A Photographic Guide to Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands: Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Réunion and the Comoros

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Struik, 2006 - Nature - 128 pages
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This photographic guide depicts a selection of the most commonly encountered and striking bird species of Madagascar, the Seychelles, the Comoros, and the Mascarenes - a region boasting high levels of endemism. The species accounts cover the birds' appearance, basic behaviour, preferred habitats, and geographical distribution. Each species account enjoys a full page which features a color photograph, distribution map, and text in English and French.

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About the author (2006)

IAN SINCLAIR is renowned in African birding circles for his field knowledge and expertise in identifying the regionrsquo;s many bird species. His vast experience has been gained in expeditions to every corner of Africa, as well as to the Himalayas, Antarctica and Marion Island. He has authored or co-authored several successful bird books, including the hugely successful Field Guide to Birds of SA and the equally successful Birds of Southern Africa.

Olivier Langrand spent 14 years in Madagascar, working in nature conservation. He is now based in Washington DC, working for Conservation International as Senior Vice President: Africa and Madagascar Programme.

Fanja Andriamialisoa, originally from Madagascar, is a naturalist who travelled extensively in her own country before establishing herself in the United States. She is an experienced editor and translator of scientific documents.

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