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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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Coverage

106,337 observations
of
577 species
in
496 half-degree blocks.
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5120 photos of 457 species.
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244 breeding species.
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(As of 2021-03-05)

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Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
06 Feb 2021 Abyssinian Roller 2 Rooftop 15H30 - 17h30 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
30 Jan 2021 Abyssinian Roller 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
24 Jan 2021 Abyssinian Roller 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Jan 2021 Abyssinian Roller 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
30 Jan 2021 African Grey Hornbill 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Jan 2021 African Grey Hornbill 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
27 Feb 2021 African Jacana 1 check terrasse 8h00 - 10h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
13 Feb 2021 African Jacana 44 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
06 Feb 2021 African Palm Swift 4 Rooftop 15H30 - 17h30 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
30 Jan 2021 African Palm Swift 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
24 Jan 2021 African Palm Swift 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Jan 2021 African Palm Swift 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
30 Jan 2021 African Silverbill 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Jan 2021 African Silverbill 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
13 Dec 2020 African Thrush 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
14 Feb 2021 Barn Swallow 2 >NW - check 11h00 - 12h00 Goudel, Hotel Les Roniers Niger Benoît FORGET
27 Feb 2021 Beautiful Sunbird 6 check terrasse 8h00 - 10h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
30 Jan 2021 Beautiful Sunbird 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
24 Jan 2021 Beautiful Sunbird 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Jan 2021 Beautiful Sunbird 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
13 Dec 2020 Beautiful Sunbird 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
30 Jan 2021 Black-billed Wood Dove 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Jan 2021 Black-billed Wood Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
13 Feb 2021 Black-crowned Night Heron 4 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
24 Jan 2021 Black-crowned Tchagra 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Jan 2021 Black-crowned Tchagra 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
13 Dec 2020 Black-crowned Tchagra 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
13 Feb 2021 Black-headed Heron 1 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
30 Jan 2021 Black-headed Lapwing 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
24 Jan 2021 Black Scimitarbill 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
13 Dec 2020 Black Scimitarbill 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
30 Jan 2021 Black Scrub Robin 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
24 Jan 2021 Black Scrub Robin 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Jan 2021 Black Scrub Robin 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
13 Dec 2020 Black Scrub Robin 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
14 Feb 2021 Black-shouldered Kite 2 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
19 Feb 2021 Black-winged Stilt 11 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
14 Feb 2021 Black-winged Stilt 14 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
13 Feb 2021 Black-winged Stilt 9 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
14 Feb 2021 Brown Babbler 4 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
17 Jan 2021 Brown Babbler 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Jan 2021 Bruce's Green Pigeon 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
27 Feb 2021 Cattle Egret 1 check terrasse 8h00 - 10h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
13 Feb 2021 Cattle Egret 34 matinale 6h30 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
30 Jan 2021 Cattle Egret 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Jan 2021 Cattle Egret 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
30 Jan 2021 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
24 Jan 2021 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Jan 2021 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 6 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown   
17 Jan 2021 Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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