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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

112,772 observations
of
583 species
in
503 half-degree blocks.
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5933 photos of 468 species.
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247 breeding species.
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(As of 2023-01-31)

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266 items found, displaying 51 to 100.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
23 Jun 2014 Squacco Heron 40 breeding plumage, with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
09 Mar 2021 Winding Cisticola 1 buzzing call heard along with the song. Could... Moudo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Isabelline Shrike 1 Cream-coloured underparts washed with fawn/salmon, pale bill base,... Galo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime Rotoudjimbaye Betoloum Pierre Defos du Rau
03 Feb 2021 Red-tailed Shrike 2 creamy cold grey underparts, both primary observers agreed... mare Dim Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
11 Feb 2021 Northern Puffback 1 female Pala air strip Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Yellow Wagtail 13 including 1 classic feldegg and 2 superciliaris type... Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Southern Grey Shrike 1 leucopygos type, with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
11 Feb 2021 Pygmy Sunbird 1 male Pala air strip Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Yellow Wagtail 1 Motacilla feldegg superciliaris type, with pale yellowish throat... Etiopi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Yellow Wagtail 1 Motacilla feldegg superciliaris with yellow throat, with Jean-Yves... Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
21 Aug 2022 Purple Glossy Starling 2 oiseau jeune, commissures toujours pâles / young bird,... Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
09 Mar 2021 Grassland Pipit 1 or rather sp! with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh... Birguimi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
13 Aug 2022 Northern Red Bishop 1 Portant une herbe pour construir son nid /... Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
16 Mar 2021 Red-billed Quelea 300000 probably far more, with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
11 Mar 2021 Grassland Pipit 4 rather "Anthus sp", calls soft and repeated tchlup... Shana Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
11 Mar 2021 Grassland Pipit 3 rather "Anthus sp" actually! outer rectrices seem pale... Wanaté Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
04 Sep 2021 Sanderling Robert Thomson:  Bird observed  through telescope at a... Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
05 Sep 2021 Common Rock Thrush Robert Thomson:  Bird perched very briefly near our... Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
04 Sep 2021 Ortolan Bunting Robert Thomson:  Probable record.  Very brief sighting in... Chad APN/UCT bird monitoring: E. Bussiere, O. Fontaine, A. Lowney & R. Thomson Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
10 Feb 2021 Northern Pintail 66.800 roost of 90.000 mostly Northern Pintail and Garganey Lac Fitri general Chad Pierre Defos du Rau, Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
10 Feb 2021 Garganey 28.100 roost of 90.000 mostly Northern Pintail and Garganey Lac Fitri general Chad Pierre Defos du Rau, Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
14 Mar 2021 Pygmy Sunbird 1 singing, with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum &... Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Black Scrub Robin 1 singing, with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum &... Etiopi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Mar 2021 Black Scrub Robin 1 singing, with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum &... Kifiri Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
10 Feb 2021 Black-tailed Godwit 32.000 Thirty-two thousand, quite amazing Lac Fitri general Chad Pierre Defos du Rau, Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
13 Mar 2021 Lesser Jacana 2 very small bird seen flying among waterlilies, dark... Goffé Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Yellow-billed Shrike 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Yellow-crowned Gonolek 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Pied Crow 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Purple Heron 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Green-backed Heron 2 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Hamerkop 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Rufous-crowned Roller 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 African Grey Hornbill 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Grey-backed Camaroptera 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Beautiful Sunbird 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
23 Jun 2014 Bearded Barbet 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval Ouagadougou - Parc Bangr Weogo Burkina Faso Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Caspian Tern 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Red-billed Quelea 70000 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Black Scrub Robin 2 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 African Palm Swift 3 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Etiopi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Barn Swallow 3 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Etiopi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Pied Crow 4 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Etiopi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Yellow-billed Stork 10 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Etiopi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Little Stint 1 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Etiopi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Common Snipe 2 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Etiopi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Black-crowned Tchagra 2 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Etiopi Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Common Snipe 2 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Abrefe Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
14 Mar 2021 Little Ringed Plover 4 with Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval, Abakar Saleh Wachoum & Maxime... Abrefe Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
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