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Welcome to the WABDaB!

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

109,483 observations
of
579 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5775 photos of 465 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-08-16)

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280 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
04 Apr 2022 Little Weaver 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Western Grey Plantain-eater 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Lavender Waxbill 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Black-billed Wood Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Cattle Egret 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Little Green Bee-eater 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Yellow-billed Shrike 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Senegal Eremomela 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Abyssinian Roller 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Red-billed Firefinch 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Cut-throat 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Namaqua Dove 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Vinaceous Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Pied Crow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
01 Apr 2022 Sudan Golden Sparrow 50 Local numbers increasing, start of seasonal influx?. OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
01 Apr 2022 Brown-necked Raven 8 Camp followers OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
01 Apr 2022 Pied Crow 150 Camp followers OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
01 Apr 2022 House Sparrow 100s Camp colony OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
01 Apr 2022 African Silverbill 500+ Camp colony/visitors - minimum count, using water drips... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
01 Apr 2022 Singing Bush Lark 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
01 Apr 2022 Crested Lark 6 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
01 Apr 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 50 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
30 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller 1 First of season to turn up at basecamp? OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Mar 2022 Green-backed Heron 4 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Cormorant 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
27 Mar 2022 House Sparrow 100s OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 African Collared Dove 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 White Wagtail 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 2 Morning ritual of attacking image in reflective office... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 800+ Roosting across mulitple Balanites around camp. OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 Fulvous Babbler 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 Cricket Warbler 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 Barn Swallow 6 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 10 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 Pied Crow 70+ Present around basecamp. OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Mar 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Mar 2022 African Collared Dove 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Mar 2022 Speckled Pigeon 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher   
26 Mar 2022 Pied Crow 12 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Mar 2022 Brown-necked Raven 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Mar 2022 House Sparrow 100s OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Mar 2022 African Silverbill 100s OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
280 items found, displaying 101 to 150.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
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