Galapagos Wildlifeby David Horwell and Pete Oxford
Galápagos Wildlife Guide – Tips and expert advice including species identification and practical field guide, endemic wildlife and flora and suggested itineraries. This guide also features tours and island visitor sites, Charles Darwin and evolution, conservation, natural history, giant tortoises, marine iguanas, birdwatching and wildlife tracking.
Published: 08th Aug 2011
Size: 135 X 216 mm
Number of pages: 160
About this book
Travelling to the Galápagos to discover the unique flora and fauna that so captivated Darwin and the many that followed him is a rite of passage for serious wildlife enthusiasts. Written by two expert naturalists who are passionate about the Galápagos, this guide is packed with entertaining descriptions, while full-colour photography aids in identifying key species both on land and below water. Now with more detailed descriptions of island landing sites, more photos, and updated information on conservation efforts, Bradt’s Galápagos Wildlife is the perfect companion for this once-in-a-lifetime trip. For those looking to explore it also includes unique island trail plans.
About the Author
David Horwell, a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, is a tour operator, photographer and writer specialising in the Galápagos. Pete Oxford is a professional naturalist, based in Ecuador, who leads trips to the islands.
‘Bradt Travel Guides simply have the best wildlife coverage of any of the popular guide books.’
‘A super book.’
‘Galapagos Wildlife provides an excellent introduction to the islands and their wildlife’
‘Much more digestible than On the Origin of Species’
‘Indispensable guide to the local animals’
Recommended reading, National Geographic Traveller