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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 2019: Ten years of WABDaB!!
02 Nov 2019 [JBr]

Ten years and a week since the NiBDaB -now WABDAB- went on-line.  We feel we've come a long way since then, adding Chad and Burkina Faso to Niger as focal countries along the way.  Thanks to our many contributors, we are at almost 60.000 records for Niger now, and almost 30.000 for Chad.  And for the three countries combined at 4403 photos of 437 different species.  We can't name all the past observers but present regular contributions by Benoît Forget in Niger and by Elsa Bussiere en Tim Wacher in Chad are essential in keeping the WABDaB flame burning.  We should probably do more about publicity but as long as the WABDaB remains an all-volunteer effort finding the time to publicise our existence remains a problem.  All suggestions on publicity and funding are welcome!

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95111 observations
of
567 species
in
477 half-degree blocks.
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4545 photos of 439 species.
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234 breeding species.
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(As of 2020-02-22)

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291 items found, displaying 1 to 50.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
08 Feb 2020 African Jacana 20 including two 2-weeks old pulli, together with Abakar... Al Beïd Chad Pierre Defos du Rau  
08 Feb 2020 Little Swift 3 together with Abakar Saleh Wachoum, Ib Krag Petersen,... Al Beïd Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Feb 2020 African Palm Swift 15 together with Abakar Saleh Wachoum, Ib Krag Petersen,... Al Beïd Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Feb 2020 Booted Eagle 1 together with Abakar Saleh Wachoum, Ib Krag Petersen,... Al Beïd Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Feb 2020 Gabar Goshawk 1 together with Abakar Saleh Wachoum, Ib Krag Petersen,... Al Beïd Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Feb 2020 Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse 1 together with Abakar Saleh Wachoum, Ib Krag Petersen,... Al Beïd Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Feb 2020 Isabelline Shrike 1 small male lanius with bright rufous tail, well... Am Daloua Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Feb 2020 European Turtle Dove 50 together with Abakar Saleh Wachoum, Ib Krag Petersen,... Am Daloua Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Feb 2020 Short-toed Snake Eagle 1 together with Abakar Saleh Wachoum, Ib Krag Petersen,... Am Daloua Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Feb 2020 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 6 together with Abakar Saleh Wachoum, Ib Krag Petersen,... Am Daloua Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Feb 2020 White-billed Buffalo Weaver 10 together with Abakar Saleh Wachoum, Ib Krag Petersen,... Am Daloua Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Feb 2020 Yellow Wagtail 5 together with Abakar Saleh Wachoum, Ib Krag Petersen,... Am Daloua Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Feb 2020 Yellow Wagtail 10 together with Ib Krag Petersen, Saleh Abakar &... Bagaye Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Feb 2020 Namaqua Dove 3 together with Ib Krag Petersen, Saleh Abakar &... Bagaye Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Feb 2020 Fork-tailed Drongo 2 together with Ib Krag Petersen, Saleh Abakar &... Bagaye Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Feb 2020 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 2 together with Ib Krag Petersen, Saleh Abakar &... Bagaye Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Feb 2020 Scarlet-chested Sunbird 2 singing male, adult pair, together with Ib Krag... Bagaye Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
15 Feb 2020 Pale Crag Martin 2 block Iférouane SE (Adrar Tamgak) Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 Fan-tailed Raven 35 estimation block Iférouane SE (Adrar Tamgak) Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 Desert Lark 3 block Iférouane SE (Adrar Tamgak) Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 Trumpeter Finch 2 block Iférouane SE (Adrar Tamgak) Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 House Bunting (E. sahari) 3 block Iférouane SE (Adrar Tamgak) Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 White Stork 3 > N block Iférouane SE (Adrar Tamgak) Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 Yellow Wagtail 1 block Iférouane SE (Adrar Tamgak) Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 Rock Dove 30 Estimation block Iférouane SE (Adrar Tamgak) Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Feb 2020 Common Sand Martin 5 together with Ib Krag Petersen, Saleh Abakar &... Bouchdjani Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Feb 2020 Buff-bellied Warbler 2 together with Ib Krag Petersen, Saleh Abakar &... Bouchdjani Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Feb 2020 Winding Cisticola 2 brown large cisticola, detected by its repeated rattle... Bouchdjani Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Feb 2020 Black Scrub Robin 1 together with Ib Krag Petersen, Saleh Abakar &... Chari - Douguia Nord Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Feb 2020 Tawny Eagle 1 together with Ib Krag Petersen, Saleh Abakar &... Djermaya Nord Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
15 Jan 2000 Four-banded Sandgrouse 15 Foret classée de Gonsé Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 Spotted Thick-knee 6 Foret classée de Gonsé Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 Green Sandpiper 1 Foret classée de Gonsé Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 Standard-winged Nightjar 6 Foret classée de Gonsé Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 Black Scimitarbill 1 Foret classée de Gonsé Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 Red-throated Bee-eater 50 Foret classée de Gonsé Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 Bearded Barbet 2 Foret classée de Gonsé Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 Speckle-fronted Weaver 20 Foret classée de Gonsé Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
15 Jan 2000 Exclamatory Paradise Whydah 6 Foret classée de Gonsé Burkina Faso Bruno Portier
08 Feb 2020 Red-necked Falcon 1 together with Abakar Saleh Wachoum, Ib Krag Petersen,... Hidjelidji Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Feb 2020 Chestnut-bellied Starling 4 together with Abakar Saleh Wachoum, Ib Krag Petersen,... Hidjelidji Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Feb 2020 Common Sand Martin 5 together with Abakar Saleh Wachoum, Ib Krag Petersen,... Hidjelidji Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Feb 2020 Ethiopian Swallow 5 together with Abakar Saleh Wachoum, Ib Krag Petersen,... Hidjelidji Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
08 Feb 2020 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 1 together with Abakar Saleh Wachoum, Ib Krag Petersen,... Hidjelidji Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
15 Feb 2020 Sudan Golden Sparrow 25 Iferouane camping & surroundings Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 Black Scrub Robin 4 Iferouane camping & surroundings Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 Blue-naped Mousebird 5 Iferouane camping & surroundings Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 Subalpine Warbler 3 Iferouane camping & surroundings Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 Hoopoe 3 Iferouane camping & surroundings Niger Benoît FORGET
15 Feb 2020 Red-billed Firefinch 8 Iferouane camping & surroundings Niger Benoît FORGET
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