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Welcome to the WABDaB!

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

108,657 observations
of
578 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5645 photos of 464 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-05-21)

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276 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
20 May 2022 White-crowned Black Wheatear 2 Adult and Immature Cliffs next to Five Arch... Chad Robert Barnes
23 Feb 2022 Little Owl 2 Ouadi Sini Chad Robert Barnes
20 Apr 2022 Greater Honeyguide 1 Next to our house, perhaps coming for water.... [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
29 Jan 2022 Black Stork 2 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Sennar Penduline Tit 2 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Red-pate Cisticola 2 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Singing Bush Lark 1 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 White-rumped Seedeater 5 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Northern Wheatear 2 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 3 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Booted Eagle 1 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Black Scrub Robin 2 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
29 Jan 2022 Blue-naped Mousebird 2 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
27 Jan 2022 Dunn's Lark 3 2 ad 1 juv Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet  
27 Jan 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 22 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
27 Jan 2022 Cream-coloured Courser 6 Unnamed location Chad Michel Watelet
04 Apr 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Vinaceous Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Laughing Dove 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Pied Crow 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 25 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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 Yellow-billed Kite 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Abyssinian Roller 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Red-billed Firefinch 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Cut-throat 15 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Namaqua Dove 20 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Singing Bush Lark 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Brown Babbler 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Beautiful Sunbird 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Little Weaver 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Western Grey Plantain-eater 8 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Lavender Waxbill 8 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  
04 Apr 2022 Common Bulbul 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Rufous Scrub Robin 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Grey Heron 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Speckled Pigeon 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Black-crowned Tchagra 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Fork-tailed Drongo 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Zitting Cisticola 4 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Double-spurred Francolin 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Black-headed Lapwing 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
04 Apr 2022 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 5 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
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