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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

108,181 observations
of
577 species
in
499 half-degree blocks.
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5548 photos of 461 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-01-28)

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288 items found, displaying 251 to 288.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
22 Aug 2021 African Thrush 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
22 Aug 2021 Long-tailed Cormorant 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
22 Aug 2021 Yellow-crowned Gonolek 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
22 Aug 2021 Dark Chanting Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
22 Aug 2021 Gabar Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
22 Aug 2021 Hamerkop 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
22 Aug 2021 Snowy-crowned Robin Chat 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
22 Aug 2021 Green Wood-hoopoe 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
22 Aug 2021 Grey Woodpecker 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
22 Aug 2021 Fine-spotted Woodpecker 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
22 Aug 2021 Common Bulbul 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
01 Aug 2021 African Crake 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
01 Aug 2021 Gabar Goshawk 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
01 Aug 2021 Red-chested Swallow 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown   
15 Aug 2021 Shikra 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Aug 2021 Beautiful Sunbird 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Oct 2021 Malachite Kingfisher 2 An adult with a red bill and a... Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Oct 2021 White-faced Whistling Duck 2 at least one juvenile Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
27 Dec 2021 Cut-throat 5 dependent young Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
10 Dec 2021 Long-billed Pipit 1 Distinctive and not closely resembling images of other... Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Vieillot's Barbet 2 Duetting birds heard only Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
06 Feb 2011 Eastern Bonelli's Warbler 1 Feeding in large Acacia at midday stop in... OROAFR _ Ouadi Achim 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
05 Sep 2021 Black Scrub Robin 3 Incl. greyer juvenile with paler gape and darker... Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown   
07 Nov 2021 Griffon Vulture Oiseau balise au nord de l'Espagne, voyez l'image... Unnamed location Niger Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
09 Nov 2021 Griffon Vulture Oiseau balise au nord de l'Espagne, voyez l'image... Unnamed location Niger Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
22 Aug 2021 Red-necked Buzzard 2 One juvenile Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
24 Oct 2021 White-faced Whistling Duck 14 pair with 12 dependent young Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
10 Dec 2021 Common Bulbul 4 Seen and heard Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Blue-naped Mousebird 5 Seen and higly vocal Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Mocking Cliff Chat 1 Seen flying up face of boulder strewn hillside... Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Brown-tailed Rock Chat 2 Seen perched then flying at 40-50m in glaring... Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 6 Several seen and heard Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
12 Sep 2021 Green Wood-hoopoe 1 Single bird, rest of flock not visible. Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
22 Dec 2021 Common Kestrel 1 ssp rufescens looks like Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
13 Dec 2021 White Stork 100 Swirling in the air. A significant, permanent lake... [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
22 Aug 2021 Black Scimitarbill 2 Tow juveniles with marked pale gapeand feathers not... Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
22 Aug 2021 Red-necked Falcon 3 Two juveniles, one adult Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
31 Oct 2021 White-faced Whistling Duck 14 with dependent young Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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