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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 2022-05-29)

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276 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
21 Feb 2022 Abyssinian Roller 2 Seen in hotel carpark Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
04 Apr 2022 Abyssinian Roller 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 African Darter 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 African Grey Hornbill 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 African Grey Hornbill 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 African Grey Hornbill 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
05 Mar 2022 African Openbill Stork 1 seen on Chari River Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
04 Apr 2022 African Palm Swift 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 African Palm Swift 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 African Palm Swift Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
26 Feb 2022 African Silverbill 14 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Robert Barnes
08 Mar 2022 African Silverbill 100 Minimum count. Using three small water seeps... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
29 Nov 2021 African Silverbill 100 Semi-resdient camp population OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 African Silverbill 100 Usiing 100 as a short hand for large... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
12 Jan 2022 African Skimmer 4 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
29 Nov 2021 African Swallow-tailed Kite 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 African Swallow-tailed Kite 40 Diminishing numbers in early morning after huge roots... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
15 Mar 2022 African Thrush Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 African Wattled Lapwing 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Bearded Barbet 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Beautiful Sunbird 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Beautiful Sunbird 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Beautiful Sunbird 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Black-billed Wood Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Black-billed Wood Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Black-billed Wood Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
27 Jan 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 22 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
26 Nov 2021 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 20 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
04 Apr 2022 Black-crowned Tchagra 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Black-crowned Tchagra Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
26 Feb 2022 Black-eared Wheatear 2 Eastern Black-eared Wheatear Unnamed location Chad Robert Barnes
05 Mar 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 6 Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
29 Jan 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 3 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
04 Apr 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 15 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
29 Jan 2022 Black Scrub Robin 2 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
20 Mar 2022 Black Scrub Robin 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Black Scrub Robin 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
05 Mar 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 1 Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
29 Jan 2022 Black Stork 2 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
23 Mar 2022 Black-winged Stilt 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Black-winged Stilt 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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