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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

95097 observations
of
567 species
in
472 half-degree blocks.
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4462 photos of 438 species.
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233 breeding species.
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(As of 2020-01-24)

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266 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
19 Jan 2020 Little Stint 54 matinale 7h00 10H30 Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jan 2020 Temminck's Stint 1 matinale 7h00 10H30 Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jan 2020 Curlew Sandpiper 1 matinale 7h00 10H30 Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jan 2020 Grey Heron 23 matinale 7h00 10H30 Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jan 2020 Common Sand Martin 25 EStimation - matinale 7h00 10H30 Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jan 2020 Common/Iberian Chiffchaff 1 On bird clearly singing cut metallic rapid chif... Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jan 2020 Common Greenshank 25 Estimation - matinale 7h00 10H30 Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jan 2020 Common Sandpiper 8 matinale 7h00 10H30 Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jan 2020 Green Sandpiper 1 matinale 7h00 10H30 Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jan 2020 Wood Sandpiper 85 estimation - matinale 7h00 10H30 Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jan 2020 Western Marsh Harrier 2 1 young mal - 1 female - ... Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jan 2020 Little Ringed Plover 25 EStimation - matinale 7h00 10H30 Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jan 2020 Kittlitz's Plover 2 Possibly a third bird - matinale 7h00... Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jan 2020 Ruff 20 EStimation - matinale 7h00 10H30 Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jan 2020 Common Snipe 3 matinale 7h00 10H30 Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jan 2020 Little Egret 84 matinale 7h00 10H30 Pont chinois berge Sud /... Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Yellow Wagtail 45 Estimation - 1exThunbergii - matinale 7h00 -... Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Common Greenshank 3 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Yellow-crowned Bishop 1 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 White-faced Whistling Duck 220 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Grey Heron 23 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Purple Heron 2 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Common Moorhen 1 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Senegal Thick-knee 2 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Sedge Warbler 25 Singing - estimation - matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Common Chiffchaff 6 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Willow Warbler 1 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Eastern/Western Olivaceous Warbler 1 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Gabar Goshawk 1 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Grey Kestrel 1 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Black-shouldered Kite 4 adults together -matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Western Marsh Harrier 1 female - matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Booted Eagle 1 flying actively straight to the SE Small... Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Black-winged Stilt 6 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Green Sandpiper 3 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Wood Sandpiper 35 Estimation - matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Common Snipe 23 In one group Probably more hidden in the... Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Little Ringed Plover 12 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Jan 2020 Common Sandpiper 6 matinale 7h00 - 10h45 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
30 Dec 2019 Black Heron 1 Zakouma NP, Fatagoki Chad Leon Lamprecht Cyanne Young
11 Dec 2019 Laughing Dove numerous maximum number in week 50 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
11 Dec 2019 Little Green Bee-eater 5 maximum number in week 50 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
11 Dec 2019 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 10 maximum number in week 50 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
11 Dec 2019 Namaqua Dove 2 maximum number in week 50 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
11 Dec 2019 Sahel Paradise Whydah 2 maximum number in week 50 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
11 Dec 2019 Pied Crow numerous maximum number in week 50 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
11 Dec 2019 Northern Red-billed Hornbill many maximum number in week 50 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
11 Dec 2019 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 5 maximum number in week 50 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
11 Dec 2019 Senegal Coucal 1 maximum number in week 50 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
11 Dec 2019 Hoopoe 1 maximum number in week 50 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
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