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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

105,100 observations
of
577 species
in
494 half-degree blocks.
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5042 photos of 456 species.
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244 breeding species.
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(As of 2020-12-02)

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293 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
28 Nov 2020 Abyssinian Roller 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 African Crake 1 Matinale 6h15 - 11H00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Nov 2020 African Grey Hornbill 1 Matinale 6h15 - 11H00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
24 Oct 2020 African Grey Hornbill 3 matinale 6h45 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
29 Nov 2020 African Jacana 10 Check terrassse 7h00 - 9h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Oct 2020 African Jacana 34 guiding Goudel 6h30 - 9h30 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Nov 2020 African Palm Swift 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
03 Oct 2020 African Pygmy Goose 2 males - matinale 7h00 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
23 Nov 2020 African Swallow-tailed Kite 1 Soaring [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
28 Nov 2020 Allen's Gallinule 2 Matinale 6h15 - 11H00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
24 Oct 2020 Allen's Gallinule 8 matinale 6h45 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Oct 2020 Allen's Gallinule 9 guiding Goudel 6h30 - 9h30 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
17 Oct 2020 Allen's Gallinule 11 matinale 6h45 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
10 Oct 2020 Allen's Gallinule 9 1 juv matinale 7h00 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
10 Oct 2020 Barn Swallow 1 with the group of ethiopian swallow - matinale... Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Nov 2020 Bearded Barbet 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 Beautiful Sunbird 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
29 Nov 2020 Beautiful Sunbird 3 Check terrassse 7h00 - 9h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
11 Oct 2020 Beautiful Sunbird 9 check 7h00- 8H30 Goudel, Hotel Les Roniers Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Nov 2020 Black-billed Wood Dove 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
24 Oct 2020 Black Crake 1 matinale 6h45 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Oct 2020 Black Crake 1 guiding Goudel 6h30 - 9h30 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
17 Oct 2020 Black Crake 1 matinale 6h45 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
10 Oct 2020 Black Crake 6 matinale 7h00 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Nov 2020 Black-crowned Tchagra 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
29 Nov 2020 Black-headed Heron 1 Check terrassse 7h00 - 9h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Nov 2020 Black-headed Heron 1 Matinale 6h15 - 11H00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
24 Oct 2020 Black-headed Heron 1 matinale 6h45 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
17 Oct 2020 Black-headed Heron 1 matinale 6h45 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
10 Oct 2020 Black-headed Heron 1 matinale 7h00 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
04 Oct 2020 Black-headed Heron 3 matinale 7h00 - 8h30 Goudel, parc en face de... Niger Benoît FORGET
24 Oct 2020 Black-headed Weaver 8 matinale 6h45 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Oct 2020 Black-headed Weaver 6 guiding Goudel 6h30 - 9h30 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
17 Oct 2020 Black-headed Weaver 9 matinale 6h45 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Nov 2020 Black-rumped Waxbill 6 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 Black Scimitarbill 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 Black Scrub Robin 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
24 Oct 2020 Black-shouldered Kite 2 matinale 6h45 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
10 Oct 2020 Black-shouldered Kite 1 matinale 7h00 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
04 Oct 2020 Black-shouldered Kite 1 Short check 8h30 - 9h30 Goudel, Hotel Les Roniers Niger Benoît FORGET
03 Oct 2020 Black-shouldered Kite 2 matinale 7h00 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
25 Oct 2020 Black-winged Stilt 17 14h45 - check from the bridge Niamey, pont chinois berge Sud... Niger Benoît FORGET
23 Nov 2020 Blue-naped Mousebird 3 [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
28 Nov 2020 Booted Eagle 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Nov 2020 Booted Eagle [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
28 Nov 2020 Brown Babbler 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 Cattle Egret 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
29 Nov 2020 Cattle Egret 8 Check terrassse 7h00 - 9h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Nov 2020 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 50 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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