Insularisation of birds in the western Indian Ocean isles, especially the Comoro Islands



taxonomy, systematics, phylogeny, ecology, evolution, faunistics, terrestrial, population dynamics, bio-indicators, biogeography, zoogeography, oceanic islands, oceanic isles, neoteny, freshwater, biological pest control, zoology, Biogeography, Biological control, Bioinformatics and databases, Demography and life-history, Ecology, Ethology, Phylogeny and evolution, Systematics and taxonomy, Forests, Cultivated and artificial habitats, Origins, Maintenance and Change of Biodiversity, Systematics - Inventorying and Classification, Monitoring of Biodiversity, Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity, Not relevant, Indian Ocean Islands, Comoros, Mayotte, Seychelles, Madagascar, Mascarenes, Réunion, E-Africa, Aves, Cyanolanius madagascarinus bensoni, Puffinus lherminieri temptator, Nectarinia comorensis, Nectarinia souimanga comorensis, Zosterops mayottensis, Zoster maderaspatana mayottensis, Hypsipetes parvirostris, Nesillas brevicaudata, Zosterops maderaspatana kirki


East Tropical Africa {Geographical scope}
Western Indian Ocean {Geographical scope}
Madagascar {Geographical scope}
Agricultural {Habitat type}
Forest {Habitat type}
Inland Waters {Habitat type}


Name Role Start End
Louette, Michel promotor


Name Role Start End
Section Vertebrates unknown


Reference Role
Louette M. & Herremans M. 1982. The Blue Vanga Cyanolanius madagascarinus on Grand Comoro. Bulletin British Ornithologists' Club 102: 132-135. author
Draulans D., Herremans M. & Louette M. 1985. Seabirds at Moheli, Comoro Islands. Sea Swallow 34: 71-76. author
Louette M. & Herremans M. 1985. Taxonomy and evolution in the Bulbuls (Hypsipetes) on the Comoro Islands. pp. 407-423 in: Schuchmann K.L. (Ed.). Proceedings International Symposium on African Vertebrates, Systematics, Phylogeny and Evolutionary Ecology, Bonn (Germany) 1985. Bonn: Museum Alexander Koenig. [with colour illustrations of the grey and green Hypsipetes paraspecies] author
Louette M. & Herremans M. 1985. A new race of Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri breeding at Moheli, Comoro Islands. Bulletin British Ornithologists' Club 105: 42-49. author
Herremans M. 1988. Inter-island variation in bird vocalizations on the Comoros. pp. 281-295 in: Backhurst G.C. (Ed.). Proceedings of the sixth Pan-African Ornithological Congress, Francistown (Botswana) 1985. Nairobi: Sixth PAOC Organizing Committee. Louette M., Herremans M., Bijnens L. & Janssens L. 1988. Taxonomy and evolution in the brush warblers Nesillas on the Comoro Islands. Tauraco 1: 110-129. author
Herremans M. 1990. A functional right ovary in a female Madagascar Goshawk (Aves Accipitridae). Journal of African Zoology 104: 151-155. author
Herremans M. 1990. Trends in the evolution of insular land birds, exemplified by the Comoros, Seychelles and Mascarenes. pp. 249-260 in: Peters G. & Hutterer R. (Eds.). Proceedings International Symposium on Vertebrate Biogeography and Systematics in the Tropics, Bonn (Germany) 1989. Bonn: Museum Alexander Koenig. author
Louette M., Herremans M., Stevens J., Vangeluwe D. & Soilih A. 1990. Red Data Bird: Grand Comoro Scops Owl. World Birdwatch 12: 13. author
Herremans M., Louette M. & Stevens J. 1991. Conservation status and vocal and morphological description of the Grand Comoro Scops Owl Otus pauliani Benson 1960. Bird Conservation International 1: 123-133. author
Herremans M., Louette M. & Stevens J. 1991. Discovery of the nest of Humblot's Flycatcher Humblotia flavirostris. Bulletin British Ornithologists' Club 111: 145-146. author
Herremans M. & Louette M. 1992. Sexual dimorphism in the juvenile plumage of the Courol Leptosomus discolor, and considerations on its affinities. Bulletin British Ornithologists' Club 112: 182-185. author
Stevens J., Herremans M. & Louette M. 1992. Conserving the endemic birds of the Comoro Islands. II: population fluctuations on Ngazidja. Bird Conservation International 2: 81-91. author
Stevens J., Louette M., Bijnens L. & Herremans M. 1993. Bird diversity on Ngazidja, Comoro Islands. pp. 179-186 in: Wilson R.T. (Ed.). Birds and the African Environment: Proceedings Eight Pan-African Ornithological Congress, Bujumbura (Burundi) 1992. Annales Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale (Zoologie) 268. Louette M., Stevens J. & Herremans M. 1993. Comoro landbirds: relationship of insular syndrome characters in morphology and population structure. Abstract No.59. Belgian Journal of Zoology 123, suppl. 1: 46-47. author
Stevens J., Louette M., Bijnens L. & Herremans M. 1995. Conserving the endemic birds on the Comoro Islands, III: bird diversity and habitat selection on Ngazidja. Bird Conservation International 5: 463-480. author
Herremans M. & Louette M. 1999. Epervier de Mayotte Accipiter francesiae. In: Louette M. (ed.) La Faune terrestre de Mayotte: 78-81. author
Stevens J., Louette M. & Herremans M. 1999. Density and breeding biology of the Barn Owl Tyto alba (Aves, Tytonidae) on the tropical island of Mayotte. Belgian Journal of Zoology 129: 405-419. author
Herremans M. (ed.) 2001. Guide sonore des Oiseaux nicheurs des Comores (Répertoires complets des indigènes). Audio CD, 74 min. RMCA, Tervuren. author
Herremans M., Louette M. & Stevens J. 2001. Biology of Frances's Sparrowhawk, Accipiter francesiae, on the Comoro Islands. Ostrich 72 (1-2): 1-9. author

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