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Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands

by J. C. Sinclair

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Published by Struik in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Islands of the Indian Ocean.,
  • Islands of the Indian Ocean
    • Subjects:
    • Birds -- Islands of the Indian Ocean.,
    • Birds -- Islands of the Indian Ocean -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 178) and indexes.

      StatementIan Sinclair and Oliver Langrand ; illustrated by Norman Arlott ... [et al.].
      ContributionsLangrand, Olivier.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL694.7.I743 S56 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p. :
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL468520M
      ISBN 101868720357
      LC Control Number98190308

      Title: Birds Of Madagascar And The Indian Ocean Islands Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Language: English. The book will have every single islands Endemic species of the Indian Ocean, in all, also included the Subspecies, Waterbirds, Migrant Seabirds, Migrant Shorebirds, Migrants Birds of Prey, and the Exotic well over photos. This is the first book to illustrate all the birds of the Indian Ocean region.

      About. The British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) comprises the 55 islands of the Chagos Archipelago. The land area is only 44 km , below the territorial seas lie okm 2 of coral reefs – a near-pristine treasure store of marine life. The islands are now uninhabited, except Diego Garcia which is used by the US and UK for military purposes. Birds of Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands 5eaccff-bbdae One of the world's major areas of endemism is Madagascar and its associated islands in the Indian Ocean, and consequently the region is high on many birders' must-visit lists.

      Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion, Rodrigues, Seychelles and the Comoros by/5(3). Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands is a comprehensiveguide to the bird life of Madagascar, the Seychelles, theComoros, and the Mascarenes – an area that boasts highlevels of endemism. This new, expanded edition is fullyupdated to reflect taxonomic changes, and now describesand illustrates species.


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Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands by J. C. Sinclair Download PDF EPUB FB2

Out of 5 stars Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands Reviewed in the United States on Novem This is a first class book for the birder who intends to travel to the region/5(7). Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands is a comprehensive guide to the bird life of Madagascar, the Seychelles, the Comoros, and the Mascarenes – an area that boasts high levels of endemism.

This new, expanded edition is fully updated to reflect taxonomic changes, and now describes and illustrates species. The species accounts cover the/5(58). About this book. Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands is a comprehensive guide to the bird life of Madagascar, the Seychelles, the Comoros, and the Mascarenes – an area that boasts high levels of endemism.

This new, expanded edition is fully updated to reflect taxonomic changes, and now describes and illustrates species. Buy Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands: Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion, Rodrigues, Seychelles and the Comoros New Ed by Sinclair, Ian, Langrand, Olivier (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(23). Following in the format of Sasol Birds of Southern Africa, this guide presents all the birds of Madagascar and the other Indian Ocean islands (Seychelles, Reunion, Mauritius and Mascarenes), a great many species of which are endemic to these field guide form, this text presents concise descriptions of each species, highlighting diagnostic features for ease of/5(11).

Get this from a library. Birds of the Indian Ocean islands. [Ian Sinclair; Olivier Langrand; Norman Arlott] -- Following the format of the successful 'Sasol Birds of Southern Africa', this is an identification guide to the birds of Madagascar and the other Indian Ocean islands.

All in all, this is clearly an excellent field guide. It is significantly better than the other recent guide to the region (Sinclair & Langrand ) and should undoubtedly be your first choice when visiting Madagascar or any of the other Indian Ocean islands.– Simon Harrap, Bulletin of the African Bird Club, Volume 23(2) "I was fortunate to have a pre-publication copy on my recent trip to.

The 70+ superb plates are by Norman Arlott, Hilary Burn, Peter Hayman and Ian Lewington - among the world's leading bird artists. Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands is the comprehensive guide to the bird life of a region that embraces Madagascar, the Seychelles group, the Comoros and the Mascarenes (comprising Mauritius, Reunion and Rodrigues).

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Birds of Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands by Roger Safford,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Birds of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands‎ (2 C, 6 P) Birds of Madagascar‎ (4 C, 37 P) Birds of the Maldives‎ (6 P) Birds of Seychelles‎ (1 C, 29 P) Pages in category "Birds of the Indian Ocean" The following 55 pages are in this category, out of 55 total.

The 70+ superb plates are by Norman Arlott, Hilary Burn, Peter Hayman and Ian Lewington - among the world s leading bird artists."Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands" is the comprehensive guide to the bird life of a region that embraces Madagascar, the Seychelles group, the Comoros and the Mascarenes (comprising Mauritius, Reunion and Rodrigues).

The 70+ superb plates are by Norman Arlott, Hilary Burn, Peter Hayman and Ian Lewington - among the world's leading bird artists. Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands is the comprehensive guide to the bird life of a region that embraces Madagascar, the Seychelles group, the Comoros and the Mascarenes (comprising Mauritius, Reunion and Rodrigues)/5(11).

Covering 2, species, the book’s northern cut-off is at 20ºN and while Socotra and the Gulf of Guinea islands are included, Madagascar or islands in the Indian or Atlantic Oceans are not. Small distribution maps are shown for each species but there is no differentiation between the breeding and non-breeding ranges of migratory species.

This mini-documentary explores the astounding seabird colonies of the British Indian Ocean Territory. The tiny islands of the Chagos Archipelago are havens for. Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands is a comprehensive guide to the bird life of Madagascar, the Seychelles, the Comoros, and the Mascarenes – an area that boasts high levels of endemism.

This new, expanded edition is fully updated to reflect taxonomic changes, Brand: Penguin Random House South Africa. And for those birders who do make the journey, there is a clear choice of field guide: this new Helm guide by Hawkins and colleagues.

Not that the marketplace is crowded—there is only one other field guide covering the whole region, Ian Sinclair and Olivier Langrand's () Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands, and the alternatives for Madagascar are now horribly out-of-date.

Etymology. The origin of the name Andaman is disputed and not well known. In the 13th century, the name of Andaman appears in Chinese as Yen-to-man (晏陀蠻) in the book Zhu Fan Zhi by Zhao Rugua.

In Chapter 38 of the book, Countries in the Sea, Zhao Rugua specifies that going from Lambri (Sumatra) to Ceylon, it is an unfavourable wind which makes ships drift towards Andaman l: Yangon.

Birds of the Indian Ocean islands is a comprehensive guide to the bird life of Madagascar, the Seychelles, the Comoros, and the Mascarenes - an area that boasts high levels of endemism. This new, expanded edition is fully updated to reflect taxonomic changes, and now describes and illustrates species.

The species accounts cover the birds' appearance, basic behaviour, preferred habitats 5/5(1). In this article, we have included only two of the best islands as holiday destinations in the Indian Ocean and also some insider tips so that you have a full experience package for your trip to any of these islands.

Mauritius. Mauritius attractions: Top view of Le morne. Mauritius is a. The Birds of the Indian Ocean islands is very complete geographically, the pictures are accurate, as well as the distribution maps page next to the species pictures, the names of the birds are also in french in thinner characters.

A must have if you travel in the Indian ocean. Read s: Like other islands in the Indian Ocean, there are many endemic species, of which some have come very close to extinction.

The pink pigeon, the echo parakeet, the world’s rarest pigeon and parrot respectively, and the Mauritius kestrel, once the world’s rarest bird, are.

Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands is a comprehensive guide to the bird life of Madagascar, the Seychelles, the Comoros, and the Mascarenes – an area that boasts high levels of endemism. This new, expanded edition is fully updated to reflect taxonomic changes, and now describes and illustrates species.

The species accounts cover the birds’ appearance, basic behaviour, preferred habitats.