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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...

 
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 2022-09-28)

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271 items found, displaying 251 to 271.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
26 Aug 2022 Common Buttonquail 2 Heard after dark. Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
26 Aug 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 1000 Overnight roost - minimum estimate Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
26 Aug 2022 Cricket Warbler 4 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
26 Aug 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 50 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
26 Aug 2022 Common Swift 25 Relatively uniform dark Apus sp. - not Pallid,... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
26 Aug 2022 Dunn's Lark 1 Singing male seen and heard Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Aug 2022 White-throated Bee-eater 50 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Bronze-winged Courser 1 Single bird flushed on perimeter firebreak while walking.... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Spotted Thick-knee 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Desert Cisticola 2 Very strong reaction late pm to African... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Aug 2022 Singing Bush Lark 6 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Dunn's Lark 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Crested Lark 4 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 8 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
02 Sep 2022 Quail-plover 1 Seen flying and on the ground, identified from... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Firmin Dingamtebeye Tim Wacher
11 Apr 2022 Eurasian Golden Oriole 1 Attracted to spilled water in the camp and... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
23 Mar 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 25 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
23 Mar 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
23 Mar 2022 Greater Hoopoe Lark 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
23 Mar 2022 Cream-coloured Courser 5 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
23 Mar 2022 Greater Hoopoe Lark 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
271 items found, displaying 251 to 271.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
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