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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

109,956 observations
of
579 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5780 photos of 466 species.
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262 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-10-07)

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271 items found, displaying 151 to 200.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
27 Aug 2022 Crested Lark 4 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 8 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
23 Mar 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 25 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
23 Mar 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
23 Mar 2022 Greater Hoopoe Lark 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
23 Mar 2022 Cream-coloured Courser 5 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
23 Mar 2022 Greater Hoopoe Lark 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Yellow-breasted Barbet 6 6 birds together suggesting adults with recently fledged... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
31 Aug 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 5000 At least 50 roosting trees counted - probably... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Attack bee eaters et all. in Balanites thicket... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 Red-necked Falcon 1 Attacks on bee eaters simultaneous with Gabar. Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
11 Apr 2022 Eurasian Golden Oriole 1 Attracted to spilled water in the camp and... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
10 Sep 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 2 Collecting nest material. Pair with smaller bird balancing... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
19 Aug 2022 Marabou Stork 500 Continued Marabou assembly along Biltine to Salal track Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Marabou Stork 100 Continued Marabou assembly along Biltine to Salal track Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Marabou Stork 100 Continued Marabou assembly along Biltine to Salal track Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Marabou Stork 250 Continued Marabou assembly along Biltine to Salal track Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Marabou Stork 150 Continued Marabou assembly along Biltine to Salal track Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
11 Sep 2022 House Sparrow 200 Continuous year round nest activity at camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
11 Sep 2022 Speckled Pigeon 45 Continuous year round nest activity at camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
24 Aug 2022 Singing Bush Lark 12 Display songs widespread. Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
02 Sep 2022 Green Sandpiper 13 Flock at temporary grassland flood pool Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Northern Red Bishop 4 Full breeding plumage male Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
19 Aug 2022 Pin-tailed Whydah 1 Full breeding plumage male Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
26 Aug 2022 Common Buttonquail 2 Heard after dark. Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
21 Aug 2022 Barn Owl 3 Heard and seen most evenings. Pair have bred... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher   
28 Aug 2022 Speckled Pigeon 20 Invading base camp flock expanding rapidly since workshop... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
21 Aug 2022 Speckled Pigeon 32 Invading base camp flock expanding rapidly since workshop... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher   
19 Aug 2022 Marabou Stork 100 Last group of Marabou along track - counts... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 African Silverbill 15 Less numerous at base camp than in the... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
27 Aug 2022 Abyssinian Roller 3 Many birds without tail streamers - those checked... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Sep 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Melanistic all black. Species identification assumed because... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 Little Swift 10 Mixed swift flock Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 Common Swift 6 Mixed swift flock Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 White-rumped Swift 12 Mixed swift flock Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
08 Sep 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 3 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Cricket Warbler 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 6 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Singing Bush Lark 10 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Marabou Stork 4 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Southern Grey Shrike 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Spotted Flycatcher 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Subalpine Warbler 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Spotted Flycatcher 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Lesser Whitethroat 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Wood Warbler 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Lesser Grey Shrike 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 15 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Sep 2022 Spotted Thick-knee 1 No / Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
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