Birds of the Canary Islands


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Birds of the Canary Islands Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Pages: 192 Illustrations and other contents: 67 plates with full-colour illustrations ISBN: 9781472941558 Categories: ,

The Canary Islands is a popular destination for birders and travellers with an interest in wildlife and nature, and one of the best places in the world to see several scarce species such as the Houbara Bustard. They also hold a number of endemic birds that occur nowhere else, such as the emblematic Blue Chaffinch. This well illustrated guide covers all the birds found in the islands, providing concise descriptions for easy identification and plates for easy identification of all species.

Weight0.4 kg



Author Biography

Eduardo Garcia-del-Rey was born in Tenerife; after degrees and doctorates at the University of Arizona and at the Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology, University of Oxford, he founded the Canarian Ornithological Society (SOC) and the Macaronesian Institute of Field Ornithology, a private research center. Eduardo is the author of more than 40 scientific papers on Macaronesian birds and several books.