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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

108,761 observations
of
578 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5773 photos of 465 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-07-03)

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280 items found, displaying 101 to 150.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
15 Mar 2022 Common Greenshank 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Wood Sandpiper 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Stint 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Spur-winged Lapwing 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Vinaceous Dove 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Shrike 12 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
26 Feb 2022 African Silverbill 14 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Robert Barnes
05 Jun 2022 Little Green Bee-eater 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Jun 2022 Red-chested Swallow 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
29 May 2022 Grey Heron 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 May 2022 Red-chested Swallow 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
14 Apr 2022 Senegal Thick-knee 15 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown
29 Apr 2022 Abyssinian Roller 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
04 Apr 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Abyssinian Roller 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Red-billed Firefinch 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Cut-throat 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Shrike 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Yellow-fronted Canary 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Cut-throat 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 15 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Common Ringed Plover 15 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Brown-backed Woodpecker 1 juv Juvenile, with red spot on hind crown/nape. Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
26 Jun 2022 African Wattled Lapwing 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
26 Jun 2022 Didric Cuckoo 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
19 Jun 2022 Mottled Spinetail 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
19 Jun 2022 Zitting Cisticola 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
12 Jun 2022 Didric Cuckoo 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
12 Jun 2022 Spur-winged Lapwing 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Jun 2022 Zitting Cisticola 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
29 May 2022 Senegal Eremomela 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 May 2022 Bruce's Green Pigeon 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 May 2022 Red-necked Falcon 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 May 2022 Vitelline Masked Weaver 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
14 Apr 2022 African Wattled Lapwing 2 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown
14 Apr 2022 Spotted Thick-knee 2 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown
10 Apr 2022 Senegal Eremomela 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
10 Apr 2022 Violet-backed Starling 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
10 Apr 2022 Red-necked Falcon 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
29 Apr 2022 Grasshopper Buzzard 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
26 Feb 2022 Cream-coloured Courser 2 Unnamed location Chad Robert Barnes
26 Feb 2022 Black-eared Wheatear 2 Eastern Black-eared Wheatear Unnamed location Chad Robert Barnes
05 Mar 2022 Pied Kingfisher 2 Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
21 Feb 2022 Abyssinian Roller 2 Seen in hotel carpark Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... 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
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