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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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5933 photos of 468 species.
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247 breeding species.
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(As of 2023-01-31)

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266 items found, displaying 251 to 266.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
24 Aug 2022 Abyssinian Roller 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
24 Aug 2022 Senegal Coucal 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
04 Sep 2021 Sanderling Robert Thomson:  Bird observed  through telescope at a... Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
04 Sep 2021 Ortolan Bunting Robert Thomson:  Probable record.  Very brief sighting in... Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
05 Sep 2021 Common Rock Thrush Robert Thomson:  Bird perched very briefly near our... Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
06 Sep 2022 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
06 Sep 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
06 Sep 2022 Yellow-billed Oxpecker 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
06 Sep 2022 Red-necked Falcon 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Oct 2022 African Scops Owl 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Oct 2022 Barn Owl 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
04 Nov 2022 Lesser Blue-eared Starling 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
04 Nov 2022 Great Spotted Cuckoo 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
23 Dec 2022 Namaqua Dove 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
23 Dec 2022 Red-necked Buzzard 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
23 Dec 2022 Western Marsh Harrier 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
266 items found, displaying 251 to 266.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
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