Ornithological Literature

ADRIAENSEN, F., LOUETTE, M., STEVENS, J., PLOMPEN, W. & VERHEYEN, G. 2000
The status of the Forest Fody on Mayotte (Comores). Proceedings Ninth Pan African Ornithological Congress. Ostrich 71 (1 & 2): 330-331.

ADRIAENSEN F., M. LOUETTE, J. STEVENS, W. PLOMPEN & G. VERHEYEN 1999.
Fragmented distribution and genetic differentiation of the Forest Fody Foudia eminentissima algondae on the island of Mayotte (Comoros). Submitted.

BENSON C.W. 1960a.
The birds of the Comoro Islands: results of the British Ornithologists' Union Centenary Expedition 1958. Ibis 103b: 5-106.

BENSON C.W. 1960b.
Les origines de l'avifaune de l'archipel des Comores. Mém. Inst. Sc. Mad. Sér. A, 14: 173-204.

BENSON C.W. 1962.
Noms Comoriens d'oiseaux. Le naturaliste malgache 13: 265-268.

BENSON C.W. 1971.
Notes on Terpsiphone and Coracina spp. in the Malagasy region. Bull.Br.Orn.Cl., 91: 56-64.

BIJNENS L., J. STEVENS, L. JANSSENS & M. LOUETTE, 1987.
Community structure of Grand Comoro land birds with special reference to the ecology of congeneric species.
Rev. Zool. afr., 101 (2): 221-232.

BIRDLIFE. 1999.
Globally Threatened Species Programme. Fichier Mayotte. Threatened Species: Ardea humbloti, Dicrurus waldenii. Near-Threatened Species: Columba polleni. Cambridge, Royaume-Uni.

DRAULANS, D., 1986.
On the distribution and foraging behaviour of the Malagasy heron Ardea humbloti. Ostrich, 57: 249-251.

DRAULANS D., M. HERREMANS & M. LOUETTE, 1985.
Seabirds at Moheli, Comoro Islands. Sea Swallow, 34: 71-76.

ERVYNCK A., M. LOUETTE & J. STEVENS 1998a.
Predatory behaviour of the Barn Owl (Tyto alba) at Mayotte (Comoro islands). Abstract Fifth Benelux Congress of Zoology. Gent.

FEARE C.J. 1984.
Seabird status and conservation in the tropical indian ocean. I.C.B.P. Technical publication: 457-471.

FORBES-WATSON A. 1967.
Observations at a nest of the Cuckoo-Roller Leptosomus discolor. Ibis 109: 425-430.

FORBES-WATSON A. 1969.
Notes on birds observed in the Comoros on behalf of the Smithsonian Institution. Atoll Research Bulletin. 128: 1-23.

FRITH C.B. 1976.
A twelve-month field study of the Aldabran Fody Foudia eminentissima aldabrana. Ibis 118 : 155-178.

HERREMANS M., 1989.
A functional right ovary in a female Madagascar goshawk. Rev. Zool. afr., 104: 151-155.

HERREMANS M., 1990.
Inter-island variation in bird vocalization on the Comoros. Proc. VI Pan-Afr. Orn. Congr.,: 281-295.

HERREMANS M., 1990.
Trends in the evolution of insular birds, exemplified by the Comoro, Seychelle and Mascarene Islands.
in: Peters, G. & R. Hutterer (eds): Vertebrates in the tropics, Museum A. Koenig, Bonn: 249-260.

HERREMANS M., M. LOUETTE & J. STEVENS 1991.
Conservation status and vocal and morphological description of the Grand Comoro Scops Owl Otus pauliani Benson 1960. Bird Conservation International, 1: 123-133.

HERREMANS M. & M. LOUETTE, 1992.
Sexual dimorphism in the juvenile plumage of the Courol Leptosomus discolor and considerations on its affinities.
Bull. Brit. Orn. Cl., 112 (3): 182-185.

HERREMANS M., M. LOUETTE & J. STEVENS, 1991.
Conservation status and vocal and morphological description of the Grand Comoro Scops Owl Otus pauliani Benson 1960. Bird Conservation International, 1 (2): 123-133.

HERREMANS M., M. LOUETTE & J. STEVENS, 1991.
Discovery of the nest of Humblot's Flycatcher Humblotia flavirostris. Bull. Brit. Orn. Cl., 111 (3): 145-146.

HERREMANS M., M. LOUETTE & J. STEVENS, 2001.
Biology of Frances's Sparrowhawk, Accipiter francesiae, on the Comoro Islands. Ostrich 72(1-2): 1-9.

KEITH S. 1980.
Origins of the avifauna of the Malagasy Region. Proc. IV Pan-Afr. Orn. Congr. (Mahé, Seychelles): 99-108.

LOUETTE M., 1984.
Comores: De Belgische Zoölogische Expedities - Les missions Zoologiques Belges. Africa-Tervuren, 30: 6-12.

LOUETTE M., 1984.
Le nombre d'espèces d'oiseaux par genre (genus) aux Comores et aux îles avoisinantes. Africa-Tervuren, 30: 40-48.

LOUETTE M., 1985.
Island-colonisation by two successive invasions of the same bird taxon and the character displacement hypothesis on the Comores. Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Belg., 115 (2): 244-245.

LOUETTE M., 1986.
The evolutionary theme on islands. Proc. XIX Congr. Int. Orn., Abstract 413.

LOUETTE M., 1987.
Differentiatie van bepaalde vogeltaxa op archipels. Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Belg., 117 (1): 103-104.

LOUETTE M., 1987.
Successive size increases in bird colonists on islands. Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Belg., 117 (1): 104.

LOUETTE M., 1987.
Morphological differentiation of archipelago components in birds. Rev. Zool. afr., 101 (2): 171-182.

LOUETTE M., 1987.
Size increase as a result of successive bird colonisations: a hypothesis. Rev. Zool. afr., 101 (2): 257-264.

LOUETTE M., 1988.
Colonization of archipelagos and macro-morphological evolution. Intern. 100. Jahresvers. Deutschen Orn.-Gesellschaft. Abstract p. 80. (Ed.: Zoologisches Forschungsinstitut & Museum A. Koenig, Bonn, West Germany).
J. Orn., 131 (1990): 202.

LOUETTE M., 1988.
Les Oiseaux des Comores. Annls. Mus. r. afr. Centrale (Zool)., 255: 1-192.

LOUETTE M., 1988.
La conservation des oiseaux de Mayotte. pp. 197-207. In: Livre rouge des oiseaux menacés des régions Françaises d'Outre-Mer. Conseil International pour la Protection des Oiseaux. Saint-Cloud, France.

LOUETTE M., 1988.
Double invasions of birds on the Comoro islands. Proc. VI Pan-Afr. Orn. Congr.,: 77-86.

LOUETTE M., 1990.
Un futur pour les oiseaux forestiers endémiques des îles Comores? Nature et Faune, 6 (1): 28-34.

LOUETTE M., 1990.
Let's protect the unique birds of the Comoros. Nature et Faune, 6 (1): 59-62.

LOUETTE M., 1991.
A long-term forest bird population study on the Comoro Islands. Newsletter Working Group on Birds in the Madagascar Region, Vol. 1. (1): 2pp.

LOUETTE M., 1992.
(The Birds of the Comoros). Bull. Brit. Orn. Cl., 112 (3): 1.

LOUETTE M., 1992.
[1993] Origin and evolution of Comoro land birds.
Proc. VII Pan-Afr. Orn. Congr.: 207-215.

LOUETTE M., 1993.
Decrease of the Black Kite Milvus migrans and other commensal birds in the Comoros.
Scopus 17 (1): 14-18.

LOUETTE, M., 1995.
Biodiversity below the species level: why do some birds vary in plumage?
Nouvelles de la Science et des Technologies 13 (2-3-4): 305-310.

LOUETTE, M. 1996.
Biogéographie, origine et évolution des oiseaux aux Comores.
In: W.R. Lourenço (éd). Symposium Biogéographie de Madagascar (ORSTOM): 337-348.

LOUETTE M. (éd.) 1995.
Travaux zoologiques sur le milieu terrestre de l'île de Mayotte de 1992 à 1995. Rapport: Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Belgique. 33pp.

LOUETTE, M. 1999.
Systematics of the Comoro forms.
In: Kikkawa, J. & Nuttall, R.J. 1999. Evolution within Zosteropidae (white-eyes) and conservation of island
populations. In: Adams, N.J. & Slotow, R.H. (eds) Proc. 22 Int. Ornithol. Congr., Durban. University of Natal: 3212-3214.

LOUETTE, M. (Ed). 1999.
La faune terrestre de Mayotte. Annls. Mus. Roy. Afr. Centr. 284: 1-248.

LOUETTE, M. 2000.
Bird Communities on the Comoro islands.
Proceedings Fourth International Symposium on Evolution in Vertebrates "Isolated Vertebrate Communities in the Tropics", Bonn. Zool. Monogr. 46: 325-336.

LOUETTE, M. 2000.
Evolutionary exposition from plumage pattern in African Accipiter. Proceedings Ninth Pan African Ornithological Congress. Ostrich 71 (1 & 2): 45-50.

LOUETTE M., L. BIJNENS, J. STEVENS & L. JANSSENS, 1989.
Comparison of forest bird communities on Ngazidja and Mwali (Comoro Islands). Ostrich suppl., 14: 33-37.

LOUETTE M. & M. HERREMANS, 1982.
The Blue Vanga Cyanolanius madagascarinus on Grand Comoro. Bull. Brit. Orn. Cl., 102 (4): 132-135.

LOUETTE M. & A. SCHOETERS, 1983.
Unreported hunting behaviour of the Madagascar Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis vintsioides on Grand Comoro.
Scopus, 7: 21-22.

LOUETTE M. & M. HERREMANS, 1985.
A new race of Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri, breeding at Moheli, Comoro Islands.
Bull. Brit. Orn. Cl., 105 (2): 42-49.

LOUETTE M. & M. HERREMANS, 1985.
Taxonomy and evolution in the bulbuls (Hypsipetes) on the Comoro Islands.
Proc. Intern. Symp. African Vertebr., Bonn: 407-423.

LOUETTE M., M. HERREMANS, L. BIJNENS & L. JANSSENS, 1988.
Taxonomy and evolution in the brush warblers Nesillas on the Comoro Islands.
Tauraco, 1 (1): 110-129.

LOUETTE M., M. HERREMANS, J. STEVENS, D. VANGELUWE & ALI SOILIH, 1990.
Red data bird: Grand Comoro Scops Owl.
World Birdwatch, 12 (1-2): 13.

LOUETTE M. & R. MIALLIER, 1993.
Sexual size dimorphism in the bill of the Anjouan race of the Souimanga Sunbird (Nectarinia souimanga comorensis). Newsletter Working Group on Birds in the Madagascar Region, Vol. 3. (1): 3-4.

LOUETTE, M., D. MEIRTE, J. STEVENS, W. PLOMPEN, L. BIJNENS, M. HERREMANS, F. ADRIAENSEN, F. NERI & O.PAUWELS, 1994. The Biodiversity study on the Comoro archipelago. IGBP and "Global Change" related research in Belgium II. Royal Belgian Academies of Sciences: 67-68.

LOUETTE, M., F. NERI & J. STEVENS , 1993.
Distribution et abondance des oiseaux forestiers de Mayotte (Océan Indien). L'Oiseau et R.F.O., 63 (2): 115-126.

LOUETTE M. & A. REYGEL, 1989.
Oiseaux des Comores et leur protection. Doc. Zool. Mus. R. Afr. Centr., 22: 1-32.

LOUETTE M. & A. SCHOETERS, 1984.
Waarmede voedt zich de ijsvogel Corythornis vintsioides op Groot Comoro, een eiland zonder permanente waterlopen? Africa-Tervuren, 30: 88-89.

LOUETTE M. & J. STEVENS, 1992.
Conserving the endemic birds on the Comoro islands. I. General considerations on survival prospects.
Bird Conservation International, 2 (1): 61-80.

LOUETTE M., J. STEVENS, L. BIJNENS & L. JANSSENS, 1988.
A survey of the endemic avifauna of the Comoro Islands. ICBP - Cambridge. Study Report, 25: 1-43 + 35 figs.

LOUETTE, M., J. STEVENS & M. HERREMANS, 1993.
Comoro land birds: relationship of insular syndrome characters in morphology and population structure. Abstract nE 59. Belgian Journal of Zoology 123, suppl.1.: 46-47. (full manuscript for Special issue Bonner Zoologische Beiträge, 1994)

LOUETTE, M., J. STEVENS & M. HERREMANS 2000.
Nous vous invitons à collaborer à l'inventaire de la biodiversité des Comores. Ya Mkobe 6 & 7: 123-130.

LOUETTE M., J. STEVENS, M. HERREMANS & D. VANGELUWE, 1990.
Conservation training and avifaunal inventories on the Comoro Islands. Final report to International Council for Bird Preservation. 36 pp. (Ed.: Koninklijk Museum voor Midden Afrika, Tervuren, Belgium)

LOUETTE, M., STEVENS, J. & NERI, F. 2000.
Abundance and habitat choice as an indication of colonisation history in Comoro land birds. Proceedings Ninth Pan African Ornithological Congress. Ostrich 71 (1 & 2): 345-346.

LOUETTE, M., J. STEVENS, W. PLOMPEN & M. HERREMANS 1997.
Insular syndromes in morphology and in population structure among Comoro land birds.
(Ed.: Zoologisches Forschungsinstitut & Museum A. Koenig, Bonn, West Germany). In: H. Ulrich (ed.): Tropical biodiversity and systematics. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Biodiversity and Systematics in Tropical Ecosystems, Bonn, 1994. Zoologisches Forschungsinstitut und Museum Alexander Koenig, Bonn, 1997.

MEIRTE D., 1987.
Insularisation and flight in Hypsipetes. Rev. Zool. afr., 101 (2): 243-256.

MOREAU R.E. 1957.
Variation in the western Zosteropidae (Aves). Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat.Hist.) Zool., 4: 309-433.

MOREAU R.E. 1960.
The Ploceine weavers of the Indian Ocean islands. Journal für Ornithologie 101: 29-49.

MOURER C. 1983.
Les oiseaux. In: Allibert C., A. Argant & J. Argant. Le site de Dembeni. Etudes Océan Indien 2. pp. 135-136.

NEWTON, E. 1877
On a collection of birds from the Island of Anjuan. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 295-302.

PEAKE J.F. 1971.
The evolution of terrestrial faunas in the western Indian Ocean. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. B. 260: 581-610.

PENNY M. 1974.
The birds of Seychelles and the outlying islands. Collins , London.

POCKLINGTON R. 1967.
Observations by personnel of R.V. Atlantis II on islands in the Indian Ocean. Sea Swallow 19: 38-41.

SAFFORD R.J. & M.I. EVANS 1992.
Birds on the Comoro Islands, April 1990. Scopus 15: 93-101.

SAFFORD R.J. 1997.
Nesting success of the Mauritius Fody Foudia rubra in relation to its use of exotic trees at nest sites. Ibis 139: 555-559.

SALVAN J. 1972.
Quelques observations aux Comores. Alauda 40: 18-22.

SCHLEGEL H. & F.P.L. POLLEN 1868.
Mammifères et Oiseaux. In: Recherches sur la faune de Madagascar et de ses dépendences. E.J. Brill, Leyde.

SINCLAIR I. & O. LANGRAND 1998.
Birds of the Indian Ocean islands. Struik, Cape Town. 184 pp.

SOILIHI, A. LOUETTE, D. MEIRTE, J. STEVENS & M. HERREMANS, 1993.
A public awareness campaign and bird conservation training on the Comoro Islands.
Proc. VIII Pan-Afr. Orn. Congr.: 178.

STEVENS J., M. HERREMANS & M. LOUETTE, 1992.
Conserving the endemic birds on the Comoro islands. II. Population fluctuations on Ngazidja. Bird Conservation International, 2 (1): 81-91.

STEVENS J. & M. LOUETTE, 1990.
Changes of native forest bird abundances on Grand Comoro. First Belgian Congress of Zoology. Abstract 103. Belgian Journal of Zoology, 120 (Suppl. 1): 55.

STEVENS J. & M. LOUETTE, 1990.
Fluctuation of native forest bird abundances on Grand Comoro and Prospects for conservation. Abstract 1596. Acta XX Int. Orn. Congr. Suppl.: 520.

STEVENS, J & M LOUETTE 1999.
Land bird abundance and conservation of biodiversity on the tropical island of Mayotte (Indian Ocean). Alauda 67 (2): 123-139.

STEVENS J., M. LOUETTE, L. BIJNENS & M. HERREMANS, 1993.
Bird diversity on Ngazidja, Comoro Islands. Proc. VIII Pan-Afr. Orn. Congr.: 179-186.

STEVENS J., M. LOUETTE, L. BIJNENS & M. HERREMANS, 1995.
Conserving the endemic birds on the Comoro islands. III. Bird diversity and habitat selection on Ngazidja. Bird Conservation International 5 (4): 463-480.

STEVENS J., M. LOUETTE & M. HERREMANS, 1992.
Bird diversity on Ngazidja (Comoro Islands). Abstracts VIII Pan-African Ornithological Congress, Bujumbura: 60.

STEVENS, J., M LOUETTE & M HERREMANS 1999.
Density and breeding biology of the Barn owl Tyto alba (Aves, Tytonidae) on the tropical island of Mayotte. Belgian Journal of Zoology. 129 (2): 405-419.

THIBAULT J.-C. & I. GUYOT 1988.
Livre rouge des oiseaux menacés des régions françaises d'outre-mer. Conseil International pour la Protection des Oiseaux, St. Cloud. 258 pp.

 
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