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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

108,679 observations
of
578 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5669 photos of 463 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-05-23)

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276 items found, displaying 101 to 150.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
27 Nov 2021 Desert Cisticola 5 Prominent in tall Panicum tussock around camp perimeter OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Nov 2021 Desert Cisticola 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
04 Apr 2022 Double-spurred Francolin 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Double-spurred Francolin 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Double-spurred Francolin 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
26 Feb 2022 Dunn's Lark 1 Unnamed location Chad Robert Barnes
27 Jan 2022 Dunn's Lark 3 2 ad 1 juv Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet  
04 Apr 2022 Fork-tailed Drongo 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Fork-tailed Drongo 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Fork-tailed Drongo 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Golden-breasted Bunting 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Greater Blue-eared Starling 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Greater Blue-eared Starling 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Apr 2022 Greater Honeyguide 1 Next to our house, perhaps coming for water.... [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
28 Mar 2022 Green-backed Heron 4 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Grey-backed Camaroptera 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Grey-backed Camaroptera 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Grey-backed Camaroptera 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Grey Heron 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Grey Heron 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Grey Heron 4 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Grey Heron 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Grey Kestrel 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Hamerkop 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Hamerkop 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Hamerkop 3 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Hamerkop 3 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
24 Feb 2022 House Bunting (E. sahari) 1 Ennedi, Ouadi Sini Chad Robert Barnes
26 Feb 2022 House Sparrow 8 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Robert Barnes
08 Mar 2022 House Sparrow 100 Colony at base camp OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
29 Nov 2021 House Sparrow 100 Resident camp population. Frequently feeding on grasshoppers... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Nov 2021 House Sparrow 100 Using 100 as a short-hand for large numbers... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Nov 2021 House Sparrow 100 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher   
29 Nov 2021 Isabelline Wheatear 2 Along release pen fence-lines OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
15 Mar 2022 Kittlitz's Plover 2 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 20 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Lavender Waxbill 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Lavender Waxbill 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Egret 1 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Little Green Bee-eater 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
20 Mar 2022 Little Green Bee-eater 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Green Bee-eater 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
23 Feb 2022 Little Owl 2 Ennedi, Ouadi Sini Chad Robert Barnes
15 Mar 2022 Little Ringed Plover 5 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
15 Mar 2022 Little Stint 10 Kiaka Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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