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This is an indispensable guide to the wildlife of Seychelles, covering the birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates most likely to be encountered.

Author: John Bowler

Publisher: WILDGuides

ISBN: 1903657148

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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This is an indispensable guide to the wildlife of Seychelles, covering the birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates most likely to be encountered. It features 64 superb color photographic plates, and highlights the many species and subspecies unique to these islands. The first comprehensive photographic guide to the birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, dragonflies, butterflies, and other conspicuous invertebrates likely to be encountered in Seychelles 64 stunning color photographic plates accompanied by text giving key identification features, behavior, breeding, distribution, population, and conservation status Simple-to-use format and easy-to-read style, aimed at beginners and experts alike Highlights the many species and subspecies unique to Seychelles Notes on conservation status, habitat, and distribution An essential guide for all visitors Contains annotated checklists Written to support local nature conservation
2006 By John Bowler

Covering over 350 commonly-seen species including birds, mammals, reptiles invertebrates, plants and marine life, this work is designed to give everyone visiting the Seychelles a pocket-sized guide to all the wildlife they might encounter.

Author: Mike Hill

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007201495

Category: Animals

Page: 272

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Covering over 350 commonly-seen species including birds, mammals, reptiles invertebrates, plants and marine life, this work is designed to give everyone visiting the Seychelles a pocket-sized guide to all the wildlife they might encounter.
2007 By Mike Hill

SEYCHELLES A. Overview Seychelles has a number of major acts related to protection of wildlife . The Protection and Preservation of Wild Life Act , 1970 authorises the making of regulations for the prohibition and control of taking of ...

Author: Cyrille de Klemm

Publisher: IUCN

ISBN: 2880320917

Category: Animal welfare

Page: 1712

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Threats to the indigenous flora and fauna are numerous . ... Fires are perceived as being the greatest threat to forests in the Seychelles , and there is a possible threat from potential oil - production ... African wildlife laws .

Author: Centre mondial de surveillance continue de la conservation

Publisher: IUCN

ISBN: 2831700922

Category: National parks and reserves

Page: 556

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... françaises – www.taaf.fr Mauritius and Rodrigues Mauritian Wildlife Foundation – www.mauritian-wildlife.org – EMAIL ... mauritian-wildlife.org Seychelles Seychelles Bird Records Committee – www.seychellesbirdrecordscommittee.com ...

Author: Ian Sinclair

Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa

ISBN: 9781920572037

Category: Nature

Page: 264

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Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands is a comprehensive guide to the bird life of Madagascar, the Seychelles, the Comoros, and the Mascarenes – an area that boasts high levels of endemism. This new, expanded edition is fully updated to reflect taxonomic changes, and now describes and illustrates 502 species. The species accounts cover the birds’ appearance, basic behaviour, preferred habitats, geographical distribution and IUCN threat status. The text is complemented by newly designed plates with labels pinpointing key differentiating features. The introduction includes maps for each island, lists the region’s 211 endemic species, and gives pointers on where to go bird-watching.
2013-07-17 By Ian Sinclair

cruising guide to the Seychelles by Alain Rondeau, which describes many of the stunning anchorages in fair detail (see ... seychelles. net) is based in Mahé and produces a small journal entitled Seychelles Wildlife News, with news from ...

Author: Lyn Mair

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 9781841624068

Category: Travel

Page: 202

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Palm-fringed silvery sands, turquoise seas, misty mountain peaks and coral reefs coupled with tropical sun and starry skies make the Seychelles an idyllic escape for discerning travellers. With plants and animals historically linked to Africa, Madagascar and Asia, and marine life native to the tropical Indo-Pacific region, the Seychelles is a haven for those interested in natural history and this is the only travel guide to the Seychelles with a comprehensive account of the flora and fauna. The authors provide fascinating coverage of the islands' biodiversity, from mangroves, turtles and birds to nature reserves. Updated throughout, they reveal the islands many secrets from coco de mer palm forests and bird sanctuaries to local markets and Creole cuisine.
2012 By Lyn Mair

Working for wildlife : a history of the New Zealand Wildlife Service. Bridget Williams Books Ltd and NZ Department of Internal Affairs. Gerlach. J. 1997. Seychelles red data book. Nature Protection Trust of Seychelles. Gerlach, J. 1999.

Author: C. R. Veitch

Publisher: IUCN

ISBN: 9782831706825

Category: Science

Page: 414

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This collection of 52 papers and 21 abstracts focuses on sharing available knowledge to combat the threat of invasive alien species. Turning the tide of biological invasion by eradicating invasive species can yield substantial benefits for biodiversity conservation. As more eradications are attempted worldwide, it is increasingly important that lessons are learned from each and every one of these attempts, whether successful or unsuccessful. This publication is intended to share with a wider audience the insights and practical experience gained.
2002-01-01 By C. R. Veitch

The complete guide for anyone traveling to Africa...

Author: Mark Nolting

Publisher:

ISBN: 0939895072

Category: Africa, Sub-Saharan

Page: 614

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The complete guide for anyone traveling to Africa...
1997 By Mark Nolting

For example , BirdLife Seychelles is in the process of securing funds from a Government Trust Fund administered by IUCN ... BirdLife Seychelles has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ( MOU ) with the WildLife Clubs of Seychelles ...

Author: Rodney V. Salm

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924076518665

Category: Marine parks and reserves

Page: 109

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1998 By Rodney V. Salm

SEYCHELLES BIRD RECORDS COMMITTEE (SBRC) SBRC collects information and records relating to the status of all birds ... wildlife other than birds including giant tortoises, terrapins, molluscs and the Seychelles Sheath-tailed Bat.

Author: Adrian Skerrett

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472946010

Category: Nature

Page: 176

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This compact field guide, based on Birds of Seychelles by Adrian Skerrett, Ian Bullock and Tony Disley (Helm 2000), is the only field guide to cover every species recorded in Seychelles. It covers more than 250 species, including all residents, migrants and vagrants. Concise text on facing pages highlights key identification features, including habitat, distribution, status and voice. The plates are based on the authors' previous work, but with the addition on many new images. The text has been completely re-written and revised for this edition, and the plates are been re-worked to accommodate a number of new additions to the country's list. There are now 12 more plates than in the first edition.
2016-10-20 By Adrian Skerrett