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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

113,231 observations
of
584 species
in
505 half-degree blocks.
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6325 photos of 472 species.
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247 breeding species.
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(As of 2024-03-01)

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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
27 Mar 2008 White-faced Whistling Duck 18+ Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Ulf Liedén (WABDaB.org)
01 Apr 2008 Little Bittern Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Ulf Liedén (WABDaB.org)
02 Apr 2023 Common Buttonquail 1 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
02 Apr 2023 Common Nightingale 1 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
04 Apr 2023 Dark Chanting Goshawk 1 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
04 Apr 2023 Golden Nightjar 1 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
05 Apr 2023 Western Marsh Harrier 1 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
07 Apr 2023 African Swallow-tailed Kite 2 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
07 Apr 2023 Dunn's Lark 2 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
08 Apr 2023 Woodchat Shrike 1 Full adult plumage. Bright. No photo. RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher
09 Apr 2023 African Collared Dove 6 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
09 Apr 2023 African Silverbill 500 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
09 Apr 2023 House Sparrow 300 Recently fledged young - RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
09 Apr 2023 Sudan Golden Sparrow 400 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
09 Apr 2023 Cut-throat 1 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
09 Apr 2023 Crested Lark 3 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
10 Apr 2023 Common Whitethroat 1 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
10 Apr 2023 Desert Cisticola 4 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
10 Apr 2023 Cricket Warbler 1 Singing male in season &habitat - RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher
10 Apr 2023 Southern Grey Shrike 1 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
10 Apr 2023 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 5 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
10 Apr 2023 Crested Lark 6 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
10 Apr 2023 Chestnut-bellied Starling 8 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
13 Apr 2023 Crested Lark 4 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
13 Apr 2023 House Sparrow 12 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
13 Apr 2023 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 1 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
13 Apr 2023 Namaqua Dove 6 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
13 Apr 2023 Helmeted Guineafowl 8 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
13 Apr 2023 Chestnut-bellied Starling 4 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
13 Apr 2023 Black Scrub Robin 1 Singing male in season &habitat - RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher
17 Jun 2007 Village Weaver 20+ Large and very noisy colony in a baobab... Parc international du W, Tapoa... Niger Ulf Liedén (WABDaB.org)  
01 Jul 2007 Village Weaver ~10 Gathering to hunt flying termites swarming out of... Niamey, Issa Bery Niger Ulf Liedén (WABDaB.org)
01 Jul 2007 Black-headed Weaver Niamey, général Niger Ulf Liedén (WABDaB.org)
06 Jul 2023 Martial Eagle PN Zah Soo, general Chad Axel Jumelin (Noe Conservation)
11 Jul 2023 Abdim's Stork PN Zah Soo, general Chad Patrice Brunet Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
20 Jul 2007 White-billed Buffalo Weaver Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Ulf Liedén (WABDaB.org)
23 Jul 2023 Northern Red-billed Hornbill PN Zah Soo, general Chad Patrice Brunet Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
29 Jul 2023 Northern Red Bishop PN Zah Soo, general Chad Patrice Brunet Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
01 Aug 2023 Vitelline Masked Weaver nid recent fresh nest RF Binder-Lere, Mambaroua Chad Patrice Brunet Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
04 Aug 2023 Abyssinian Ground Hornbill PN Zah Soo, general Chad Patrice Brunet Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
06 Aug 2023 Dwarf Bittern PN Zah Soo, general Chad Patrice Brunet Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
12 Aug 2022 Abyssinian Ground Hornbill 2 un pair? PN Zah Soo, general Chad Patrice Brunet Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
18 Aug 2023 Clapperton's Francolin PN Zah Soo, general Chad Patrice Brunet Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
19 Aug 2023 Yellow-billed Oxpecker PN Zah Soo, general Chad Patrice Brunet Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
01 Sep 2023 African Silverbill 250 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
01 Sep 2023 Speckled Pigeon 45 Singing male in season &habitat - - ... RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher
01 Sep 2023 Barn Owl 2 Suspected not proven RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher
01 Sep 2023 Barn Swallow 5 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
01 Sep 2023 Yellow-billed Kite 4 N o / RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
01 Sep 2023 House Sparrow 150 Recently fledged young - RFOROA Chad Tim Wacher SC/ZSL Tim Wacher  
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