By Ian Sinclair,Olivier Langrand
guide to the poultry lifetime of Madagascar, the Seychelles, the
Comoros, and the Mascarenes – a space that boasts high
levels of endemism. This new, accelerated variation is fully
updated to mirror taxonomic adjustments, and now describes
and illustrates 502 species. The species money owed hide the
birds’ visual appeal, uncomplicated behaviour, hottest habitats,
geographical distribution and IUCN danger prestige. The text
is complemented by way of newly designed plates with labels
pinpointing key differentiating good points. The introduction
includes maps for every island, lists the region’s 211 endemic
species, and provides tips on the place to head bird-watching.
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Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands by Ian Sinclair,Olivier Langrand