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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...

 
October 2019: Ten years of WABDaB!!
02 Nov 2019 [JBr]

Ten years and a week since the NiBDaB -now WABDAB- went on-line.  We feel we've come a long way since then, adding Chad and Burkina Faso to Niger as focal countries along the way.  Thanks to our many contributors, we are at almost 60.000 records for Niger now, and almost 30.000 for Chad.  And for the three countries combined at 4403 photos of 437 different species.  We can't name all the past observers but present regular contributions by Benoît Forget in Niger and by Elsa Bussiere en Tim Wacher in Chad are essential in keeping the WABDaB flame burning.  We should probably do more about publicity but as long as the WABDaB remains an all-volunteer effort finding the time to publicise our existence remains a problem.  All suggestions on publicity and funding are welcome!

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Coverage

95160 observations
of
567 species
in
477 half-degree blocks.
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4550 photos of 439 species.
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234 breeding species.
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(As of 2020-02-24)

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287 items found, displaying 251 to 287.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
23 Feb 2020 Western Marsh Harrier 1 matinale 7h00 >10h00 - males Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
29 Jan 2000 Western Marsh Harrier 1 female Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
16 Feb 2020 White-billed Buffalo Weaver 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
09 Feb 2020 White-billed Buffalo Weaver 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Feb 2020 White-crowned Black Wheatear 2 Iferouane camping & surroundings Niger Benoît FORGET
29 Jan 2000 White-faced Whistling Duck 16 Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
27 Jan 2000 White-faced Whistling Duck 25 Ranch de Nazinga - Barrage... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
09 Feb 2020 White Helmetshrike 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 White-rumped Seedeater 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Feb 2020 White Stork 3 > N block Iférouane SE (Adrar Tamgak) Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Jan 2000 White Wagtail 6 Ouagadougou - Barrage numéro 3 Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
16 Feb 2020 Winding Cisticola 2 brown large cisticola, detected by its repeated rattle... Bouchdjani Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
22 Feb 2020 Woodchat Shrike 2 matinale 7h00 - 10h00 wadi Saga Niger Benoît FORGET
23 Feb 2020 Wood Sandpiper 25 matinale 7h00 >10h00 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
22 Feb 2020 Wood Sandpiper 2 matinale 7h00 - 10h00 wadi Saga Niger Benoît FORGET
27 Jan 2000 Wood Sandpiper 2 Ranch de Nazinga - Barrage... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 Wood Sandpiper 2 Ouagadougou - Barrage numéro 3 Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
29 Jan 2000 Woolly-necked Stork 1 Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
09 Feb 2020 Yellow-billed Oxpecker 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 Yellow-billed Shrike 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
09 Feb 2020 Yellow-billed Shrike 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 Yellow-crowned Gonolek 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
09 Feb 2020 Yellow-crowned Gonolek 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Feb 2020 Yellow-fronted Canary 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
09 Feb 2020 Yellow-fronted Canary Numerous Large flock of >100 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Feb 2020 Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird 1 matinale 7h00 >10h00 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
09 Feb 2020 Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Feb 2020 Yellow Wagtail 20 matinale 7h00 >10h00 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
22 Feb 2020 Yellow Wagtail 5 matinale 7h00 - 10h00 wadi Saga Niger Benoît FORGET
27 Jan 2000 Yellow Wagtail 1 male 'flavissima' Ranch de Nazinga - Barrage... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
25 Jan 2000 Yellow Wagtail 1 Ranch de Nazinga - général... Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 Yellow Wagtail 6 Ouagadougou - Barrage numéro 3 Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
16 Feb 2020 Yellow Wagtail 10 together with Ib Krag Petersen, Saleh Abakar &... Bagaye Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
15 Feb 2020 Yellow Wagtail 1 block Iférouane SE (Adrar Tamgak) Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 Yellow Wagtail 20 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Tanja van de Linde
16 Feb 2020 Yellow White-eye 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
09 Feb 2020 Yellow White-eye 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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