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Wildlife of Ecuador: A Photographic Field Guide to Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians

$26.95

Mainland Ecuador’s spectacular wildlife makes it a magnet for nature tourists, but until now there hasn’t been a go-to, all-in-one guide geared to the general reader. Wildlife of Ecuador: A Photographic Field Guide to Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians fills a valuable niche in your book collection, and is extremely useful in the field. 288 pages, 400 large photographs.

Description

Author: Andrés Vásquez Noboa
Illustrator: Pablo Cervantes Daza
ISBN: 9780691161365
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Year of Publication: 2017
288 pages with 400 photographs
Paperback

Mainland Ecuador’s spectacular wildlife makes it a magnet for nature tourists, but until now there hasn’t been a go-to, all-in-one guide geared to the general reader. Wildlife of Ecuador: A Photographic Field Guide to Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians fills a valuable niche in your book collection, and is extremely useful in the field.

With this handy and accessible guide, visitors now have everything they need to identify and enjoy the majority of birds and animals they are likely to see.

Written and illustrated by two of Ecuador’s most experienced nature guides and photographers, this book covers more than 350 birds, mammals, amphibians, and reptiles. It features over 400 large, stunning color photographs and includes a range map for each species, as well as a brief account of the country’s natural history and biogeography. With its extensive coverage, attractive and easy-to-use layout, beautiful photographs, and nontechnical text, this is an essential guide for anyone who wants to explore the natural wonders of Ecuador.

Author Andrés Vásquez Noboa works as a guide for Tandayapa Bird Lodge and Tropical Birding Tours in his native Ecuador, as well as in Peru, Brazil, and Argentina. An active promoter of birding and conservation, he has co-written six previous books on the wildlife of mainland Ecuador and Galápagos.

Illustrator Pablo Cervantes Daza works as a nature and photography guide for Tropical Birding Tours and for Capturing Nature Tours, leading tours and workshops in his native Ecuador, as well as in Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico, South Africa, and Madagascar.

  • An essential all-in-one guide to mainland Ecuador’s amazing wildlife
  • Unique and attractive layout with more than 400 stunning color photographs
  • Covers more than 350 of the most frequently seen birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians
  • Uses a habitat-based approach to aid identification
  • Accessible text provides key information on identification, behavior, biology, and conservation
  • Photos, maps, and text are presented together for ease of use
  • 5.75 x 8.25 in.

Additional information

Weight 1.4 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 11 × 1.5 in