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A Birdwatchers' Guide to the Canary Islands

A Birdwatchers' Guide to the Canary Islands

Author: Tony Clarke

Publisher: Prion Birdwatchers' Guide

ISBN: CORNELL:31924094763038

Category: Nature

Page: 122

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Provides detailed information on the best birding spots on the Canary Islands. Each site entry gives location and access, accommodation, birding strategy and species expected to be seen. A selective bird list gives brief details on the distribution and status of rare birds. Plus a full species list.

A Field Guide to the Birds of the Atlantic Islands

A Field Guide to the Birds of the Atlantic Islands

Author: Tony Clarke

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472981158

Category: Nature

Page: 370

View: 430

This is the first comprehensive field guide dealing exclusively with the birds of this spectacular region. Birds of the Atlantic Islands covers all resident, migrant and vagrant species found in Macaronesia which comprises the Canary Islands, Madeira, Azores and Cape Verde. Over 450 resident, migrant and vagrant species are illustrated with full details of all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered. Species accounts are accompanied with concise text outlining bird identification, status, range, distribution 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. It further covers the climate, geography and ornithological history of these incredible islands, as well as practical guidance on the best birdwatching areas.

Wildlife of Madeira and the Canary Islands

Wildlife of Madeira and the Canary Islands

Author: John Bowler

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691170763

Category: Nature

Page: 224

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This beautifully illustrated photographic field guide is the first to focus on the identification of the fascinating, diverse and unique wildlife of Madeira and the Canary Islands--featuring the birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies and dragonflies that are most likely to be seen. Richly illustrated introductory sections cover the key wildlife sites to visit on each of the islands and provide an overview of the islands' geography, climate, habitat types and current conservation efforts. Stunning colour photographs highlight the key identification features of each species, and the accompanying text covers status, habitat preference, behaviour and, where appropriate, calls. The guide also features an up-to-date distribution map for each species. Complete with an attractive, user-friendly design, this is a must-have guide for all visitors to these magical islands. A beautifully designed and illustrated photographic field guide to the wildlife of Madeira and the Canary Islands Highlights the islands' unique native species and their conservation status Covers all birds, land and marine mammals, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies and dragonflies that are likely to be seen Features richly illustrated introductory sections on key sites to visit on each of the islands, covering their geography, climate, habitats and conservation Includes distribution maps for all species, as well as information on occurrence, status, habitat preference, behaviour and calls

Birds of the Canary Islands

Birds of the Canary Islands

Author: Eduardo Garcia-del-Rey

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472983220

Category: Nature

Page: 189

View: 307

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.

Birds of the Canary Islands

Birds of the Canary Islands

Author: Eduardo Garcia-del-Rey

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472941558

Category: Nature

Page: 189

View: 427

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.

Berlitz: Tenerife Pocket Guide

Berlitz: Tenerife Pocket Guide

Author: Berlitz

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781780048970

Category: Travel

Page: 204

View: 132

Berlitz Pocket Guide Tenerife combines informative text with vivid colour photography to uncover the best of this volcanic isle, from the dramatic, snowcapped volcano of El Teide to whale-watching in the clear, warm waters between Tenerife and La Gomera. It covers everything you need to know about the island's attractions, whether you are planning an all-inclusive holiday on the beach or a more active stay. Handy maps on the cover flaps help you navigate, and the book uses colour-coding to differentiate between sections. To inspire you, the book offers a rundown of the Top 10 Attractions on the island, followed by an itinerary for a Perfect Day in Tenerife. The What To Do chapter is a snapshot of ways to spend your spare time, from water sports to attending the island's myriad festivals. You'll also be armed with background information, including a brief history of the islands and an Eating Out chapter covering Tenerife's cuisine. There are carefully chosen listings of the best hotels and restaurants, and an A-Z to equip you with all the practical information you will need. About Berlitz: Berlitz draws on years of travel and language expertise to bring you a wide range of travel and language products, including travel guides, maps, phrase books, language-learning courses, dictionaries and kids' language products.

A Field Guide to the Birds of the Atlantic Islands

A Field Guide to the Birds of the Atlantic Islands

Author: Tony Clarke

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472982889

Category: Nature

Page: 1222

View: 439

This is the first comprehensive field guide dealing exclusively with the birds of this spectacular region. Birds of the Atlantic Islands covers all resident, migrant and vagrant species found in Macaronesia which comprises the Canary Islands, Madeira, Azores and Cape Verde. Over 450 resident, migrant and vagrant species are illustrated with full details of all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered. Species accounts are accompanied with concise text outlining bird identification, status, range, distribution 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. It further covers the climate, geography and ornithological history of these incredible islands, as well as practical guidance on the best birdwatching areas.

Insight Guides Pocket Tenerife

Insight Guides Pocket Tenerife

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781789192360

Category: Travel

Page:

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Insight Pocket Guides: ideal itineraries and top travel tips in a pocket-sized package. Plan your trip, plan perfect days and discover how to get around - this pocket-sized guide is a convenient, quick-reference companion to discovering what to do and see in Tenerife, from top attractions like Spain's tallest mountain El Teide and the Unesco-listed San Cristbal de la Laguna to the steep hike down the dramatically located village of Masca. Compact, concise, and packed with essential information about Where to Go and What Do, this is an ideal on-the-move companion when you're exploring Tenerife Covers Top Ten Attractions, including the Parque Etnogrfico Pirmides de Gmar, whale-watching and the Castillo San Miguel, as well as Perfect Day itinerary suggestions Offers an insightful overview of landscape, history and culture Contains an invaluable pull-out map, and essential practical information on everything from Eating Out to Getting Around Sharp design and colour-coded sections make for an engaging reading experience About Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps, as well as phrasebooks, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.

Berlitz Pocket Guide Tenerife (Travel Guide eBook)

Berlitz Pocket Guide Tenerife (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Berlitz Publishing

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781785731570

Category: Travel

Page:

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Berlitz Pocket Guides: iconic style, a bestselling brand, this is the quintessential pocket-sized travel guide to Tenerife, and now comes with a bilingual dictionary Plan your trip, plan perfect days and discover how to get around - this pocket-sized guide with new bilingual dictionary is a convenient, quick-reference companion to discovering what to do and see in Tenerife, from top attractions like Spain's tallest mountain El Teide and the Unesco-listed San Cristbal de la Laguna to the steep hike down the dramatically located village of Masca. This will save you time, and enhance your exploration of this fascinating region. Compact, concise, and packed with essential information, this is an iconic on-the-move companion when you're exploring Tenerife Covers Top Ten Attractions, including the Parque Etnogrfico Pirmides Gmar, whale-watching and the Castillo San Miguel, as well as Perfect Day itinerary suggestions Nifty new bilingual dictionary section makes this the perfect portable package for short trip travellers Includes an insightful overview of landscape, history and culture Handy colour maps on the inside cover flaps will help you find your way around Essential practical information on everything from Eating Out to Getting Around Inspirational colour photography throughout Sharp design and colour-coded sections make for an engaging reading experience About Berlitz: Berlitz draws on years of travel and language expertise to bring you a wide range of travel and language products, including travel guides, maps, phrase books, language-learning courses, dictionaries and kids' language products.

The Mini Rough Guide to Tenerife (Travel Guide eBook)

The Mini Rough Guide to Tenerife (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781839052439

Category: Travel

Page: 144

View: 111

Rough Guides Mini Tenerife Make the most of your time with this brand-new, pocket-sized travel guide from Rough Guides Compact, concise and packed full of essential information about where to go and what to do, this is an ideal on-the-move guide for exploring Tenerife. From top tourist attractions like Spain's tallest mountain El Teide, the majestic Castillo San Miguel and the Unesco-listed San Cristóbal de la Laguna, to cultural gems, including whale-watching trips from Puerto Colón and the steep hike down the dramatically located village of Masca, plan your perfect trip with this practical, all-in-one mini travel guide. Features of this travel guide to Tenerife: - Inspirational itineraries: discover the best destinations, sights and excursions, highlighted with stunning photography - Historical and cultural insights: delve into the island's rich history and culture, and learn all about its people, art and traditions - Things not to miss: the most essential sights and experiences at a glance - Practical full-colour maps: with every major sight and listing highlighted, the full-colour maps make on-the-ground navigation easy - Key tips and essential information: from transport to tipping, dining out to where to stay, we've got you covered - Covers: The northeast, the north coast, El Teide, the northwest, and the south Get the most out of your trip with: Rough Guides Mini Tenerife About Rough Guides: Rough Guides have been inspiring travellers for over 35 years, with over 30 million copies sold globally. Synonymous with practical travel tips, quality writing and a trustworthy 'tell it like it is' ethos, the Rough Guides list includes more than 260 travel guides to 120+ destinations, gift-books and phrasebooks.