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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

112,772 observations
of
583 species
in
503 half-degree blocks.
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5933 photos of 468 species.
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247 breeding species.
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(As of 2023-02-02)

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266 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
04 Nov 2022 Great Spotted Cuckoo 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
06 Sep 2022 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
06 Sep 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
06 Sep 2022 Yellow-billed Oxpecker 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
06 Sep 2022 Red-necked Falcon 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
24 Aug 2022 Dwarf Bittern 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
24 Aug 2022 Abyssinian Roller 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
24 Aug 2022 Senegal Coucal 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
21 Aug 2022 African Wattled Lapwing 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
21 Aug 2022 Lavender Waxbill 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
21 Aug 2022 Grey Kestrel 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
21 Aug 2022 Purple Glossy Starling 2 oiseau jeune, commissures toujours pâles / young bird,... Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
21 Aug 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
13 Aug 2022 Black-headed Weaver 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
13 Aug 2022 Rufous-crowned Roller 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
13 Aug 2022 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
13 Aug 2022 Brown-backed Woodpecker 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
13 Aug 2022 Pin-tailed Whydah 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
13 Aug 2022 Northern Red Bishop 1 Portant une herbe pour construir son nid /... Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
13 Aug 2022 Yellow-fronted Canary 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
13 Aug 2022 White-faced Whistling Duck 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Aug 2022 Northern Red Bishop 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Aug 2022 Vieillot's Barbet 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Aug 2022 Yellow-billed Shrike 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Aug 2022 Black-billed Wood Dove 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Aug 2022 Tawny-flanked Prinia 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Aug 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Aug 2022 Senegal Coucal 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
05 Aug 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
28 Jun 2022 Village Indigobird 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
16 Mar 2021 Southern Grey Shrike 1 leucopygos type, with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 White-rumped Seedeater 3 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 European/African Reed Warbler 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Great Reed Warbler 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Eastern Olivaceous Warbler 2 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Common Whitethroat 2 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Woodchat Shrike 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Pied Crow 1 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 2 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Red-billed Quelea 300000 probably far more, with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 2 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Red-billed Firefinch 2 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 African Silverbill 4 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 10 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Common Sand Martin 3 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Ethiopian Swallow 3 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Yellow Wagtail 13 including 1 classic feldegg and 2 superciliaris type... Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Red-throated Pipit 10 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Black Scrub Robin 3 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
16 Mar 2021 Northern Wheatear 2 with Julien Birard Wardogo Chad Pierre Defos du Rau
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