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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

117,549 observations
of
587 species
in
518 half-degree blocks.
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6511 photos of 476 species.
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247 breeding species.
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(As of 2024-07-23)

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279 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
30 Dec 2023 Western Olivaceous Warbler See photos. Wing length of 73 mm... Lac Iro, Bouni Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Little Swift 25 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Abyssinian Roller 2 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Hoopoe 1 displaying Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Rock Martin 30 ssp. fusciventris, at watering hole, photos Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Common House Martin 40 at watering hole Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Common Sand Martin 3 at watering hole Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 White Wagtail 2 at watering hole Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Common Bulbul 1 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Common Whitethroat 1 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Common Chiffchaff 2 at watering hole Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Pygmy Sunbird 1 male - adult at watering hole Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Black-rumped Waxbill 1 at watering hole Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Red-billed Firefinch 50 at watering hole Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu 10 at watering hole Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Village Indigobird 4 at watering hole, 2 male, 2 female Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 White-rumped Seedeater 10 at watering hole Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 House Bunting (E. sahari) 2 Birds from current breeding season, at watering hole Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting 3 at watering hole Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark 2 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Pink-backed Pelican 10 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Black-headed Heron 60 roosting place/ sleeping place Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Purple Heron 1 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Yellow-billed Stork 1 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Marabou Stork 20 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Pied Crow 30 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Green-winged Pytilia 3 2 male, 1 female Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 African Silverbill 5 2 adult, 3 juv Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info egg group
06 Jan 2024 Woolly-necked Stork 1 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Shikra 2 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 Namaqua Dove 10 Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
06 Jan 2024 African Palm Swift 30 at water hole Chad Jens & Heidi Hering, Martin Winter Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info group
20 Mar 2024 Eastern Olivaceous Warbler 1 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
19 Mar 2024 Long-tailed Cormorant 1 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
19 Mar 2024 Cattle Egret 4 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
19 Mar 2024 Hoopoe 1 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
20 Mar 2024 Speckled Pigeon 20 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
20 Mar 2024 Common Bulbul 4 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
20 Mar 2024 African Palm Swift 10 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
20 Mar 2024 Ruff 45 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
20 Mar 2024 Shikra 1 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
21 Mar 2024 Ruff 56 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
21 Mar 2024 Black-shouldered Kite 1 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
21 Mar 2024 Black-headed Heron 1 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
21 Mar 2024 Four-banded Sandgrouse 4 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
22 Mar 2024 Marabou Stork 3 NDjamena, Hotel La Tchadienne-Chez Wou-Irrisor Chad Bruno Portier info
08 Feb 2024 Eastern Imperial Eagle 1 One single individual seen twice on 8 Feb... PN de Zakouma, mares de... Chad Tour du Valat Julien Birard, Clemence Deschamps - DFAP Abakar Saleh WACHOUM, Abdoulaye ABDRAMAN, Haroun Bourma MARDIAN, Becker GUILOU, Idriss DAPSIA, Mahamat Hassan HATCHA - African Parks Parfait Golbologong DJOUBNDIE - OFB Pierre Defos Du Rau Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info
05 Feb 2024 Lesser Spotted Eagle 1 Birard and Defos du Rau confident of identification... PN de Zakouma, mare de... Chad Tour du Valat Julien Birard, Clemence Deschamps - DFAP Abakar Saleh WACHOUM, Abdoulaye ABDRAMAN, Haroun Bourma MARDIAN, Becker GUILOU, Idriss DAPSIA, Mahamat Hassan HATCHA - African Parks Parfait Golbologong DJOUBNDIE - OFB Pierre Defos Du Rau Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info
12 Feb 2024 Greater Spotted Eagle 1 Dick Forsman 5,6 , Clanga clanga confirmed PN de Zakouma, mares de... Chad Tour du Valat Julien Birard, Clemence Deschamps - DFAP Abakar Saleh WACHOUM, Abdoulaye ABDRAMAN, Haroun Bourma MARDIAN, Becker GUILOU, Idriss DAPSIA, Mahamat Hassan HATCHA - African Parks Parfait Golbologong DJOUBNDIE - OFB Pierre Defos Du Rau Joost Brouwer (Brouwer EAC) info
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