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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 2022-05-28)

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276 items found, displaying 251 to 276.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
15 Mar 2022 Little Ringed Plover 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Namaqua Dove 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Red-eyed Dove 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Greater Blue-eared Starling 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Fork-tailed Drongo 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Cattle Egret 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Red-billed Firefinch 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Double-spurred Francolin 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Brown Babbler 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Green Bee-eater 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
27 Nov 2021 Desert Cisticola 5 Prominent in tall Panicum tussock around camp perimeter OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Nov 2021 Northern Wheatear 5 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
15 Mar 2022 Ruff 50 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
08 Mar 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 50 Seen in surrounding area from camp OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
05 Mar 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 6 Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
27 Jan 2022 Cream-coloured Courser 6 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
15 Mar 2022 Rose-ringed Parakeet 6 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Oxpecker 6 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
26 Nov 2021 Brown-necked Raven 6 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Feb 2022 House Sparrow 8 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Robert Barnes
04 Apr 2022 Western Grey Plantain-eater 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Lavender Waxbill 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Senegal Eremomela 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Western Grey Plantain-eater 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
08 Mar 2022 Pied Crow 8 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
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