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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

109,483 observations
of
579 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5775 photos of 465 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-08-08)

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273 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
03 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Ground Hornbill PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
30 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller 1 First of season to turn up at basecamp? OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
27 Mar 2022 African Collared Dove 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Mar 2022 African Collared Dove 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Mar 2022 African Collared Dove 6 Singing OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
02 Mar 2022 African Collared Dove PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
03 Mar 2022 African Fish Eagle PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
02 Mar 2022 African Fish Eagle PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
03 Mar 2022 African Grey Hornbill PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
02 Mar 2022 African Grey Hornbill PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
02 Mar 2022 African Harrier Hawk PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
03 Mar 2022 African Jacana PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
04 Mar 2022 African Openbill Stork Raddison Blu Hotel garden and... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
03 Mar 2022 African Openbill Stork PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
02 Mar 2022 African Openbill Stork PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
03 Mar 2022 African Sacred Ibis PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
02 Mar 2022 African Sacred Ibis PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
03 Mar 2022 African Scops Owl PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
02 Mar 2022 African Scops Owl PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
01 Apr 2022 African Silverbill 500+ Camp colony/visitors - minimum count, using water drips... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Mar 2022 African Silverbill 100s OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
19 Mar 2022 African Silverbill 100s OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 African Silverbill 300 Minimum count - attracted to camp water points... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
02 Mar 2022 African Silverbill PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
02 Mar 2022 African Spoonbill PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
27 Mar 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 800+ Roosting across mulitple Balanites around camp. OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
22 Mar 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 3 Midday N14,8288 E19.8723 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
19 Mar 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 40 Minimum count - roosting locally and likley very... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 30 Minimum count, likley many more in the area,... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
02 Mar 2022 African Wattled Lapwing PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
12 Mar 2022 Barn Owl 3 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Mar 2022 Barn Swallow 6 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
17 Mar 2022 Barn Swallow 6 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
03 Mar 2022 Bateleur PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
02 Mar 2022 Bateleur PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
03 Mar 2022 Beautiful Sunbird PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
02 Mar 2022 Beautiful Sunbird PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
03 Mar 2022 Black-billed Wood Dove PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
02 Mar 2022 Black-billed Wood Dove PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
03 Mar 2022 Black-crowned Night Heron PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
02 Mar 2022 Black-crowned Night Heron PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
01 Apr 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 50 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
23 Mar 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 20 Midday records: N14.7332 E19.7924 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
19 Mar 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 30 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 20 Minimum estimate of numerous local birds OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
03 Mar 2022 Black-crowned Tchagra PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
02 Mar 2022 Black-crowned Tchagra PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
03 Mar 2022 Black-headed Gonolek PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
02 Mar 2022 Black-headed Gonolek PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
273 items found, displaying 1 to 50.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
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