The Birds of Africa: Volume VIII: The Malagasy Region: Madagascar, Seychelles, Comoros, Mascarenes

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A&C Black, 25 lip 2013 - 960
Universally recognised as by far the most authoritative work ever published on the subject, The Birds of Africa is a superb multi-contributor reference work, with encyclopaedic species texts, stunning paintings of all species and numerous subspecies, hundreds of informative line drawings, detailed range maps, and extensive bibliographies.

This eighth and final volume covers the Malagasy region which comprises Madagascar and the various islands and archipelagos of the Indian Ocean including the Seychelles, the Comoros, Mauritius and Réunion. Every resident and migrant species is covered in full detail, comparable to other volumes in the series, and with a colour map for each species. Vagrants are treated in less detail. All species are illustrated on a beautiful series of 64 colour plates, with original artwork from John Gale and Brian Small.
 

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PLATE LIST
8
AUTHORSHIP
9
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
11
THE MALAGASY REGION
13
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY CLIMATE AND VEGETATION
15
BIRD SPECIES ACROSS THE REGION
35
ORGANISATION OF THIS BOOK
52
COLOUR PLATES
58
Order GRUIFORMES
337
Order CHARADRIIFORMES
376
Order PTEROCLIFORMES
478
Order COLUMBIFORMES
480
Order PSITTACIFORMES
513
Order CUCULIFORMES
534
Order STRIGIFORMES
562
Order CAPRIMULGIFORMES
585

Order STRUTHIONIFORMES
107
Order PODICIPEDIFORMES
108
Order PROCELLARIIFORMES
115
Order PELECANIFORMES
158
Order CICONIIFORMES
189
Order PHOENICOPTERIFORMES
234
Order ANSERIFORMES
238
Order FALCONIFORMES
262
Order GALLIFORMES
320
Order APODIFORMES
590
Order CORACIIFORMES
606
Order PASSERIFORMES
634
VAGRANT COLOUR PLATES
917
REFERENCES OF ORIGINAL SCIENTIFIC DESCRIPTIONS
932
BIBLIOGRAPHY
940
INDEXES
1004
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