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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...

 
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...
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...
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108,160 observations
of
577 species
in
499 half-degree blocks.
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5511 photos of 461 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-01-17)

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288 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
06 Feb 2011 Eastern Bonelli's Warbler 1 Feeding in large Acacia at midday stop in... OROAFR _ Ouadi Achim 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
16 Nov 2020 Western Bonelli's Warbler Danja Niger Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
31 Dec 2021 African Palm Swift 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Dec 2021 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Dec 2021 Yellow-billed Kite 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Wood Sandpiper 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Grey Heron 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Western Marsh Harrier 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Namaqua Dove 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Cut-throat 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Bush Petronia 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Red-billed Firefinch 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
27 Dec 2021 Booted Eagle 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Dec 2021 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Dec 2021 Pied Kingfisher 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Dec 2021 Cut-throat 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Dec 2021 Cattle Egret 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Dec 2021 Red-billed Quelea 50 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Dec 2021 Yellow-crowned Gonolek 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Dec 2021 Northern Wheatear 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
22 Dec 2021 Common Kestrel 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
01 Nov 2021 Temminck's Courser 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Oct 2021 Osprey 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Oct 2021 Green Sandpiper 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Oct 2021 Greater Painted-snipe 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Oct 2021 White-faced Whistling Duck 14 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
24 Oct 2021 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
24 Oct 2021 Grasshopper Buzzard 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
24 Oct 2021 White-faced Whistling Duck 14 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
24 Oct 2021 Northern Red Bishop 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
24 Oct 2021 Chestnut-bellied Starling 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
19 Oct 2021 Barn Swallow 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
19 Oct 2021 Common House Martin 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
13 Dec 2021 White Stork 100 Swirling in the air. A significant, permanent lake... [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
10 Dec 2021 Mocking Cliff Chat 1 Seen flying up face of boulder strewn hillside... Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Brown-tailed Rock Chat 2 Seen perched then flying at 40-50m in glaring... Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Long-billed Pipit 1 Distinctive and not closely resembling images of other... Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Blue-naped Mousebird 5 Seen and higly vocal Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Vieillot's Barbet 2 Duetting birds heard only Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Common Bulbul 4 Seen and heard Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
10 Dec 2021 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 6 Several seen and heard Abeche to Biltine - Granite... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
07 Nov 2021 Griffon Vulture Oiseau balise au nord de l'Espagne, voyez l'image... Unnamed location Niger Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
09 Nov 2021 Griffon Vulture Oiseau balise au nord de l'Espagne, voyez l'image... Unnamed location Niger Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
17 Oct 2021 Northern Red Bishop 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Oct 2021 Lavender Waxbill 12 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Oct 2021 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Oct 2021 Red-billed Firefinch 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
17 Oct 2021 African Silverbill 10 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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