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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...

 
April 2017: Common Rock Thrush, new for Burkina Faso
17 Apr 2017 [JBr]
Two expeditions to study the relationships between birds and trees in the Sahel, especially palearctic migratory birds, visited Burkina Faso in Jan-Feb 2016 and Niger in Nov-Dec 2016.  The expeditions were executed on behalf of BirdLife The Neth... Read more...
March 2017: Common Crane new species for Chad
05 Apr 2017 [JBr]
The WABDaB received 923 new records this past month, more or less evenly divided between Niger and Chad.  Those from Niger include the first records of River Prinia and Greater Swamp Warbler from the Dallol Bosso.  Those from Chad include t... Read more...
February 2017 : Caspian Plover, White-tailed Lapwing and Nile Valley Sunbird, (almost) new for Chad
10 Feb 2017 [JBr]
My apologies for the long delay since my previous WABDaB blog of September.  Since then more than 3,000 records and more than 300, often very nice, photos have been added, mostly from Chad and thanks to Tim Wacher and Paul van Giersbergen. ... Read more...
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Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
14 Aug 2017 Pied Crow 5 Flying over Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Greater Blue-eared Starling 10 to 20 Feeding in grassland Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Long-tailed Nightjar 1 Tawny individual flushed twice with full long tailed... Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 5 to 10 Calling and carrying grass stem for display Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 3 Seen well in ouadi tree line. No... Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Speckle-fronted Weaver 5 to 10 Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Green-winged Pytilia 1 Adult male Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Southern Grey Shrike 1 Calling from tree top, midday Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 African Harrier Hawk 1 Adult plumage soaring overhead Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Speckled Pigeon 2 Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Sudan Golden Sparrow 20 to 50 Several flocks moving around Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Black-headed Lapwing 10-20 Several groups calling in area Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Cattle Egret 10 to 20 Following grazing cattle and flying over Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Greyish (Vermiculated) Eagle Owl 2 Pair disturbed at roost, seen twice. Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 White-billed Buffalo Weaver 5 to 10 Hunting and collecting caterpillars in Acacia Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 1 Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Beautiful Sunbird 3 One full breeding plumage male included Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Hoopoe 1 Race not determined Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Abyssinian Roller 5 Some without tail streamers but no sign of... Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Vitelline Masked Weaver 6 Fresh nests, calls of chicks, displaying breeding male Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher   
14 Aug 2017 Black Scrub Robin 2 Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Sennar Penduline Tit 2 Searching Acacias feeding Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Cricket Warbler 5 to 10 Frequently calls and song of various formats (quick... Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 African Collared Dove 5 to 10 Seen and heard calling Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Vinaceous Dove 1 Heard calling only Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Northern Crombec 2 Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Icterine Warbler 1 Seen well deep in Acacia, long wings, dark... Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Common Whitethroat 1 Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Rufous Scrub Robin 2 Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
14 Aug 2017 Namaqua Dove 5 to 10 Midday list 14 Aug 2017 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
08 Aug 2017 Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse 25 Drinking at very small rainpool, N14.8598 E19.9465, half... SCF Grid 111 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
05 Aug 2017 African Swallow-tailed Kite 1000s Le 5 aout tres nombreux sur une grande... Campement d'oryx - Oryx camp Chad John Newby Tim Wacher
04 Aug 2017 Red-necked Falcon 1 Continuait a ennuyer un Autour gabar en vol,... Campement d'oryx - Oryx camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Aug 2017 Gabar Goshawk 1 Forme grise, fut harcele en volant par un... Campement d'oryx - Oryx camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Aug 2017 White-throated Bee-eater 1 One bird seen flying into a nest hole,... Campement d'oryx - Oryx camp Chad Justin Chuven Tim Wacher  
27 Jul 2017 Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse 3 Waterhole completely dry Sayale Saoudine Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Jul 2017 Abyssinian Roller 2 Sayale Saoudine Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Jul 2017 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 300 Sayale Saoudine Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Jul 2017 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 150 Sayale Saoudine Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Jul 2017 Crested Lark 6 Sayale Saoudine Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Jul 2017 Hoopoe 2 Sayale Saoudine Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Jul 2017 Namaqua Dove 25 Sayale Saoudine Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Jul 2017 African Collared Dove 30 Sayale Saoudine Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Jul 2017 Greater Blue-eared Starling 1 Sayale Saoudine Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Jul 2017 Northern Wheatear 1 Heavly mottled mantle with pale grey showing through,... Sayale Saoudine Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Jul 2017 Red-billed Quelea 80 One flock, breeding males, near oryx pen Campement d'oryx - Oryx camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Jul 2017 Village Weaver 2 Non-breeding plumage, (Littel weaver nests destroyed) Abeche - Geyser compound Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Jul 2017 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 4 No Chestnut sparrows seen Abeche - Geyser compound Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Jul 2017 Sudan Golden Sparrow 10 Abeche - Geyser compound Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Jul 2017 Yellow-billed Kite 10 Flying over head Abeche - Geyser compound Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
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