compact field guide, based on Birds of Seychelles by Adrian Skerrett, Ian
Bullock and Tony Disley (Helm 2000), is the only field guide to cover every
species recorded in Seychelles. It covers more than 250 species, including all
residents, migrants and vagrants. Concise text on facing pages highlights key
identification features, including habitat, distribution, status and voice. The
plates are based on the authors’ previous work, but with the addition on many
The text has been completely re-written and revised for this edition, and the
plates are been re-worked to accommodate a number of new additions to the
country’s list. There are now 12 more plates than in the first edition.
Adrian Skerrett splits his time between the UK and Seychelles, and is a leading
authority on the birds of the archipelago. He was the senior author of the
previous edition of this field guide. Tony Disley is a leading bird artist whose
previous books include Birds of The Gambia and Senegal, and Birds of Melanesia.