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Field Guide To The Birds Of Macaronesia

Author : Eduardo García-del-Rey
ISBN : 849655371X
Genre : Education
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Guía de campo que describe e ilustra a todas las especies y subespecies de aves de la Macaronesia (Azores, Madeira, Salvajes, Canarias, Cabo Verde). Novedosa al presentar mapas de distribución detallados, estatus para cada especie por archipiélago y la lista oficial de la Sociedad Ornitológica Canaria (SOC) de las aves de Macaronesia. Incluye las islas atlánticas de Macaronesia, una región que comprende los archipiélagos de las Azores, Madeira, las islas Salvajes, las islas Canarias y las islas de Cabo Verde. Describe 573 especies/subespecies: todas las aves residentes y nidificantes, las visitantes migratorias y las divagantes. Más de 230 mapas de distribución detallados. 150 láminas a todo color. Datos actualizados hasta diciembre de 2010.
Category: Education

A Field Guide To The Birds Of The Atlantic Islands

Author : Tony Clarke
ISBN : 9781472981158
Genre : Nature
File Size : 21.75 MB
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This is the first comprehensive field guide dealing exclusively with the birds of this spectacular region. It covers all resident, migrant and vagrant species found in Macaronesia which comprises the Canary Islands, Madeira, Azores and Cape Verde. Over 450 species are illustrated with full details of all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered. Concise text describes identification, status, range, habits and voice. This authoritative book will not only be an indispensable guide to the visiting birder, but also a vital tool for those engaged in work to conserve and study the avifauna of this region. The Atlantic Islands shelter a remarkable diversity of birds, many seriously endangered with small and vulnerable ranges.
Category: Nature

Birds Of The Canary Islands

Author : Eduardo Garcia-del-Rey
ISBN : 9781472941572
Genre : Nature
File Size : 30.12 MB
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This new and comprehensive guide covers all bird species found in the Canary Islands, a group of beautiful islands that are home for endemics such as the Blue Chaffinch, and are one of the best places in the world to see a number of rare species. · Covers every species recorded in the Canary Islands, including vagrants. · 73 colour plates illustrating more than 300 species, with text on facing pages for quick and easy reference. · Concise text covering status, distribution, habitat, identification, voice and taxonomy. · Introduction includes information on the geography and climate of the Canary Islands, plus habitats, birding sites and conservation.
Category: Nature

Cape Verde

Author : Murray Stewart
ISBN : 9781841624952
Genre : Travel
File Size : 41.31 MB
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Diverse and fascinating, the Cape Verde islands offer idyllic beaches but also the unique culture and traditions of their soulful inhabitants. Bradt's Cape Verde remains the preeminent guide.
Category: Travel


Author : David Sayers
ISBN : 9781841623283
Genre : Travel
File Size : 49.99 MB
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Illustrated with gorgeous colour photographs and delicate line drawings by Czech artist Hedvika Fraser, this fourth edition of Bradt's Azores tempts travellers across the Atlantic Ocean to these remote islands. Glittering blue coastlines and spectacular volcanic landscapes characterise the nine islands that erupted from beneath the ocean up to five million years ago. Botanical horticulturalist David Sayers leads visitors through elegant old towns and lush forests. Packed with fully revised and updated practical information, this guidebook features in-depth coverage of culture, history and festivals, and new advice on whale-watching. It takes visitors on a magical tour along Europe's westernmost coast of Flores, visiting Europe's only tea plantations and exploring the hot springs and gurgling mud pools of Furnas. For sheer escapism and a warm welcome, the Azores are hard to beat. ?The Bradt Travel Guide will tell you everything you need to know about each of the nine islands.' Portugal Magazine ?As a first time visitor to the Azores, Brian found the Bradt Travel Guide to the islands a great companion, whether exploring Sao Miguel's coastline, volcanic interior or elegant old towns by car or on foot. Illuminating text and excellent town and walks maps. Author David Sayers, a botanical horticulturalist, has produced an informative, practical and user-friendly volume.' EDP Saturday Magazine
Category: Travel

A Field Guide To The Rare Birds Of Britain And Europe

Author : Per Alström
ISBN : CORNELL:31924090189774
Genre : Birds
File Size : 51.37 MB
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P. Alstrom, P. Colston, I. Lewington For bird enthusiasts of Europe. The complete record of uncommon birds, from frequent vagrants to the most exciting rarities.
Category: Birds

Petrels Albatrosses And Storm Petrels Of North America

Author : Steve N. G. Howell
ISBN : 9781400839629
Genre : Nature
File Size : 68.12 MB
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Petrels, albatrosses, and storm-petrels are among the most beautiful yet least known of all the world's birds, living their lives at sea far from the sight of most people. Largely colored in shades of gray, black, and white, these enigmatic and fast-flying seabirds can be hard to differentiate, particularly from a moving boat. Useful worldwide, not just in North America, this photographic guide is based on unrivaled field experience and combines insightful text and hundreds of full-color images to help you identify these remarkable birds. The first book of its kind, this guide features an introduction that explains ocean habitats and the latest developments in taxonomy. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features such as flight manner, plumage variation related to age and molt, seasonal occurrence patterns, and migration routes. Species accounts are arranged into groups helpful for field identification, and an overview of unique identification challenges is provided for each group. The guide also includes distribution maps for regularly occurring species as well as a bibliography, glossary, and appendixes. The first state-of-the-art photographic guide to these enigmatic seabirds Includes hundreds of full-color photos throughout Features detailed species accounts that describe flight, plumage, distribution, and more Provides overviews of ocean habitats, taxonomy, and conservation Offers tips on how to observe and identify birds at sea
Category: Nature

Atlantic Seabirds

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924101492225
Genre : Birds
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Category: Birds

A Birdwatchers Guide To Portugal And Madeira

Author : C. C. Moore
ISBN : CORNELL:31924094763046
Genre : Bird watching
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Comprehensive guide to 32 of the best birdwatching sites, giving details of location, access, best times to visit, bird species expected, and other interesting wildlife present. Also includes a selective bird list giving brief details on the distribution and status of the uncommon birds which may be found, cross-referenced to site information, and a full species list. In addition, advice on preparing for a trip, transport and accommodation details are provided.
Category: Bird watching