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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

108,684 observations
of
578 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5675 photos of 463 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-05-27)

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276 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
15 Mar 2022 Grey-backed Camaroptera 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Senegal Coucal 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Sudan Golden Sparrow 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
24 Feb 2022 Short-eared Owl 1 Seen near oryx herd OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Ngaba Caleb Tim Wacher
08 Mar 2022 Common Rock Thrush 1 Possibly two. First a single perching along... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
29 Nov 2021 Cut-throat 1 Male OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 Northern Wheatear 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 Sudan Golden Sparrow 1 Single bird, non-breeding plumage or female, attracted... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 Cut-throat 1 Female OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Nov 2021 White Wagtail 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
04 Apr 2022 Little Green Bee-eater 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Yellow-billed Shrike 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Senegal Eremomela 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Black-billed Wood Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Cattle Egret 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Namaqua Dove 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Cattle Egret 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Hamerkop 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Spur-winged Lapwing 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Ruff 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Vinaceous Dove 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Black-billed Wood Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Vinaceous Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Cattle Egret 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Red-billed Firefinch 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Greater Blue-eared Starling 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Little Green Bee-eater 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Common Greenshank 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Wood Sandpiper 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Long-tailed Glossy Starling 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Stint 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Spur-winged Lapwing 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Vinaceous Dove 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Rose-ringed Parakeet 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Abyssinian Roller 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Vinaceous Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Namaqua Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Black-billed Wood Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
08 Mar 2022 House Sparrow 100 Colony at base camp OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
08 Mar 2022 African Silverbill 100 Minimum count. Using three small water seeps... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
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