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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

117,517 observations
of
587 species
in
518 half-degree blocks.
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6504 photos of 476 species.
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247 breeding species.
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(As of 2024-06-12)

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278 items found, displaying 1 to 50.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
13 Feb 2024 Greater Spotted Eagle 1 Rigueik, possibly same individual as 0212 Chad Tour du Valat Julien Birard, Clemence Deschamps - DFAP Abakar Saleh WACHOUM, Abdoulaye ABDRAMAN, Haroun Bourma MARDIAN, Becker GUILOU, Idriss DAPSIA, Mahamat Hassan HATCHA - African Parks Parfait Golbologong DJOUBNDIE - OFB Pierre Defos Du Rau Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info
08 Feb 2024 Tawny Eagle 2 Chad Tour du Valat Julien Birard, Clemence Deschamps - DFAP Abakar Saleh WACHOUM, Abdoulaye ABDRAMAN, Haroun Bourma MARDIAN, Becker GUILOU, Idriss DAPSIA, Mahamat Hassan HATCHA - African Parks Parfait Golbologong DJOUBNDIE - OFB Pierre Defos Du Rau Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info
01 Apr 2024 Grey Heron 2 Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation) info
01 Apr 2024 Great Egret 3 Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation) info
01 Apr 2024 Hoopoe 1 1 individu Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation) info
01 Apr 2024 Hoopoe 1 1 individu Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation) info
01 Apr 2024 African Openbill Stork 263 263 individus dans le lac Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation) info
01 Apr 2024 Hoopoe 1 1 individu Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation) info
01 Apr 2024 African Openbill Stork 62 62 individus Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation) info
08 Apr 2024 Hoopoe 1 1 individu Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation) info
08 Apr 2024 Abyssinian Ground Hornbill 2 2 individus Chad Chiara Fraticelli Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info
13 Apr 2024 Black-bellied Bustard 1 1 individu Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation) info
14 Apr 2024 Abyssinian Ground Hornbill 2 2 individus Chad Chiara Fraticelli Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info
14 Apr 2024 Abdim's Stork 12 12 individus Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation) info
26 Apr 2024 Ostrich 1 1 individu Chad Sobdibe Padeuh Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info
09 Mar 2024 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 25 Chad Tim Wacher info
09 Mar 2024 Fulvous Babbler 3 Chad Tim Wacher info
09 Mar 2024 Black-eared Wheatear 1 Chad Tim Wacher info
09 Mar 2024 Common Quail 1 Chad Tim Wacher info
11 Mar 2024 Cricket Warbler 3 Chad Tim Wacher info
13 Mar 2024 African Silverbill 15 Chad Tim Wacher info
13 Mar 2024 Sudan Golden Sparrow 40 Chad Tim Wacher info
13 Mar 2024 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 8 Chad Tim Wacher info
13 Mar 2024 Crested Lark 5 Chad Tim Wacher info
13 Mar 2024 Pied Crow 25 Chad Tim Wacher info
13 Mar 2024 Desert Cisticola 1 Regularly comes into camp from surrounding grasslands around... Chad Tim Wacher info
14 Mar 2024 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 30 Chad Tim Wacher info
14 Mar 2024 Sudan Golden Sparrow 18 Chad Tim Wacher info
14 Mar 2024 Southern Grey Shrike 1 Chad Tim Wacher info
15 Mar 2024 Chestnut-bellied Starling 8 Chad Tim Wacher info
15 Mar 2024 Desert Cisticola 1 Chad Tim Wacher info
15 Mar 2024 Isabelline Wheatear 1 Chad Tim Wacher info
15 Mar 2024 Fulvous Babbler 7 Chad Tim Wacher info
15 Mar 2024 Tawny Pipit 1 Chad Tim Wacher info
15 Mar 2024 African Collared Dove 1 Singing male in season &habitat - Chad Tim Wacher info
15 Mar 2024 Common Quail 1 Chad Tim Wacher info
16 Mar 2024 Cricket Warbler 2 Chad Tim Wacher info
16 Mar 2024 Crested Lark 2 Chad Tim Wacher info
16 Mar 2024 Dunn's Lark 1 Chad Tim Wacher info
16 Mar 2024 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 30 Chad Tim Wacher info
16 Mar 2024 Yellow Wagtail 1 Tick behind left eye see photo. Chad Tim Wacher info
17 Mar 2024 House Sparrow 250 Nest occupied / young or sitting bird seen.heard... Chad Tim Wacher info egg
17 Mar 2024 Speckled Pigeon 3 Chad Tim Wacher info
17 Mar 2024 Brown-necked Raven 2 Chad Tim Wacher info
17 Mar 2024 Pied Crow 45 Chad Tim Wacher info
17 Mar 2024 African Silverbill 300 Attracted to base camp Chad Tim Wacher info
17 Mar 2024 Desert Cisticola 1 On a visit for water at oryx base... Chad Tim Wacher info
17 Mar 2024 Crested Lark 4 Chad Tim Wacher info
17 Mar 2024 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 2 Chad Tim Wacher info
17 Mar 2024 Sudan Golden Sparrow 50 Chad Tim Wacher info
278 items found, displaying 1 to 50.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
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