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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...

 
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...
September 2020-2: New species for Niger: Eurasian Black Vulture fitted with a transmitter in southern France!
09 Sep 2020 [JBr]
A young male Eurasian Black Vulture, fitted with a satellite transmitter in the Aveyron region of southern France in Augustus 2019, was found back along the Niger-Nigeria border in December 2019!  It is the first record of this species for Niger, and probably also for Nigeria.  See http://... Read more...
September 2020: Unconfirmed records in general and Dunn’s and Kordofan Larks
08 Sep 2020 [JBr]
We feel it is useful to keep track on the WABDaB site of records that need further corroboration before being added to database itself.  Such records can alert other observers to keep an eye out for the species concerned near the location concerned.  Records to be confirmed can now be view... Read more...
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Coverage

107,194 observations
of
577 species
in
496 half-degree blocks.
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5298 photos of 458 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2021-06-24)

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288 items found, displaying 101 to 150.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
23 May 2021 Little Green Bee-eater 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Abyssinian Roller 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Rufous-crowned Roller 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Broad-billed Roller 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Vieillot's Barbet 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Grey Kestrel 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Marabou Stork 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Cattle Egret 6 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Hamerkop 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Gabar Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Dark Chanting Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Grasshopper Buzzard 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Yellow-billed Kite 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Black Scimitarbill 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 African Grey Hornbill 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Speckled Pigeon 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Vinaceous Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Laughing Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Black-billed Wood Dove 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Namaqua Dove 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse 6 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Western Grey Plantain-eater 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Common Swift 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 African Palm Swift 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 May 2021 Black-headed Lapwing 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
09 Apr 2021 Laughing Dove Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
09 Apr 2021 Chestnut-bellied Starling Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
09 Apr 2021 Beautiful Sunbird Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
09 Apr 2021 Temminck's Courser Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
20 Apr 2021 Temminck's Courser 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Apr 2021 Beautiful Sunbird 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Apr 2021 Spotted Thick-knee 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Apr 2021 Western Grey Plantain-eater 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 May 2021 Grasshopper Buzzard 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 May 2021 Vinaceous Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 May 2021 Abyssinian Roller 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 May 2021 Beautiful Sunbird 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
22 May 2021 Red-chested Swallow 1 17h25 - Un oiseau passant à basse altitude... Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
06 Jun 2021 African Cuckoo 1 1 or 2 calling from different places -... Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
06 Jun 2021 Gabar Goshawk 3 2 adults / 1 juv - matinale... Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jun 2021 Snowy-crowned Robin Chat 3 2 birds heard sigining, one seen - matinale... Karey Gorou Plateau Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jun 2021 Namaqua Dove 3 2 females - 1 male matinale 6h30-11h30 Karey Gorou Plateau Niger Benoît FORGET
12 Jun 2021 Gabar Goshawk 4 2 juv - Matinale 6H30 - 9h30 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
23 May 2021 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 10 At least one juvenile with borad pale edges... Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
19 Jun 2021 Lesser Striped Swallow 2 Bringing material for nesting - matinale 6h30-11h30 Karey Gorou Plateau Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Jun 2021 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 1 Female - matinale 6h30 - 11h30 Karey Gorou Plateau Niger Benoît FORGET
12 Jun 2021 African Cuckoo 1 females - Matinale 6H30 - 9h30 Saga périmètre irrigué Niger Benoît FORGET
23 May 2021 Northern Carmine Bee-eater 2 Flying along the river > upstream - Rooftop... Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
22 May 2021 Purple Heron 13 Following the river upstream W-NW - Morning check... Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
20 Apr 2021 Scarlet-chested Sunbird 3 Juvénile à commissures pâles / Juvenile with pale... Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown   
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