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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

108,684 observations
of
578 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5675 photos of 463 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-05-26)

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276 items found, displaying 251 to 276.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
04 Apr 2022 African Grey Hornbill 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Pied Kingfisher 2 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 Nov 2021 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 20 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Nov 2021 Desert Cisticola 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Nov 2021 House Sparrow 100 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher   
26 Nov 2021 Brown-necked Raven 6 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Nov 2021 White Wagtail 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Nov 2021 Northern Wheatear 5 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 Sudan Golden Sparrow 1 Single bird, non-breeding plumage or female, attracted... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 Cut-throat 1 Female OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 Brown-necked Raven 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 House Sparrow 100 Using 100 as a short-hand for large numbers... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 African Silverbill 100 Usiing 100 as a short hand for large... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 African Swallow-tailed Kite 40 Diminishing numbers in early morning after huge roots... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 Desert Cisticola 5 Prominent in tall Panicum tussock around camp perimeter OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 Pallid Harrier 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 Desert Cisticola 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 African Swallow-tailed Kite 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 Cut-throat 1 Male OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 2 Pair among many house sparrows OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 Northern Wheatear 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 Isabelline Wheatear 2 Along release pen fence-lines OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 House Sparrow 100 Resident camp population. Frequently feeding on grasshoppers... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 African Silverbill 100 Semi-resdient camp population OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 Pied Crow 12 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
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