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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

117,549 observations
of
587 species
in
518 half-degree blocks.
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6511 photos of 476 species.
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247 breeding species.
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(As of 2024-07-24)

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279 items found, displaying 101 to 150.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
15 Mar 2024 Desert Cisticola 1 Chad Tim Wacher info
17 Mar 2024 Desert Cisticola 1 On a visit for water at oryx base... Chad Tim Wacher info
14 Mar 2024 Dunn's Lark 2 Chad Tim Wacher info
16 Mar 2024 Dunn's Lark 1 Chad Tim Wacher info
18 Mar 2024 Dunn's Lark 2 Adult carrying food / feeding young - Chad Tim Wacher info egg
21 Feb 2024 Eastern Bonelli's Warbler 1 Not heard calling but good amount of pink... Chad Tim Wacher info
08 Feb 2024 Eastern Imperial Eagle 1 One single individual seen twice on 8 Feb... PN de Zakouma, mares de... 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
12 Feb 2024 Eastern Imperial Eagle 1 https://ebird.org/checklist/S161327562 PN de Zakouma, mares de... 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
15 Feb 2024 Eastern Imperial Eagle 1 https://ebird.org/checklist/S161570997 PN de Zakouma, mare d'Al... 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
20 Mar 2024 Eastern Olivaceous Warbler 1 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
04 Jan 2024 Egyptian Goose 6 Zakouma, mares de Riguiek Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
04 Jan 2024 European Turtle Dove 50 Zakouma, mares de Riguiek Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
05 Jan 2024 Fork-tailed Drongo 2 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
21 Mar 2024 Four-banded Sandgrouse 4 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
09 Mar 2024 Fulvous Babbler 3 Chad Tim Wacher info
15 Mar 2024 Fulvous Babbler 7 Chad Tim Wacher info
18 Mar 2024 Fulvous Babbler 6 Chad Tim Wacher info
04 Jan 2024 Grasshopper Buzzard 1 Zakouma, mares de Riguiek Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
01 Apr 2024 Great Egret 3 Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation) info
04 Jan 2024 Great Egret 13 PN de Zakouma, mares de... Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
05 Jan 2024 Greater Blue-eared Starling 5 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
22 Mar 2024 Greater Short-toed Lark 15 Chad Tim Wacher info
23 Mar 2024 Greater Short-toed Lark 12 Chad Tim Wacher info
21 Feb 2024 Greater Short-toed Lark 150 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher info
12 Feb 2024 Greater Spotted Eagle 1 Dick Forsman 5,6 , Clanga clanga confirmed PN de Zakouma, mares de... 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
12 Feb 2024 Greater Spotted Eagle 1 https://ebird.org/checklist/S161325991 PN de Zakouma, Tourda cheikh... 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
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
15 Feb 2024 Greater Spotted Eagle 1 https://ebird.org/checklist/S161618934 PN de Zakouma, sud mare... 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
15 Feb 2024 Greater Spotted Eagle 1 Dick Forsman 4, Clanga clanga confirmed PN de Zakouma, mare d'Al... 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
06 Jan 2024 Green-winged Pytilia 3 2 male, 1 female Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
05 Jan 2024 Green Wood-hoopoe 5 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
04 Jan 2024 Green Wood-hoopoe 2 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
07 Apr 2024 Grey-backed Fiscal 1 Entered remotely as 1 individual Binder Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation) info
01 Apr 2024 Grey Heron 2 Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation) info
04 Jan 2024 Grey Heron 20 PN de Zakouma, mares de... Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
04 Jan 2024 Hadada Ibis 3 PN de Zakouma, mares de... Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
05 Jan 2024 Hamerkop 2 Kolokolo, 5 km au sud-est... Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
04 Jan 2024 Helmeted Guineafowl 25 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Hoopoe 1 displaying Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
19 Mar 2024 Hoopoe 1 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier 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 Hoopoe 1 1 individu Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation) info
08 Apr 2024 Hoopoe 1 1 individu Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation) info
07 Jan 2024 Hoopoe 1 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 House Bunting (E. sahari) 2 Birds from current breeding season, at watering hole Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
05 Jan 2024 House Bunting (E. sahari) 3 at water hole Kolokolo, 5 km au sud-est... Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
17 Mar 2024 House Sparrow 250 Nest occupied / young or sitting bird seen.heard... Chad Tim Wacher info egg
09 Mar 2024 House Sparrow 150 Nest occupied / young or sitting bird seen.heard... Chad Tim Wacher info egg
06 Jan 2024 House Sparrow 30 Mongo Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info egg group
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