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Birds of the Socotra Islands

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The Socotra archipelago lies east of the Gulf of Aden. The climate is classified as hot desert or semi-desert. Only the islands of Socotra, Abd al-Kuri and Samhah are inhabited. Because of their isolated location, so many endemic animal and plant species have evolved there that the archipelago has earned the nickname "Galapagos of the Indian Ocean" and World Heritage status. Among them are nine endemic bird species, as well as other bird species that are mostly found on the Socotra archipelago. Although officially part of Yemen, the Socotra Archipelago has been administered by the United Arab Emirates since the war in the Arabian Peninsula.

The Socotra Islands are located in the Indian Ocean. Legally the Socotra Islands belong to Yemen. Because of the number of bird species with restricted range occurring in this area, BirdLife International assigned it a Primary Endemic Bird Area (EBA-P).
This E-book bird guide for "Socotra Islands" has been built at 29.03.2024, based upon our data base and our image archive using our default settings, and saved in two formates. Thereby it is made sure that the e-book can be displayed on virtually all devices and if applicable be printed out with a compact page size.
A free online-preview to the main section of the bird guide to Socotra Islands - of course at today's state of the data base and the archive - is available at Bird guides customized. There you can not only obtain the current edition of "Birds of the Socotra Islands", but also modify the form in many ways.
Cover image Socotra Bunting, Drawing: H.Groenvold

Primary language English, secondary languages German, French, Spanish, Japanese, and Chinese.
All 156 species are illustrated. In addition, links to HD videos of 59 bird species (40m 15s) and audios of 22 bird species (9m 5s) are included. The assessment of the global conservation status of bird species uses the criteria of the Red List (IUCN) 2012.
The scientific system follows Clements et al. 2017.
An index, name registers in all selected languages and a scientific name register, all completely linked.
PDF E-book in page-based format A5: 75 pages, 9.328 MiB.
ePub E-book in flowable format for all devices with ePub reader: 7.687 MiB.

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