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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 251 to 280.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
15 Mar 2022 Black-crowned Tchagra Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 African Thrush Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Weaver Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Northern Wheatear Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Rufous Scrub Robin 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Shrike 12 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Greater Blue-eared Starling 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Scarlet-chested Sunbird 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Beautiful Sunbird 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
27 Jan 2022 Dunn's Lark 3 2 ad 1 juv Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet  
23 Feb 2022 White-crowned Black Wheatear 2 Adult and Immature seen on cliffs adjacent to... Ennedi, Five Arch Rock and... Chad Robert Barnes
23 Mar 2022 Western Reef Heron 4 Both black and white morphs. Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
10 Apr 2022 Senegal Batis 1 Carrying food Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
26 Feb 2022 Black-eared Wheatear 2 Eastern Black-eared Wheatear Unnamed location Chad Robert Barnes
22 May 2022 Barn Swallow 10 Joined the flock of Red-chested swallows. Sanbrado 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  
20 Apr 2022 Greater Honeyguide 1 Next to our house, perhaps coming for water.... [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
26 Feb 2022 Ostrich 1 Ostriches are being reintroduced , this recently released... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Robert Barnes
23 Feb 2022 Ostrich 3 Part of a flock of reintroduced ostriches recently... Ennedi, Unnamed location Chad Robert Barnes
22 Feb 2022 White-crowned Black Wheatear 1 Seen by the Dibirké shelter rock art site Ennedi Degedey Mountain Chad Robert Barnes
25 Feb 2022 Southern Grey Shrike 1 seen flying in front of Scimitar-horned Oryx herd Chad Robert Barnes
21 Feb 2022 Abyssinian Roller 2 Seen in hotel carpark Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
21 Feb 2022 Piapiac 3 seen in hotel carpark Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
05 Mar 2022 African Openbill Stork 1 seen on Chari River Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
15 Mar 2022 Yellow Wagtail 4 ssp flava Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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