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Birds, Mammals, and Reptiles of the Galapagos Islands

An Identification Guide

by Andy Swash

  • 345 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds & birdwatching,
  • Vertebrates,
  • Wild animals,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Animals,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - Guides,
  • Reptiles & Amphibians,
  • Nature / General,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General,
  • Birds,
  • Galapagos Islands,
  • Identification,
  • Mammals,
  • Reptiles

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9415896M
    ISBN 100300088647
    ISBN 109780300088649


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New edition of this superb guide, which describes and illustrates nearly all the birds ( species), mammals (32 species) and reptiles (28 species) of the Galapagos islands in a single pocket-sized book. The colour plates combine photographs () and illustrations (20), with text and maps on facing pages to facilitate identification.

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Jan 27,  · Birds, Mammals, and Reptiles of the Galápagos Islands This book easily fits in a bag or backpack and I really like how it tells you exactly where (which islands) each animal is located.

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Unlike birds, most mammals cannot fly to Galapagos, so all of them had to get there by amstrad.fun mammals such as the Galapagos rice rat presumably were washed off of the mainland somehow clinging to floating material such as fallen trees or reeds, arriving at Galapagos after some weeks at sea.

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Birds, Mammals, and Reptiles of the Galápagos Islands: An Identification Guide By Andy Swash. Jan 08,  · About Birds, Mammals and Reptiles of the Galapagos Islands. Until the discovery of the Islands inthe flora and fauna of the Galapagos evolved in isolation, producing strange and marvellous island species, as Charles Darwin found when he visited years later.

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Through excellent photos and an easy to use pocket format, the author, Andy Swash reviews each Galapagos bird, mammal and reptile. This pocket-sized volume is a comprehensive guide to the unique wildlife of the Galapagos, encompassing the birds, mammals, and reptiles a visitor to these extraordinary islands might encounter.

53 Read more. The first comprehensive photographic guide to all the birds, mammals and reptiles of the islands. Innovative, simple-to-use format for beginners or experts. Until the arrival of humans, the Galapagos hawk enjoyed the status of top predator on the islands: they had no natural predators until humans introduced cats, dogs and other animals.

This endemic hawk feeds on rats, mice, reptiles and smaller birds. Throughout the Galapagos Islands, seven different types of endemic lava lizards can be found with variations in color, behavior, and size depending on their island habitat.

Unlike the sluggish and bulky iguanas inhabiting the islands, the lava izzards are small and swift. The Galapagos Islands' land animals are dominated by reptiles, while most of the world finds mammals the predominate species.

Unlike mammals, reptiles are able to survive long periods without water, equipping them with the ability to make the epic mile-long journey to the volcanic islands. Suggested reading for planning a Galapagos vacation, or making the most of the vacation you already have planned.

Our Galapagos reading list included help planning your trip, field guides, natural history titles, historical books birds, whales, reptiles, plants, Darwin.

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Birding Galapagos. he Galapagos archipelago is a group of raw volcanic islands straddling the equator in the Pacific Ocean, some 1, kilometres off the coast of South America. The islands were formed along the fault line on the western edge of the archipelago, and.

Galapagos travel offers amazing wildlife viewing opportunities. Many visitors recall swimming with sea lion pups or watching dolphins race along the bow of their ship as some of their favorite Galapagos memories. But ironically, there is a very limited number of mammals on the islands - instead the Galapagos' land animals are predominately.An inexpensive guide to these Galapagos groups, with 53 color plates depicting in photographic images and 20 illustrations nearly all the birds, mammals, and reptiles ever recorded in the Galapagos, and with 78 distribution maps covering all the resident species.Birds, Mammals, and Reptiles of the Galapagos Islands: An Identification Guide - Andy Swash A great in-the-field resource for quick access to information, with large photos and thorough descriptions.

This guide is a good companion to more in-depth (and less portable) guides.