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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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106,858 observations
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577 species
in
496 half-degree blocks.
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5213 photos of 457 species.
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245 breeding species.
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291 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 Apr 2021 Sudan Golden Sparrow 4 Empty pool! - matinale plateau 6h45 - 9h15 Karey Gorou Plateau Niger Benoît FORGET
04 Apr 2021 Namaqua Dove 4 Empty pool! - matinale plateau 6h45 - 9h15 Karey Gorou Plateau Niger Benoît FORGET
04 Apr 2021 Stone Partridge 6 Empty pool! - matinale plateau 6h45 - 9h15 Karey Gorou Plateau Niger Benoît FORGET
04 Apr 2021 Rufous Scrub Robin 4 Empty pool! - matinale plateau 6h45 - 9h15 Karey Gorou Plateau Niger Benoît FORGET
04 Apr 2021 Black-crowned Tchagra 2 Empty pool! - matinale plateau 6h45 - 9h15 Karey Gorou Plateau Niger Benoît FORGET
04 Apr 2021 Beautiful Sunbird 4 Empty pool! - matinale plateau 6h45 - 9h15 Karey Gorou Plateau Niger Benoît FORGET
04 Apr 2021 Pygmy Sunbird 1 Empty pool! - matinale plateau 6h45 - 9h15 Karey Gorou Plateau Niger Benoît FORGET
04 Apr 2021 Black Scrub Robin 3 Empty pool! - matinale plateau 6h45 - 9h15 Karey Gorou Plateau Niger Benoît FORGET
04 Apr 2021 Double-spurred Francolin 5 Empty pool! - matinale plateau 6h45 - 9h15 Karey Gorou Plateau Niger Benoît FORGET
04 Apr 2021 Desert Lark 3 Empty pool! - matinale plateau 6h45 - 9h15 Karey Gorou Plateau Niger Benoît FORGET
04 Apr 2021 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 2 Empty pool! - matinale plateau 6h45 - 9h15 Karey Gorou Plateau Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Shikra 1 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Barn Swallow 3 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Ethiopian Swallow 6 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Black-shouldered Kite 1 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Grey Heron 86 In one group on a river bank -... Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Purple Heron 4 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Black-crowned Night Heron 13 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Common Greenshank 58 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Black-winged Stilt 9 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Wood Sandpiper 35 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Common Sandpiper 4 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Malachite Kingfisher 5 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Little Stint 3 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Red-necked Falcon 1 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Senegal Thick-knee 1 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Red-throated Pipit 16 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Yellow Wagtail 35 One typical thunbergii and probably one less typical... Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Western Marsh Harrier 1 female - matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Knob-billed Duck 18 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 White-faced Whistling Duck 250 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Allen's Gallinule 1 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Common Moorhen 5 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Black Crake 2 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
02 Apr 2021 Greater Painted-snipe 1 female - matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Mar 2021 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1 Parc de l'Ambassade du Nigeria Niger Benoît FORGET
27 Mar 2021 Little Green Bee-eater 12 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
27 Mar 2021 Hamerkop 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2021 Namaqua Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2021 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2021 Chestnut-bellied Starling 30 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2021 Long-tailed Glossy Starling Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2021 Speckle-fronted Weaver Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2021 Little Weaver Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2021 Vinaceous Dove Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2021 Yellow-billed Kite Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2021 Red-billed Firefinch Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2021 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2021 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Mar 2021 Pied Crow Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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