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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

109,483 observations
of
579 species
in
501 half-degree blocks.
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5775 photos of 465 species.
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245 breeding species.
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(As of 2022-08-09)

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273 items found, displaying 51 to 100.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
17 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 5 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 20 Minimum estimate of numerous local birds OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 Cut-throat 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 African Silverbill 300 Minimum count - attracted to camp water points... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 Northern Wheatear 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 Pallid Harrier 1 Adult male OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 Common Buttonquail 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 30 Minimum count, likley many more in the area,... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 Singing Bush Lark 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 Southern Grey Shrike 1 Great grey.. OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 Desert Cisticola 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 Pied Crow 4 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 Brown-necked Raven 6 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
13 Mar 2022 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 1 Among numerous House sparrows on camp fencline OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
12 Mar 2022 Tawny Pipit 3 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
12 Mar 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 12 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
12 Mar 2022 Barn Owl 3 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
12 Mar 2022 Northern White-faced (Scops) Owl 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
12 Mar 2022 Desert Cisticola 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
12 Mar 2022 Cut-throat 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
12 Mar 2022 House Sparrow 100 Count a minimum estimate, likley many more in... OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
12 Mar 2022 Southern Grey Shrike 2 Great Grey shrike OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
12 Mar 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 2 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Mar 2022 Common Rock Thrush 1 Probably same bird as yesterday OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Mar 2022 African Collared Dove 6 Singing OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Mar 2022 Northern Wheatear 1 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Mar 2022 Common Quail 3 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Mar 2022 Brown-necked Raven 6 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Mar 2022 Northern White-faced (Scops) Owl 3 OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
09 Mar 2022 Speckled Pigeon 4 Singing OROA - Oryx base camp Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
27 Feb 2022 Tropical Boubou [Included in Salvan 1968 for Zakouma] I... PN de Zakouma, Tinga jusqu'a... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
02 Mar 2022 Tropical Boubou [Included in Salvan 1968 for Zakouma] I... PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
02 Mar 2022 Common Swift PN de Zakouma, Tinga mare... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
01 Mar 2022 Narina Trogon Driving through thick woodland along Salamat river. Trogon... PN de Zakouma, Tinga-mare de... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
28 Feb 2022 Tropical Boubou [Included in Salvan 1968 for Zakouma] I... PN de Zakouma, mares de... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
28 Feb 2022 Common Swift y inclus en route Tinga-Roguiek v.v. PN de Zakouma, mares de... Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)  
03 Mar 2022 Brown Snake Eagle PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
03 Mar 2022 Long-crested Eagle PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
03 Mar 2022 Tawny Eagle PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
03 Mar 2022 Dark Chanting Goshawk PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
03 Mar 2022 Gabar Goshawk PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
03 Mar 2022 Western Marsh Harrier PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
03 Mar 2022 Pallid Harrier PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
03 Mar 2022 Yellow-billed Kite PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
03 Mar 2022 African Fish Eagle PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
03 Mar 2022 African Scops Owl PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
03 Mar 2022 Pearl-spotted Owlet PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
03 Mar 2022 Blue-naped Mousebird PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
03 Mar 2022 Hoopoe PN de Zakouma, general Chad Zarek Cockar Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC)
273 items found, displaying 51 to 100.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
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