An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle and this is just the As. We ship to most international destinations. The Jesus Christ lizard a basilisk that can run on water is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout the region. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species? In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. When folded, they are only approx. Customer Reviews Biography With 40 million visits each year to its 843 acres, Central Park is the most frequently visited urban park in the United States. They easily fit in a shirt pocket with space left for note paper and pen.
Mammal measurements shown on the field guide are the distance between the tip of the snout and the base of the tail for average-sized adults. This applies even if your items are combined. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and butterflies. Among its shortcomings are that there were many common birds that were not included, the pictures are too small to clearly see important identification features, the colors are not always accurate and one scientific name was out of date. There are also regional, state and city guides for even more specific information.
His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide. It's waterproof and will fit in a pocket, but there's little else to recommend it. This is why Costa Rica has become the ultimate destination for students, researchers and eco-tourists. Delivery Address:- All Items will automatically be posted to checkout selected delivery address. The Jesus Christ lizard a basilisk that can run on water is. It is well produced and easy to use. Laminated folding pocket guide packs a lot of information into a little space.
This convenient laminated guide is an ideal, portable source of practical information and ideal for field use by naturalists of all ages. Highly recommended by Scientific American. A back panel map is also included, showing the country's top birding hotspots. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and butterflies. Compact so doesn't take up much space.
If you are unsure please contact us first before purchase. If you wish to change delivery address after check out please email using us within 24 hours via eBay. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, pond invertebrates, fishes and butterflies and includes a park map featuring prominent wildlife-viewing areas. The guide is fine for the casual bird watcher but I think a serious birder might need a more comprehensive guide and have to carry a big book or kindle. Almost all the species not included here are bats and small rodents, which generally can not be identified unless they are trapped. From the Back Cover: Costa Rican Wildlife, An Introduction to Familiar Species, is a must-have reference guide for beginners and experts alike. They generally include too many species that are common almost everywhere, and too few of the unique local birds.
And they're so easy to carry in a purse or backpack when corresponding field guides are too heavy or take too much room when you're trying to travel light. Laminated for durability and weighing less than one ounce, this guide is a portable, packable source of information on the country's bird life. The pocket guide is convenient and the images of birds are pretty good. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species and includes a map featuring prominent bird-viewing areas. If an adjustment is necessary, we will email you first. Approximately 10,000 species of vascular plants have been identified which is nearly 4 percent of the total number of species in the world.
In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. Rainforest Publications' Costa Rica Mammals Fold-out Pocket Field Guide shows 90 of the 216 mammal species recorded for Costa Rica. But I ended up buying two additional ones while I was there. He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution. Davis Illustrator , John C.
I gave this with a pair of binoculars to a relative who's going to Costa Rica, and I wish I'd spent the money for a real bird guide. Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. When folded, they are only approx. Very useful easy guide to the birds of Costa Rica. .