Collins Traveller's Guide - Wildlife of the Galápagos
Since its first publication more than a decade ago, Wildlife of the Galápagos has become the definitive, classic field guide to the natural splendors of this amazing part of the world. Now fully updated, this essential and comprehensive guide has been expanded to include the more than 400 commonly seen birds, mammals, reptiles, invertebrates, and plants, and other coastal and marine life of this wondrous archipelago. Over 650 stunning color photographs, maps, and drawings are accompanied by accessible, descriptive text. This new edition includes information about all the common fish of the region and Spanish names are featured for the first time. There is also a revised section that discusses the islands' history, climate, geology, and conservation, with the most current details on visitor sites. This is the perfect portable companion for all nature enthusiasts interested in the astounding Galápagos.
- ISBN: 9780008156732
- Author(s): Julian Fitter, Daniel Fitter, David Hosking
- Stock Code: 8156732
- Format: Paperback
- Illustrations: Colour photographs, Line drawings, Maps
- Pages: 288
- Published: 2016
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This sumptuous large-format book was first produced in 2009 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Charles Darwin Foundation on Galápagos. Galapagos: Preserving Darwin's Legacy comprises a series of invited essays under the editorship of world-renowned photographer and long-term Galápagos resident, Tui de Roy, who has also provided most of the photographs.
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A detailed natural history of this spectacular archipelago and the amazing diversity of life found there. The author weaves the intriguing history of evolutionary biology that is intimately connected with the islands and describes the adventures and observations of Darwin during his visit in 1835. Assess the conservation efforts to preserve the Galapagos, and the challenges these efforts have met. Colour plates, halftones, tables. 256pp. 2006 edition