Posted by: atowhee | March 6, 2016

GOING GALAPAGOS?

Wildlife of the Galapagos.  Pocket Guide. By Julian Fitter, Daniel Fitter, David Hosking.  Princeton Univ. Press.  Second edition. 2016. paperback. 272 pages.  $19.95.

This new, updated, handy field guide will  fit in your pocket.  It describes over 400 species from insect to mammal. It uses colored photos, not drawings.  There are range maps only for Darwin’s finches.  It also has good advice on photography (flashes are banned) and other practical travel advice for the naturalist.  It also explains the different climate zones that exist on the larger islands depending on direction of slope and elevation.

This small guide will fit even into your carry-on luggage for in-flight study.

There are Short-eared Owls on the Galapagos as there are in Hawaii.  Those guys sure get around.

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