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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...

 
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...
September 2020: Unconfirmed records in general and Dunn’s and Kordofan Larks
08 Sep 2020 [JBr]
We feel it is useful to keep track on the WABDaB site of records that need further corroboration before being added to database itself.  Such records can alert other observers to keep an eye out for the species concerned near the location concerned.  Records to be confirmed can now be view... Read more...
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Coverage

105,101 observations
of
577 species
in
494 half-degree blocks.
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5042 photos of 456 species.
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244 breeding species.
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(As of 2020-12-05)

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293 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
23 Nov 2020 Booted Eagle [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
15 Oct 2020 Griffon Vulture Attrappé avec une piège (une piège appelée ‘assoutan’... mare d'Assamakka Niger Ohad Hatzofe Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
28 Nov 2020 Northern Wheatear 1 Tbc. Very quick sighting, but quite distinctive enough. Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 Pygmy Sunbird 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird 1 Feeding seeds into a tree-hole. Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown   
28 Nov 2020 Shikra 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 Black Scrub Robin 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 Spotted Flycatcher 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 Gabar Goshawk 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 Green-backed Heron 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 Grey Kestrel 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 Booted Eagle 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 Bearded Barbet 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
28 Nov 2020 Senegal Batis 1 Sanbrado Burkina Faso Ian Brown  
29 Nov 2020 Common Chiffchaff 1 Check terrassse 7h00 - 9h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
29 Nov 2020 Pygmy Sunbird 1 Check terrassse 7h00 - 9h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
29 Nov 2020 Red-necked Falcon 1 Check terrassse 7h00 - 9h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
29 Nov 2020 Purple Heron 1 Check terrassse 7h00 - 9h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
29 Nov 2020 Black-headed Heron 1 Check terrassse 7h00 - 9h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
29 Nov 2020 Yellow-crowned Gonolek 1 Check terrassse 7h00 - 9h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
29 Nov 2020 Common Redstart 1 Check terrassse 7h00 - 9h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
29 Nov 2020 Yellow Wagtail 1 Check terrassse 7h00 - 9h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
29 Nov 2020 Western Marsh Harrier 1 adult female - Check terrassse 7h00 - 9h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
29 Nov 2020 Common Sandpiper 1 Check terrassse 7h00 - 9h00 Niamey, Grand Hotel Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Nov 2020 Lesser Jacana 1 Matinale 6h15 - 11H00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Nov 2020 African Crake 1 Matinale 6h15 - 11H00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Nov 2020 African Grey Hornbill 1 Matinale 6h15 - 11H00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Nov 2020 Pearl-spotted Owlet 1 Matinale 6h15 - 11H00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Nov 2020 Black-headed Heron 1 Matinale 6h15 - 11H00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
28 Nov 2020 Greyish (Vermiculated) Eagle Owl 1 Standing on the dam at dawn for a... Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
23 Nov 2020 African Swallow-tailed Kite 1 Soaring [Hidden] Niger Tim and Barbie Kusserow
21 Nov 2020 Willow Warbler 1 Rooftop morning 7H00 - 9H00 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
21 Nov 2020 Western Marsh Harrier 1 male subadult / Rooftop morning 7H00 - 9H00 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
21 Nov 2020 Eastern/Western Olivaceous Warbler 1 Rooftop morning 7H00 - 9H00 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
20 Nov 2020 Shikra 1 rooftop check 17h30 - 18h30 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
20 Nov 2020 Common Kestrel 1 rooftop check 17h30 - 18h30 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
20 Nov 2020 Little Green Bee-eater 1 rooftop check 17h30 - 18h30 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
20 Nov 2020 Little Weaver 1 rooftop check 17h30 - 18h30 Villa RISSA 4 Niger Benoît FORGET
25 Oct 2020 Osprey 1 14h45 - check from the bridge Niamey, pont chinois berge Sud... Niger Benoît FORGET
24 Oct 2020 Northern Red-billed Hornbill 1 matinale 6h45 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
24 Oct 2020 Black-headed Heron 1 matinale 6h45 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
24 Oct 2020 Black Crake 1 matinale 6h45 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
24 Oct 2020 Red-throated Pipit 1 matinale 6h45 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
24 Oct 2020 Northern Red Bishop 1 matinale 6h45 - 11h00 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Oct 2020 Woodland Kingfisher 1 guiding Goudel 6h30 - 9h30 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Oct 2020 Common Snipe 1 guiding Goudel 6h30 - 9h30 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Oct 2020 Gull-billed Tern 1 1st winter - guiding Goudel 6h30 - 9h30 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Oct 2020 Little Crake 1 female - guiding Goudel 6h30 - 9h30 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Oct 2020 Black Crake 1 guiding Goudel 6h30 - 9h30 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
18 Oct 2020 Red-necked Falcon 1 guiding Goudel 6h30 - 9h30 Niamey, Goudel Digue aux Hippos Niger Benoît FORGET
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