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Buy your Seychelles
books
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Amazon is a very secure way of buying books over the Internet. Their prices are competitive, and their delivery service is swift. We say this from personal experience of buying from Amazon!

  1. You can buy any of the books listed here by clicking on the appropriate link. This will take you to that book's page at either Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk. You can then view the details of the book, and decide if you want to buy it online with your credit card.
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  3. To buy in UK pounds sterling, follow the Amazon.co.uk link by clicking on this symbol under the book's description.
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Bird Field Guides

Birds of the Seychelles

by Adrian Skerrett & Ian Bullock. 320 pages, publ. April 2001.

The latest and the best! Every bird that has been recorded in the Seychelles. Excellent field guide and well worth the £25 ($27.65)

 Buy from Amazon.com  Buy from Amazon.co.uk

Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands

by Ian Sinclair et al. 176 pages, publ July 1998.
Covers much more than the Seychelles, but is an excellent field guide to the region. This was the book that we used on our trip (Skerret's book was not available). Now reduced to £14.39.

 Buy from Amazon.co.uk
(not available from Amazon.com)

Where to Watch Guides
We only found the one, and it is invaluable...

Birdwatchers' Guide to Seychelles ; Skerrett, Adrian; Bullock, Ian Paperback. May not be available from Amazon.com. Could be a 4-6 weeks wait from .co.uk. The publisher is Prion Ltd, 21 Roundhouse Drive, Perry, Huntingdon, Cambs. PE18 0DJ, England

 Buy from Amazon.com  Buy from Amazon.co.uk


Atlases & Maps
We got by fine with maps from the car hire firms, but there are other maps available. We managed to buy the OS map of Mahe in Victoria.. it was allegedly out of print. Here's some you could try...
Hildebrand's Travel Map; Seychelles 1: 95 000 ; Paperback

 Buy from Amazon.com  Buy from Amazon.co.uk

Ordnance Survey World Maps; Sheet 7: Seychelles (Mahe) 1: 50,000 ; Paperback

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Ordnance Survey World Maps; Sheet 8: Seychelles (Praslin) 1: 30,000 ; Paperback

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Still under construction - more books to follow, and the web links will be added soon!

   

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http://www.tka.co.uk/birds/seychell/weblinks.htm Last updated 5 September 1999