Alaska: Ecotravellers' Wildlife Guide (Ecotravellers Wildlife Guides)

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9780125469609: Alaska: Ecotravellers' Wildlife Guide (Ecotravellers Wildlife Guides)

This title contains all the information needed to find, identify, and learn about Alaska's animal and plant life. It also includes descriptions of Alaska's most frequently visited parks and reserves.
This title contains color illustrations of more than 320 of Alaska's most common invertebrates, insects, amphibians, fishes, birds, and mammals. It contains information for identifying and locating these animals as well as their ecology, behavior, and conservation. The book also details the most common plants a traveler would encounter. Alaska is easy to carry, entertainingly written, and contains up-to-date information.

Key Features
* Identifying and location information on the most frequently seen animals;
* Up-do-date information on the ecology, behavior and conservation of the animals;
* Information on Alaska's habitats and on the most common plants you will encounter;
* Brief description of Alaska's most frequently visited parks and reserves

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Praise for the Series "...the kind of guide than an ecotourist to the area really needs." (Adrian Barnett in New Scientist, July 1999)

"This is the perfect field book for the general tourist who has an interest in exploring tropical environs." (William R. Teska in Science Books And Films, June 1999)

"...few [guides] are written with the same authority and attention to detail... It could be the best (money) you spend all trip." (Nick Baker in BBC Wildlife, 1999)

"...this convenient field guide-sized book is absolutely packed with information for the visitor." (Steve Gantlett in Birding World, 1998)

"These are books I would certainly want to read before a visit." (Gordon Hamlett in Birdwatching, 1999)

"The illustrations are superb, the text simple and direct... If you go, take this book." (Birds, Summer 1999)

"The information on identification, distribution, ecology, behaviour, conservation, and habitats is enlivened by fascinating 'environmental close-ups'." (Bryan Bland in British Birds, September 1999)

"The text is accurate and well-researched." (Nick Smith in IBIS, 1999)

From the Back Cover:

Alaska has both vast wilderness tracts and a modern transportation system, making ecotravelling in the state easy as well as exciting. From the broad expanses of tundra in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuse and the rich seabird colonies of the Bering Sea to the glacier-bedecked snowy mountains and magnificent rainforests of the Southeast, wildlife viewing opportunities abound.
In this book is all the information you need to find, identify, and learn about Alaska's magnificent animal life. The authors, professional biologists, selected for color illustrations more than 320 of Alaska's most common marine invertebrates, insects, amphibians, fishes, birds, and mammals - the species you are most likely to see. In one easy-to-carry, entertainingly written, beautifully illustrated book, you will have as a constant companion on your journey:
* Identifying and location information on the most frequently seen animals;
* Up-do-date information on the ecology, behavior and conservation of the animals;
* Information on Alaska's habitats and on the most common plants you will encounter;
* Brief description of Alaska's most frequently visited parks and reserves

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