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A Photographic Guide to the Wildlife of Seychelles by Chris Mason-Parker

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“M had told Bond he was sending him to the Seychelles. ” Indeed, there is one distinctly birding connection to this country: a famous birder Ian Fleming, the author of James Bond, visited the Seychelles in 1958 looking for inspiration for his then-latest collection of stories, For Your Eyes Only. .'”

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Endemic Seychelles

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This is The Seychelles. They are all recognisable from their families in Africa and are simply referred to by prefixing with “Seychelles” With most species being the only representative of their family, it made identification easy. There were a few other Indian Ocean specialities to bulk up my Seychelles list.

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Death to the Invader!

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A plan to eradicate an introduced species , the Ring-necked Parakeet , from the Seychelles, a small archipelego in the Indian Ocean, to protect the Seychelles Black Parrot , an endemic and the national bird of Seychelles, is going forward.

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Penguins on the Beach

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There are actually more species like this than popular culture would suggest, but even knowing this doesn’t detract from the shock of seeing them on a beach that wouldn’t look out of place in the Seychelles. Boulders Beach, a popular spot in Cape Town, is the place to see the species, and if the mood takes, swim with them.

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The Cattle Egret Expansion

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Cattle Egret has been introduced by humans to Hawaii and the Seychelles. The following decades continued the great expansion, and it was recorded breeding in Canada in 1962 and Chile by 1970. The species has been recorded as far north as Alaska and as far south as some of the islands off Antartica. a Cattle Egret in Brooklyn.

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Mammals of Madagascar (Lynx Edicions)

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Mammals of Madagascar with the Comoros, the Seychelles, Réunion and Mauritius (Paperback) by Russell A. And birders spend a lot of their time watching the tree-crowns and, in the right place, spotting many other tree-dwellers. Highly recommended. Mittermeier, Olivier M. Langrand, Don E. Wilson, Anthony B. Rylands, Jonah Ratsimbazafy, Kim E.

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Collaborative List – July 2018

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Redgannet continues his quest to bring colour to the profile map (one pixel at a time), by visiting The Seychelles (this time, on purpose!). Seychelles Swiftlet – Aerodramus elaphrus. Seychelles Bulbul – Hypsipetes crassirostris. Seychelles Blue-Pigeon – Alectroenas pulcherrimus. above Socorro.

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