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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
23 Mar 2022 Western Reef Heron 4 Both black and white morphs. Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Western Reef Heron 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
22 Feb 2022 White-crowned Black Wheatear 1 Seen by the Dibirké shelter rock art site Ennedi Degedey Mountain Chad Robert Barnes
22 Feb 2022 White-crowned Black Wheatear 1 Ennedi, Ouadi Sini Chad Robert Barnes
23 Feb 2022 White-crowned Black Wheatear 2 Adult and Immature seen on cliffs adjacent to... Ennedi, Five Arch Rock and... Chad Robert Barnes
29 Jan 2022 White-rumped Seedeater 5 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
26 Nov 2021 White Wagtail 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
04 Apr 2022 Woodchat Shrike 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Wood Sandpiper 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Oxpecker 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Oxpecker 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Oxpecker 6 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Yellow-billed Shrike 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Shrike 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Shrike 12 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Yellow-crowned Gonolek 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow-crowned Gonolek 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Yellow-fronted Canary 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow-fronted Canary 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow Wagtail 4 ssp flava Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Zitting Cisticola 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Zitting Cisticola 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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