Flora and fauna in Central America
Exploring wildlife, wild f1owers, and wilderness: WHERE TO GO AND WHAT TO LOOK FOR
This is the definitive ecotravel guide to Costa Rica, one of the world's best spots for nature lovers. More diversity is crammed into its borders per square mile than in any other country in the world, and this book will help you see it all.
Whatever your idea of ecotravel-whether it's turtle watching, white-water kayaking, or hot springs and volcanoes-this guide book will show you the way. Learn about Costa Rica's fascinating wildlife: its vegetarian spiders, bees that collect perfumed oils, plants with their own heaters, and the ant dialect that caterpillars understand. Hannah Robinson will tell you how and where to find all of these amazing plants and creatures.
. Hundreds of colour photos
. Regional maps
. Hikes for all abilities
. Extensive resources section to help you plan your eco-friendly trip
. Diving expeditions
. Wildlife guides, zip-line tours, turtle watching and more
HANNAH ROBINSON is a lifetime naturewatcher and a trained biochemist. She has been a wilderness guide with the US National Parks Service and is the author and photographer of Australia: An Ecotraveller's Guide.
Size: 13cm x 23,5 cm
. Information to identify all species recorded in Cuba.
. 354 species illustrated in colour, including 21 endemics.
. 51 colour plates with 662 images illustrating male, female and juvenile plumages.
. concise text covers identification, range, status, habitat, voice and food.
. Introduction includes information on birdwatching and conservation in Cuba.
Pages: 252Size: 15,5 cm x 23,5cm
Most ecotravellers to southern Mexico want to experience tropical forests and other stunning habitats, and catch glimpses of exotic wildlife: toucans and parrots, hummingbirds and hawks, monkeys and anteaters, frogs and toads, crocodiles and (yes) snakes. This book contains all the information you will need to find, identify, and learn about the region's magnificent animal life.
. Identification and location information on the most frequently seen animals.
. Full-colour illustrations of southern Mexico's most common fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
. Up-to-date information on the ecology, behaviour, and conservation of profiled animals.
. Information on habitats of southern Mexico and on the most common plants visitors encounter.
. A section on the underwater animals most divers and snorkelers actually see.
. Brief descriptions of the most frequently visited parks and reserves.
Easy to carry, entertainingly written, beautifully illustrated-you will want to have this book as a constant companion on your journey.
Les Beletsky is a professional wildlife biologist and university zoology teacher. Prior to writing wildlife guides, he conducted field research on bird ecology and behaviour.
Pages: 488Size: 14,5cm x 22 cm
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