If you have ever dreamt of seeing King Penguins in Antarctica, cassowaries in Queensland or cocks-of-the-rock in Peru, then this book is for you. “Top 100 Birding Sites of the World” features detailed accounts of the best birdwatching sites in the world, giving background and first-hand experience of what you can find there. Each is ranked from one to 100.The expertly written and very readable text is backed up by lavish photos of the birds and scenery at each of the chosen hot-spots, including rare images of amazing species and some of the world’s best avian spectacles such as the Snow Goose ‘blizzard’ at Bosque del Apache and the swarms of Lesser Flamingos on Africa’s Rift Valley Lakes. Coverage is global, with sites from across Europe, Asia, Africa, Australasia, North and South America and Antarctica. Whether you want to use it to plan your holidays for years to come, or just as an inspirational book to dip into, “Top 100 Birding Sites of the World” will have a wide appeal for all those with an interest in birds.
|26th Sep 2008||New Holland Publishers Ltd||9781847731098|
“Dominic Couzens’ superlative Top 100 Birding Sites of the World has once again ignited a yearning to travel the world and see some of nature’s greatest creations. This encyclopaedic work is like a sumptuous magic carpet, offering tantalising glimpses of birding destinations we should all attempt to visit.” Sunday Express
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