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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

112,772 observations
of
583 species
in
503 half-degree blocks.
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5933 photos of 468 species.
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247 breeding species.
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(As of 2023-02-02)

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Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
07 Jan 2023 Western Marsh Harrier 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
07 Jan 2023 Yellow-billed Kite 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
07 Jan 2023 Black Stork 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
07 Jan 2023 Hamerkop 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
23 Dec 2022 Namaqua Dove 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
23 Dec 2022 Red-necked Buzzard 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
23 Dec 2022 Western Marsh Harrier 2 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
04 Nov 2022 Lesser Blue-eared Starling 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
04 Nov 2022 Great Spotted Cuckoo 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Oct 2022 African Scops Owl 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
31 Oct 2022 Barn Owl 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown
13 Oct 2022 Secretary-bird 2 Unnamed location Chad Firmin Dingamtebeye Tim Wacher
05 Oct 2022 Lesser Kestrel 150 Large influx building up in recent days with... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
05 Oct 2022 Red-footed Falcon 150 Large influx building up in recent days with... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
05 Oct 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 5000 Very large roost just west of release pens... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
05 Oct 2022 Northern Wheatear 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
05 Oct 2022 Black-eared Wheatear 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
05 Oct 2022 Abyssinian Roller 6 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
05 Oct 2022 Barn Owl 3 Nest occupied / young or sitting bird seen.heard... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
04 Oct 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Melanistic bird hunting around release pen containers, where... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Oct 2022 Red-footed Falcon 50 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Oct 2022 Lesser Kestrel 30 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Oct 2022 Yellow Wagtail 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Oct 2022 Black-eared Wheatear 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Oct 2022 Barn Swallow 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
01 Oct 2022 Eastern/Western Olivaceous Warbler 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
01 Oct 2022 Desert Cisticola 3 Territorial on> 2 days - many - Courtship... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
01 Oct 2022 Red-backed Shrike 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
01 Oct 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 2000 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
01 Oct 2022 African Silverbill 6 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
01 Oct 2022 Crested Lark 2 Recently fledged young - Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
30 Sep 2022 Sudan Golden Sparrow 500 Nest occupied / young or sitting bird seen.heard... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
30 Sep 2022 Cut-throat 2 Pair in season& habitat - Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
30 Sep 2022 Hoopoe 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
30 Sep 2022 Hoopoe 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
30 Sep 2022 Pallid Swift 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
30 Sep 2022 White-rumped Swift 25 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
30 Sep 2022 Montagu's Harrier 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
30 Sep 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 35 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
30 Sep 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
30 Sep 2022 Lesser Whitethroat 2 At least 2 in Balanites trees at a... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
30 Sep 2022 White-throated Bee-eater 30 Newly fledged young prominent. Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
30 Sep 2022 Spotted Flycatcher 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
30 Sep 2022 African Collared Dove 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
30 Sep 2022 Common Swift 5 Presence of African black swift not eliminated Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
30 Sep 2022 Common Swift 4 Presence of African black swift not eliminated Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
29 Sep 2022 Fulvous Babbler 10 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
29 Sep 2022 Red-throated Pipit 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
29 Sep 2022 Desert Cisticola 1 Singing male in season &habitat - Courtship /... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
29 Sep 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 2 Singing male in season &habitat - Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
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