Galapagos Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide by David Horwell
Bradt's fully illustrated wildlife guides focus on regions of the world particularly celebrated for their amazing and often unique species. With spectacular photography or exclusive watercolour drawings throughout, each visitors' guide provides an introduction to the region's principal flora and fauna alongside suggested wildlife itineraries, practical information on when to go and what to take and photography tips. Written in a deliberately engaging way, they offer something different from dry field guides, and will appeal to the interested layman as much as the wildlife devotee. It is ideal as a lightweight companion to any wildlife trip they also make a handsome souvenir. The Galapagos islands are famed for their unique and diverse wildlife, as illustrated here with full colour photographs on every page. In spite of their isolated location, their allure is such that they are a Mecca for wildlife enthusiasts on what has often been called the 'trip of a lifetime'. "Galapagos Wildlife" is written by experienced tour guides, who share essential tips on how to discover the best the islands can offer and fascinating background on key species. Whether planning a voyage of discovery in the footsteps of Darwin or simply as a great souvenir of a trip, this guide will be invaluable for visitors to this magical kingdom.