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BirdLife International (2000) Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.

COHEN, C., SPOTTISWOODE, C. & ROSSOUW, J. (2006) Southern African Birdfinder: where to find 1,400 birds in southern Africa and Madagascar. Struik Publishers. 

DEAN, W.R.J. and LE MAITRE, D.C. (2008) The birds of the Soyo area, northwest Angola. Malimbus 30(1) pp 1-18.

DEAN, W.R.J., Angola chapter pp 71 - 91in FISHPOOL, L.D.C. and EVANS M.I. editors (2001) Important Bird Areas in Africa and Associated Islands: Priority sites for conservation. Newbury and Cambridge, UK. Pisces Publications and BirdLife International (BirdLife Conservation Series No.11).

DEAN, W. R. J. (2000) The Birds of Angola. Tring, UK: British Ornithologists' Union (BOU Checklist No.18). "A monumental avifauna covering this hugely ornithologically neglected country." 444 pages, 16 pages of colour photographs, figures, diagrams and maps. ISBN: 0-9074-4622-1.

DEAN,  W. R. J,,  Franke U, Joseph G, Gonçalves FM, Mills MSL, Milton SJ, Monadjem A and Oschadleus HD. 2012. Type specimens in the bird collection at Lubango, Angola. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 132: 41-45.

GIBBON, G. Roberts’ Multimedia Birds of Southern Africa Version 3.0. This is a comprehensive and interactive multimedia program with 950 Southern African bird species, 4,000 photos, 850 bird sounds and 650 bird videos on 2 CD-ROMs.

MILLS, M. S. L. (2006) First record of Pink-billed Lark Spizocorys conirostris for Angola. ABC Bulletin 13 (2) pp 212.

MILLS, M. S. L. (2009) Vocalisations of Angolan birds: new descriptions and other notes. ABC Bulletin 16(2) pp 150-166.

MILLS, M. S. L. (2013) Dusky Twinspot Euschistospiza cinereovinacea, a new host species for indigobirds Vidua. ABC Bulletin 21(2) pp 193-199.

MILLS, M. S. L. (2013) Observations of the rarely seen aerial display of Short-winged Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus. ABC Bulletin 21(2) pp 200-201.

MILLS M. S. L. (2015) An overlooked population of White-collared Oliveback, in Angola. ABC Bulletin 22(1) pp 64-67.

MILLS, M., COHEN, C. and SPOTTISWOODE, C. (2004) Little-known African bird: Gabela Akalat, Angola's long-neglected Gabelatrix. ABC Bulletin 11(2) pp 149-151.

MILLS, M. S. L., vaz PINTO, P. & DEAN, W.R.J. (2008) The avifauna of Cangandala National Park, Angola. ABC Bulletin 15(1) pp 113-120.

MILLS, M.S.L., FRANKE, U., JOSEPH, G., MIATO, F., MILTON, S., MONADJEM, A., OSCHADLEUS, D. and DEAN, W.R.J. (2010) Cataloguing the Lubango Bird Skin Collection: towards an atlas of Angolan bird distributions. ABC Bulletin 17(1) pp 43-53. You can see this article here.

MILLS, M.S.L., MELO, M., BORROW, N. and vaz PINTO, P. (2011) The Endangered Braun's Bushshrike Laniarius brauni: a summary. ABC Bulletin 18(2) pp 174-181.

MILLS, M.S.L., MELO, M. and VAZ, A. (2011) Black-tailed Cisticola Cisticola melanurus in eastern Angola: behavioural notes and the first photographs and sound-recordings. ABC Bulletin 18(2) p p 193-198.

MILLS, M.S.L., P. VAZ PINTO and S. HABER (2012) Grey-striped Francolin Pternistis griseostriatus: specimens, distribution and morphometrics. ABC Bulletin 19(2) pp 172-177.

MILLS, M.S.L. compiler (2012) Bird Conservation and Research Activities. Angola 2012 Annual Report. *Download the report.

MILLS, M. S. L,, MELO, M and VAZ A. (2012). The Namba Mountains: new hope for Afromontane forest birds in Angola. Bird Conservation International. DOI: .

MILLS, M. S. L. and OSCHADLEUS, H. D. (2013) Black-chinned Weaver Ploceus nigrimentus in Angola, and its nest. ABC Bulletin 20(1) pp 60-66.

MILLS, M. S. L, (2013) Little known African bird: Bocage's Sunbird Nectarinia bocagii - an Angolan near endemic. ABC Bulletin 20(1) pp 80-88.

MILLS, M. S. L., VAZ PINTO, P. and PALMEIRIM, J.M. (2013) First records for Angola of Yellow-throated Cuckoo Chrysococcyx flavigularis, South African Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon spilodera and Red-tailed Leaflove Phyllastrephus scandens. ABC Bulletin 20(2) pp 200 - 204. 

MILLS, M.S.L. and TEBB, G. (2015) First record of Forest Swallow Petrochelidon fuliginosa for Angola. ABC Bulletin 22(2) pp 221 - 222.

MILLS, M.S.L. (2015) First record of Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva for Angola. ABC Bulletin 22(2) pp 223 - 224.

SIMMONS, R.E., MILLS, M. S. L. & DEAN, W.R.J. (2009) Oystercatcher Haemotopus records from Angola. ABC Bulletin 16(2) pp 211-212.

SINCLAIR, I. and HOCKEY, P (1996) Birds of Southern Africa. Struik Publishers, Cape Town, South Africa. 448 pages. ISBN 1-8682-5759-2 (English). Also available in Afrikaans. This book covers many of the species in Angola, particularly the southern areas.

SINCLAIR, I. and RYAN, P. (2003) CUANZA SUL -The heart of Africa. Africa Birds and Birding Vol 8(3). See this article also at Birding Africa.

SINCLAIR, I. and RYAN, P. (2003) Birds of Africa south of the Sahara. Struik Publishers, Cape Town, South Africa. 760 pages. ISBN 1-8687-2857-9.

SINCLAIR, I., SPOTTISWOODE, C., COHEN, C., MILLS, M., CASSIDY, R., vaz PINTO, P. and RYAN, P. (2004) Birding western Angola. ABC Bulletin 11(2) pp 152-160.

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