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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

92090 observations
of
566 species
in
461 half-degree blocks.
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4441 photos of 438 species.
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232 breeding species.
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(As of 2019-11-21)

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291 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
10 Oct 2019 Vitelline Masked Weaver nid récent / fresh nest PN de Zakouma, general Chad Fraser Gear  
14 Oct 2019 Griffon Vulture balisé par Israel Nature and Parks Organisation, probablement... Unnamed location Chad Ohad Hatzofe Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
02 Nov 2019 European Turtle Dove Cyril est toujours sur place 15 km au... Unnamed location Niger Yvonne Schumm & Ben Metzger Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
10 Oct 2019 Red-pate Cisticola on video calling very briefly PN de Zakouma, general Chad Fraser Gear
11 Oct 2019 Green Sandpiper Seen 06:37:00 Chad Fraser Gear
11 Oct 2019 Four-banded Sandgrouse Seen 06:50:00 PN de Zakouma, HQ road... Chad Fraser Gear
11 Oct 2019 African Harrier Hawk Seen 06:55:00 PN de Zakouma, HQ road... Chad Fraser Gear
11 Oct 2019 Northern Red Bishop Seen 07:41:00 PN de Zakouma, bureaux et... Chad Fraser Gear
11 Oct 2019 Northern Crombec Seen 08:27:00 PN de Zakouma, bureaux et... Chad Fraser Gear
13 Oct 2019 Dark Chanting Goshawk Seen 12:15:00 PN de Zakouma, bureaux et... Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Grey-backed Camaroptera Seen 07:32:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Long-crested Eagle Seen 08:07:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Wahlberg's Eagle Seen 08:15:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Great White Pelican Seen 09:14:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Western Banded Snake Eagle Seen 11:18:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Buff-bellied Warbler Seen 12:04:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Malachite Kingfisher Seen 12:04:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Common Sandpiper Seen 12:16:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Little Bittern Seen 12:17:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 African Pygmy Kingfisher Seen 12:24:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Bateleur Seen 15:29:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Seen 16:02:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Klaas's Cuckoo Seen 16:25:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Clapperton's Francolin Seen 16:28:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 African Paradise Flycatcher Seen 16:37:00 PN de Zakouma, Salamat R... Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 White-browed Robin Chat Seen 16:45:00 multiple sight records PN de Zakouma, Salamat R... Chad Fraser Gear
09 Oct 2019 Pearl-spotted Owlet Seen 18:47:00 Chad Fraser Gear
09 Oct 2019 Harlequin Quail Seen 20:58:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 White-faced Whistling Duck Seen 05:44:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Red-chested Cuckoo 05:44:00 - calling Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Abyssinian Ground Hornbill Seen 05:52:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 African Grey Hornbill Seen 05:52:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Singing Cisticola Seen 06:04:00 - near staff housing and reasonably... Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Sulphur-breasted Bush-shrike Seen 06:21:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Black-rumped Waxbill Seen 06:27:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Green-backed Eremomela Seen 06:41:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Tawny-flanked Prinia Seen 06:45:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Abyssinian Roller Seen 06:57:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Willow Warbler Seen 06:59:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Western Marsh Harrier Seen 07:18:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Black Scrub Robin Seen 07:25:00 Chad Fraser Gear
10 Oct 2019 Snowy-crowned Robin Chat Seen 07:31:00 Chad Fraser Gear
09 Oct 2019 Grey Kestrel Seen 16:17:00 Chad Fraser Gear
09 Oct 2019 Namaqua Dove Seen 16:31:00 Chad Fraser Gear
09 Oct 2019 Speckle-fronted Weaver Seen 16:34:00 Chad Fraser Gear
09 Oct 2019 Hamerkop Seen 16:52:00 Chad Fraser Gear
09 Oct 2019 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow Seen 16:52:00 Chad Fraser Gear
09 Oct 2019 Helmeted Guineafowl Seen 16:53:00 Chad Fraser Gear
09 Oct 2019 Greater Blue-eared Starling Seen 16:56:00 Chad Fraser Gear
09 Oct 2019 Long-tailed Cormorant Seen 16:57:00 Chad Fraser Gear
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