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Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands covers Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion, Rodrigues, Seychelles and The Comoros Islands.

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Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands, Ian Sinclair & Oliver Langrand, New Holland, Softback.
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The first field guide to illustrate all the 359 regularly encountered species of Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion, Rodrigues, the Seychelles, the Comoros and Mayotte, many of them endemic to the area. Colour plates by leading bird artists; Norman Arlott, Hilary Burn, Peter Hayman and Ian Lewington. 359 distribution maps. 184 pages.

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Photographic Guide to Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands, Ian Sinclair, Oliver Langrand & Fanja Andriamialisoa, New Holland, Softback.
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A selection of the most commonly encountered and striking bird species of Madagascar, the Seychelles, the Comoros, Mayotte and the Mascarenes. The species accounts cover the bird's appearance, basic behaviour, preferred habitats, and geographical distribution. Each species account enjoys a full page which features a colour photo, distribution map, and text in English and French. 128 pages.

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Sound Guide to the Breeding Birds of the Comoros and Mayotte, Marc Herremans, CD.
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Voices of 52 breeding species from the four main islands in the Comoros archipelago; Grande-Comore, Mohéli, Anjouan and Mayotte. Announced, briefly, in French. The booklet gives detailed data of all the recordings, both in French and English.

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Bird Sounds of Madagascar, Mayotte, Comoros, Seychelles, Reunion, Mauritius, Pierre Huguet and Claude Chappuis, Société d'Études Ornithologiques de France, 4 CD set
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Voices of 327 bird species. All recordings are extensively documented in the 115-page booklet (in French and English).

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Atlas des oiseaux nicheurs de la Grande Comore, de Mohéli et d'Anjouan (note that Mayotte is not included) (+ CD Guide sonore des Oiseaux nicheurs des Comores, Marc Herremans, 2001. Répertoires complets) (Fr)
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Authors : LOUETTE M., ABDÉRÉMANE H., YAHAYA I. & MEIRTE D.   

Publication date : 2008

Series : ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCES     Sub-series : ANNALS, series in -8°

Discipline : Zoology

Media : Printed     Volume : 294

ISBN : 978-9-0747-5237-4  

Reference : 240 pp., 83 fig., 45 col. phot., 11 tab., 22 draw.  

35,00 €

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La faune terrestre de l'archipel des Comores (Fr)
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Authors : LOUETTE M., MEIRTE D. & JOCQUÉ R.   

Publication date : 2004 (new edition 2009)

Series : ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCES     Sub-series : Studies in Afrotropical zoology (formerly Annals)

Discipline : Bibliography

Media : Printed     Volume : 293

ISBN : 90-75894-63-5    ISSN : 1780-1311  

Reference : 458 pp., 267 col. phot., 2 b/w phot., 14 map., 28 fig., 1 graf., 9 tab.   

59,00 €

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