A detailed account of the birdlife of this volcanic island group sat off the bulge of West Africa. Their position relative to the continent is comparible with the Galapagos Islands off South America. Unlike the Galapagos Islands, which is rich in endemic, the Cape Verde Islands have very few and the present avifauna represents only a remnant its former birdlife.
Note, this is not a field identification guide.
192 pages, tables, etc.
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