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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

108,684 observations
of
578 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5675 photos of 463 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-05-27)

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276 items found, displaying 151 to 200.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
15 Mar 2022 Black Scrub Robin 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 African Grey Hornbill 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Common Bulbul 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Zitting Cisticola 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
08 Mar 2022 Southern Grey Shrike 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
08 Mar 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 2 At least two among many house sparrows OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 Pallid Harrier 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 African Swallow-tailed Kite 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 2 Pair among many house sparrows OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 Isabelline Wheatear 2 Along release pen fence-lines OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 Brown-necked Raven 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
04 Apr 2022 Namaqua Dove 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Pied Crow 20 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Lavender Waxbill 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Namaqua Dove 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 20 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 20 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Pied Crow 20 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 20 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Cattle Egret 20 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
26 Nov 2021 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 20 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Jan 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 22 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
04 Apr 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Vinaceous Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Pied Crow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 25 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Pied Crow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Common Sandpiper 25 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Pied Crow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
05 Mar 2022 Piapiac 3 Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
21 Feb 2022 Piapiac 3 seen in hotel carpark Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
23 Feb 2022 Ostrich 3 Part of a flock of reintroduced ostriches recently... Ennedi, Unnamed location Chad Robert Barnes
29 Jan 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 3 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
27 Jan 2022 Dunn's Lark 3 2 ad 1 juv Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet  
20 Mar 2022 Beautiful Sunbird 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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