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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

109,956 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 101 to 150.[First/Prev] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 [Next/Last]
Date Year Name Nr Remarks Location Country Source Entered by
28 Aug 2022 Shikra 1 Small accipiter, no white on rump. Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Sudan Golden Sparrow 50 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Wood Warbler 3 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Common Whitethroat 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Spotted Flycatcher 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
28 Aug 2022 Abyssinian Roller 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
31 Aug 2022 Lesser Grey Shrike 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
31 Aug 2022 Ostrich 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
31 Aug 2022 Ostrich 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
31 Aug 2022 Greyish Eagle Owl (cinerascens) 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
31 Aug 2022 Black-crowned Sparrow Lark 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
31 Aug 2022 Red-necked Falcon 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
31 Aug 2022 Shikra 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
31 Aug 2022 Abdim's Stork 60 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
31 Aug 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 80 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
31 Aug 2022 Little Swift 6 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
31 Aug 2022 Common Swift 30 Relatively uniform dark Apus sp. - not Pallid,... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
31 Aug 2022 Ostrich 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
02 Sep 2022 Green Sandpiper 13 Flock at temporary grassland flood pool Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
02 Sep 2022 Wood Sandpiper 4 With green sandpipers at temporary seasonal flood pool Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Sep 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Typical adult plumage Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Sep 2022 White Stork 4 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Sep 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Sep 2022 Singing Bush Lark 12 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Sep 2022 Crested Lark 12 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Sep 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Melanistic all black. Species identification assumed because... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Sep 2022 Cricket Warbler 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Sep 2022 White-throated Bee-eater 25 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
03 Sep 2022 Common Swift 25 Relatively uniform dark Apus sp. - not Pallid,... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 Hoopoe 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 Desert Cisticola 2 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 Desert Cisticola 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 African Swallow-tailed Kite 300 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 Black-shouldered Kite 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 Greyish Eagle Owl (cinerascens) 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 White-throated Bee-eater 30 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 12 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 Red-necked Falcon 1 Attacks on bee eaters simultaneous with Gabar. Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
04 Sep 2022 Gabar Goshawk 1 Attack bee eaters et all. in Balanites thicket... Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Red-pate Cisticola 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Northern Red Bishop 4 Full breeding plumage male Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher  
19 Aug 2022 Crested Lark 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Greater Blue-eared Starling 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Chestnut-bellied Starling 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Yellow-billed Kite 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Grasshopper Buzzard 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
19 Aug 2022 Grasshopper Buzzard 1 Chad Tim Wacher Tim Wacher
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