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Welcome to the WABDaB!

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...

 
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...
July 2020: 450th photo species for the WABDaB!
06 Jul 2020 [JBr]
The recently added first photos of Red-chested Swallow bring to 450 the number of species of which there is at least one image in the WABDaB.  Other recently added first photos were of Violet-backed Starling, Klaas's Cuckoo and Snowy-crowned Robin Chat.  Soon to be added: Heuglin's Masked ... Read more...
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Coverage

104,732 observations
of
575 species
in
494 half-degree blocks.
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5019 photos of 455 species.
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244 breeding species.
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(As of 2020-09-23)

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289 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
16 Aug 2020 Little Green Bee-eater 39 18-19h passage en vol par petits... Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Aug 2020 Little Swift 4 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Aug 2020 African Palm Swift 8 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Aug 2020 Ethiopian Swallow 12 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
16 Aug 2020 Beautiful Sunbird 3 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
20 Aug 2020 Shikra 2 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
20 Aug 2020 Greater Blue-eared Starling 7 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
20 Aug 2020 Red-billed Quelea 45 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
20 Aug 2020 Great Egret 1 en vol au loin Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
20 Aug 2020 Grey Heron 5 en vol au loin Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
20 Aug 2020 Common Swift 8 volant au dessus de la ville Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
20 Aug 2020 Gabar Goshawk 2 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
20 Aug 2020 Abdim's Stork 2 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
21 Aug 2020 Grey Woodpecker 1 Check rooftop 18h00 - 19h00 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
21 Aug 2020 Lesser/Common Kestrel 1 18H35 Seen flying quickly, straight >... Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
22 Aug 2020 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 1 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
22 Aug 2020 Long-tailed Cormorant 7 Check rooftop 9h00-11h00 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
22 Aug 2020 Grey Heron 4 Check rooftop 9h00-11h00 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
22 Aug 2020 Great Egret 5 Check rooftop 9h00-11h00 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
22 Aug 2020 Abdim's Stork 9 Check rooftop 9h00-11h00 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
22 Aug 2020 Senegal Coucal 1 Check rooftop 9h00-11h00 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
22 Aug 2020 Common Swift 3 Check rooftop 9h00-11h00 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
22 Aug 2020 Common Kestrel 1 Check rooftop 9h00 - 11h00 - perched on... Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
22 Aug 2020 Red-necked Falcon 3 Check rooftop 9h00-11h00 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
22 Aug 2020 Black-headed Heron 1 Check rooftop 9h00-11h00 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
23 Aug 2020 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Red-billed Firefinch 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 African Silverbill 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Pin-tailed Whydah 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Sahel Paradise Whydah 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Village Indigobird 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 30 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Bush Petronia 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 White-rumped Seedeater 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Yellow-fronted Canary 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Golden-breasted Bunting 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Black-rumped Waxbill 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 25 Two pairs observed nest-building Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown   
23 Aug 2020 Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Little Weaver 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Vitelline Masked Weaver 15 Nest-building Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown   
23 Aug 2020 Heuglin's Masked Weaver 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Village Weaver 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Red-billed Quelea 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Northern Red Bishop 50 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Lavender Waxbill 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 Chestnut-bellied Starling 30 Juvenile begging and being being fed. Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown   
23 Aug 2020 Purple Glossy Starling 12 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Aug 2020 African Thrush 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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