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default Distribution and population of the Seychelles Black Paradise Flycatcher Popular

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SBPF distribution BCI.pdf

Currie, D., Bristol, R.,Millett, J. & Shah, N. J. The distribution and population of the Seychelles black paradise flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina: implications for conservation and translocation. Bird Conservation International (2003) 13:307-318.

default distribution and population of the Seychelles Scops Owl eratum Popular

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SSO distribution eratum.pdf

Currie, D., Fanchette, R., Millett, J., Hoareau, C. & Shah, N.J.2004. The distribution and population of the Seychelles (Bare-legged) Scops Owl Otus insularis on Mahé: consequences for conservation. Ibis
146: 27–37.

default Diving Depths of Shearwaters Popular

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Burger 2001 Diving Shearwaters Auk.pdf

Burger Alan E. 2001. Diving Depths of Shearwaters. The Auk 118(3):755–759, 2001

default Dynamic ecology of Aldabran seabird communities Popular

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PTRSB1979DynamicAldabra.pdf

Diamond A.W. 1979. Dynamic ecology of Aldabran seabird communities. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. B, 286: 231-240

default Dynamics of camouflage (Epinepheluspolyphekadion) and brown marbled grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttat Popular

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Robinson et al. 2008. Dynamics of camouflage (Epinepheluspolyphekadion) and brown marbled grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttat. BULLETIN OF MARINE SCIENCE, 83(2): 415–431, 2008

default Ecological and socioeconomic impacts of invasive alien species in island ecosystems Popular

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Alien Species on islands 2007.pdf

Reaser et al. 2007. Ecological and socioeconomic impacts of invasive alien species in island ecosystems. Environmental Conservation 34 (2): 98–111 © 2007 Foundation for Environmental Conservation

default Ecological observations on African banks, Amirantes Popular

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Feare 1979 Af Banks Atoll Res Bull.pdf

Feare. C. 1979. Ecological observations on African banks, Amirantes. ATOLL RESEARCH BULLETIN NO. 227

default Ecological restoration of islands in the Seychelles Popular

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Ecological Restoration of Islands in Seychelles.pdf

Henri K., Milne G. & Shah N.J. (2004) Costs of ecosystem restoration on islands in Seychelles. Oceans and Coastal Management, 47, 409-428.

default Ecology of Bird Island, Seychelles Popular

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Feare 1979 Bird Island Atoll Res Bull.pdf

Feare Christopher. 1979. Ecology of Bird Island, Seychelles. ATOLL RESEARCH BULLETIN
NO. 226

default Ecology of the land birds on the granitic and coralline islands of the Seychelles... Popular

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SeyLandbirdsPrysJones&AWD1984.pdf

Prys-Jones, R. P. & Diamond, A. W. 1984. Ecology of the land birds on the granitic and coralline islands of the Seychelles, with particular reference to Cousin Island and Aldabra Atoll.  In: D.R. Stoddart, Editor, Biogeography and ecology of the Seychelles

default Eradication of Alien Predators in Seychelles Popular

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Eradication of alien predators in Seychelles.pdf

Shah,N.J. 2001. Eradication of alien predators in the Seychelles: an example of conservation action on tropical islands. Biodiversity Conservation 10:1219-1220, 2001.

default Evaluating the demographic history of the Seychelles kestrel (Falco araea) Popular

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Groombridge_etal_2009_Seychelles_kestrel_publication.pdf

Groombridge et al. 2009. Evaluating the demographic history of the Seychelles kestrel (Falco araea): Genetic evidence for recovery from a population bottleneck following
minimal conservation management. Biological Conservation 142 (2009) 2250–2257

pdf EXPERIMENTAL ECOSYSTEMS NATURAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS MAURITIUS CASE STUDY-Mauritius case study Popular

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EXPERIMENTAL ECOSYSTEMS NATURAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS-Mauritius case study.pdf

Ecosystem accounting experiments are currently being undertaken in Europe (projects carried out by the European Environment Agency and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in 28 countries), Australia, and Canada, and are being tested in various projects in several other places.

default Experimental evidence for density-dependent reproduction in a cooperatively breeding passerine Popular

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brouwer et al 2009 DD.pdf

Brouwer et al. 2009. Experimental evidence for density-dependent reproduction in a cooperatively breeding passerine. Ecology, 90(3), 2009, pp. 729–741. 2009 by the Ecological Society of America

default Experimental evidence for innate predator recognition in the Seychelles warbler Popular

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T. veen predation in sw.pdf

Thor Veen, David S. Richardson, Karen Blaakmeer, and Jan Komdeur. 2000. Experimental evidence for innate predator recognition in the Seychelles warbler. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B (2000) 267, 2253^2258

default Experimental evidence that kin discrimination in the Seychelles warbler is based on association Popular

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Ass learning 2004.pdf

Jan Komdeur, David S. Richardson, Terry Burke. 2004. Experimental evidence that kin discrimination in the Seychelles warbler is based on association and not on genetic  relatedness. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B (2004) 271, 963–969

default Explicit experimental evidence for the effectiveness of proximity as mate-guarding behaviour in Popular

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komdeur et al 2007 mate guarding and EPP.pdf

KOMDEUR et al. 2007. Explicit experimental evidence for the effectiveness of proximity as mate-guarding behaviour in reducing extra-pair fertilization in the Seychelles warbler. Molecular Ecology (2007) 16, 3679–3688

default Factors affecting responses of the Seychelles scops owl Popular

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SSO playback BCI.pdf

Currie, D., Millett, J.,Hill, M. & Shah, N. J. (2002). Factors affecting responses of the Seychelles scops owl Otus insularis to playback of conspecific calls: consequences for monitoring and management. Bird Conservation International, 12:353-364.

default Factors affecting the response of Seychelles Scops-owl to playback of conspecific calls Popular

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SSO playback BCI.pdf

DAVE CURRIE, JAMES MILLETT, MIKE HILL and NIRMAL JIVAN SHAH. 2002. Factors affecting the response of Seychelles Scops-owl Otus insularis to playback of conspecific calls: consequences for monitoring and management. Bird Conservation International (2002)

default Feather mite loads influenced by salt exposure, age and reproductive stage in the Seychelles Warbler Popular

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Dowling 2 2001.pdf

Dowling et al. 2001. Feather mite loads influenced by salt exposure, age and reproductive stage in the Seychelles Warbler. JOURNAL OF AVIAN BIOLOGY 32: 364–369. Copenhagen 2001

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