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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

108,761 observations
of
578 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5773 photos of 465 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-07-01)

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280 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
15 Mar 2022 Wood Sandpiper 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 20 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Black-winged Stilt 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Stint 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Grey Heron 4 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Western Reef Heron 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 15 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Spur-winged Lapwing 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Oxpecker 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Rose-ringed Parakeet 6 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Common Ringed Plover 15 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Ringed Plover 5 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 African Darter 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 20 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Vinaceous Dove 10 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 Little Egret 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Cattle Egret 20 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Hamerkop 3 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
26 Feb 2022 House Sparrow 8 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Robert Barnes
26 Feb 2022 African Silverbill 14 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Robert Barnes
26 Feb 2022 Ostrich 1 Ostriches are being reintroduced , this recently released... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Robert Barnes
26 Feb 2022 Speckled Pigeon 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Robert Barnes
05 Mar 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 1 Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
05 Mar 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 6 Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
05 Mar 2022 Pied Kingfisher 2 Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
05 Mar 2022 Piapiac 3 Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
05 Mar 2022 African Openbill Stork 1 seen on Chari River Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Robert Barnes
21 Feb 2022 Abyssinian Roller 2 Seen in hotel carpark 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
26 Jun 2022 Common Buttonquail 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
26 Jun 2022 Stone Partridge 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
26 Jun 2022 African Wattled Lapwing 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
26 Jun 2022 Didric Cuckoo 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
26 Jun 2022 Green-backed Heron 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
26 Jun 2022 Pale Flycatcher 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
26 Jun 2022 Red-necked Buzzard 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
26 Jun 2022 Spotted Thick-knee 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
26 Jun 2022 Village Weaver 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
19 Jun 2022 African Thrush 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
19 Jun 2022 Broad-billed Roller 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
19 Jun 2022 Four-banded Sandgrouse 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
19 Jun 2022 Mottled Spinetail 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
19 Jun 2022 Plain Nightjar 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
19 Jun 2022 Violet-backed Starling 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
280 items found, displaying 51 to 100.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
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