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
13 Mar 2021 Buff-bellied Warbler 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Goffé Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
11 Mar 2021 Purple Swamphen 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Shana Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 adult, with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum &... Maguet Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Black Scrub Robin 1 singing, with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum &... Kifiri Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Gabar Goshawk 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Kifiri Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Pygmy Sunbird 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Kifiri Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
09 Mar 2021 Black-crowned Night Heron 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Galo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
09 Mar 2021 Woodchat Shrike 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Galo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
09 Mar 2021 Marabou Stork 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Galo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
26 Jun 2014 Fanti Saw-wing 1 all black Swallow with deeply forked tail, with... Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
09 Mar 2021 Gabar Goshawk 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Moudo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
09 Mar 2021 Winding Cisticola 1 buzzing call heard along with the song. Could... Moudo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
09 Mar 2021 Grassland Pipit 1 or rather sp! with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh... Birguimi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
266 items found, displaying 51 to 100.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
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