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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

109,956 observations
of
579 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5780 photos of 466 species.
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262 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-10-04)

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271 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
11 Sep 2022 House Sparrow 200 Continuous year round nest activity at camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Speckled Pigeon 45 Continuous year round nest activity at camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Pied Crow 16 Young birds Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Cricket Warbler 1 Singing Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 200 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 White Stork 250 No / Stalking through grassland with hind... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 5000 No / At least 50 roosting trees... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 6 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Singing Bush Lark 1 Singing displays Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Crested Lark 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Abyssinian Roller 4 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Common Buttonquail 1 No / Single bird flushed by moving... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 White-throated Bee-eater 10 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Southern Grey Shrike 2 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Singing Bush Lark 4 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Desert Cisticola 2 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 15 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 9 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 2 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Hoopoe 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 2 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Common Swift 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Marabou Stork 4 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Desert Cisticola 2 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Desert Cisticola 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Aug 2022 White-throated Bee-eater 20 Very widespread and displaying Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Aug 2022 Cricket Warbler 2 Singing males regular Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Aug 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 2 Presumed breeding likely. Many singing males overhead. Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Common Swift 12 Relatively uniform dark Apus sp. - not Pallid,... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Abyssinian Roller 3 Many birds without tail streamers - those checked... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 1000 Overnight roost - minimum estimate Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 4 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 3 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Abdim's Stork 41 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Pied Crow 4 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 House Sparrow 200 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 African Silverbill 15 Less numerous at base camp than in the... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Speckled Pigeon 20 Invading base camp flock expanding rapidly since workshop... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 4000 Overnight roost - minimum estimate Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Common Buttonquail 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 20 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 White-throated Bee-eater 12 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Common Buttonquail 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Desert Cisticola 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Greyish Eagle Owl (cinerascens) 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Eurasian Golden Oriole 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
271 items found, displaying 51 to 100.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
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