Language: Bilingual in English and French
This photographic guide depicts a selection of the most commonly encountered and striking bird species of Madagascar, the Seychelles, the Comoros, and the Mascarenes - a region boasting high levels of endemism. Each species account includes a colour photo, a distribution map, and a description of appearance, behaviour, habitats and geographic distribution.
Ian Sinclair is renowned for his extensive field experience and expertise in identifying birds. He has authored more than 15 highly successful bird books, among them Field Guide to Birds of Southern Africa (Struik, 1984) and Sasol Birds of Southern Africa (Struik, 3rd edition 2002), and is recognised as one of Africa's foremost bird authors and most experienced birders. Olivier Langrand was born and educated in France and South Africa. He spent 14 years conducting research in Madagascar, has travelled extensively, and is based in Gabon where he works for the WWF. Among his published works is the Guide to the Birds of Madagascar.