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Published: 01-09-2017 Format: Hardback Edition: 2nd Extent: 608 pp. ISBN: 9781472937445 Imprint: Bloomsbury Natural History Illustrations: 104 black and white illustrations by the author Dimensions: 246 x 189 mm   Extinct Birds was the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of the bird species and subspecies that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years [...]

Excavation of Mare aux Songes, Mauritius
7th Dec 2017Posted in: Expeditions, Featured, slider 0

Almost all Dodo bones in the world’s museums were found at this site.

The Dodo
2nd Oct 2010Posted in: Featured, slider 4

Many spectacular island terrestrial vertebrates have disappeared over the past few centuries – a minutia in terms of geological time – yet the pitiful epitaphs of these vanished species comprise frequently just a few bones and a handful of inadequate historical accounts. Prior to the discovery of sufficient skeletal material, Strickland & Melville in 1848 [...]

Seychelles
20th Sep 2010Posted in: Expeditions, Featured, slider 0

The Seychelles comprise five main volcanic islands situated north of Madagascar in the south-west Indian Ocean.

Comoros Archipelago
20th Sep 2010Posted in: Expeditions, Featured, slider 0

The Comoros Archipelago comprises four main volcanic islands situated between Mozambique and Madagascar at the north end of the Mozambique Channel.

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