Pocket Photo Guide Birds of Ecuador and Galapagos
Please note, this is a reissue of A Photographic Guide to Birds of Ecuador and Galapagos, formerly on the natural history list of New Holland publishers. Although it is one of South America's smallest countries, Ecuador is home to nearly 1,600 species of birds. This is thanks to the huge variety of habitats created by the Andes. The country is a birder's paradise and an increasingly popular tourist destination. Areas such as Tandayapa, Mindo and La Selva are renowned for their birdwatching potential and boast such dramatic species as Toucan Barbet, Andean Cock-of-the-Rock, Andean Condor, Giant Conebill and Ocellated Tapaculo, plus an array of brightly coloured manikins, cotingas, tanagers and hummingbirds. Offshore, the Galapagos Islands provide one of the world's greatest wildlife spectacles.Two hundred and fifty-two of Ecuador and the Galapagos' most interesting and spectacular birds are featured in this concise and easy-to-use guide. Illustrated with clear colour photography and brief but authoritative descriptions the Pocket Photo Guides highlight the species of birds and animals from each region that the traveller is most likely to see, as well as those that are genuinely endemic (only to be seen in that country or region) or special rarities. The genuine pocket size allow the books to be carried around on trips and excursions and will take up minimal rucksack and suitcase space.
- ISBN: 9781472937902
- Author(s): Clive Byers
- Stock Code: 2937902
- Format: Paperback
- Illustrations: Colour photographs
- Pages: 144
- 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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This list presents 121 species definitely recorded from the Galapagos Islands.