Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands covers Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion, Rodrigues, Seychelles and The Comoros Islands.
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Available from mid May 2012. This book is now reprinting and will not be available until May 2012 at the earliest.
The first field guide to illustrate all the 359 regularly encountered species of Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion, Rodrigues, the Seychelles and the Comoros, 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.
A selection of the most commonly encountered and striking bird species of Madagascar, the Seychelles, the Comoros 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.
Recordings of 16 bird species, 2 bats and 1 frog. These recordings were made in February - March 2001 in and around the gardens of various hotels except for Mauritius Grey White-eye and Mauritius Cuckoo-Shrike which were recorded in the Black River Gorge as was the first part of Mauritius Echo Parakeet. The rest of the recording of the Echo Parakeet and Pink Pigeon were recorded in the Mauritius Wildlife breeding area as were the fruit bats.
Voices of 327 bird species. All recordings are extensively documented in the 115-page booklet (in French and English).