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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

112,772 observations
of
583 species
in
503 half-degree blocks.
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5933 photos of 468 species.
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247 breeding species.
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(As of 2023-01-31)

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266 items found, displaying 51 to 100.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
13 Mar 2021 Long-tailed Cormorant 3 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Goffé Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
13 Mar 2021 Buff-bellied Warbler 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Goffé Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
13 Mar 2021 African Jacana 3 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Goffé Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Woodchat Shrike 1 with Julien Birard Haraze Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Marabou Stork 6 with Julien Birard Haraze Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Barn Owl 1 with Julien Birard Haraze Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Piapiac 2 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Kifiri Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Black Scrub Robin 1 singing, with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum &... Kifiri Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Red-necked Falcon 2 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Kifiri Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Gabar Goshawk 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Kifiri Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Pygmy Sunbird 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Kifiri Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Feb 2021 Northern Pintail 66.800 roost of 90.000 mostly Northern Pintail and Garganey Lac Fitri general Chad Pierre Defos du Rau, Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
10 Feb 2021 Garganey 28.100 roost of 90.000 mostly Northern Pintail and Garganey Lac Fitri general Chad Pierre Defos du Rau, Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
10 Feb 2021 Black-tailed Godwit 32.000 Thirty-two thousand, quite amazing Lac Fitri general Chad Pierre Defos du Rau, Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
10 Mar 2021 Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 adult, with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum &... Maguet Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Great White Pelican 2 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Maguet Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Caspian Tern 2 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Maguet Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 White-faced Whistling Duck 2000 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Maguet Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Black-tailed Godwit 500 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Maguet Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Collared Pratincole 300 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Maguet Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Ruff 2000 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Maguet Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Common Snipe 5 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Maguet Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Fulvous Whistling Duck 5 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Maguet Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Grey Woodpecker 1 with Julien Birard et M'baiti Djimasngar Narcisse mare de Tafok Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Grey-rumped Swallow 1 with Julien Birard et M'baiti Djimasngar Narcisse mare de Tafok Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Blue-cheeked Bee-eater 30 with Julien Birard et M'baiti Djimasngar Narcisse mare de Tafok Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Long-crested Eagle 1 with Julien Birard et M'baiti Djimasngar Narcisse mare Dim Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 5 with Julien Birard et M'baiti Djimasngar Narcisse mare Dim Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Abyssinian Roller 1 with Julien Birard et M'baiti Djimasngar Narcisse mare Dim Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Red-tailed Shrike 2 creamy cold grey underparts, both primary observers agreed... mare Dim Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Blue-cheeked Bee-eater 6 with Julien Birard et M'baiti Djimasngar Narcisse mare Dim Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
09 Feb 2021 Fox Kestrel 1 with Julien Birard Mongo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Red-necked Falcon 2 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Moudo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
09 Mar 2021 Gabar Goshawk 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Moudo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
09 Mar 2021 Winding Cisticola 1 buzzing call heard along with the song. Could... Moudo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Mar 2021 European Turtle Dove 10 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... N'Djamena Bilala Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Yellow-billed Shrike 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Yellow-crowned Gonolek 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Pied Crow 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Squacco Heron 40 breeding plumage, with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Purple Heron 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Green-backed Heron 2 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Hamerkop 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Rufous-crowned Roller 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 African Grey Hornbill 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Grey-backed Camaroptera 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Beautiful Sunbird 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Bearded Barbet 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
11 Feb 2021 African Palm Swift 3 Pala air strip Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
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