Titolo: Antarctic Impressions: Seasons in the ...
Casa editrice: New Africa Books
Data di pubblicazione: 2012
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9780864867087-3
Riassunto: One of South Africa?s best-selling birding authors and photographers, Peter Steyn has been travelling to the Antarctic and the islands of the Southern Ocean for many years. Antarctic Impressions is a record in words and pictures of these journeys, spanning the period from his first trip to Marion Island in 1979 to a 1997 visit to the Emperor Penguin colonies on the Antarctic coast.
The book covers visits to the Antarctic Peninsula, the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Tristan da Cunha, Gough Island and other outposts of this remote region. The author?s particular interest in the magnificent and prolific bird life of the Antarctic region, and this book will be certain to attract birding enthusiasts. However, there is much to offer readers interested in the exploration of the region and in the ecology of these fragile environments.
L'autore: PETER STEYN has been observing and photographing birds since the age of 13. His first book, Eagle Days, was published in 1973, followed by Wankie (now Hwange) Birds (1974), Birds of Prey of Southern Africa (1982), A Delight of Owls (1984), Hunters of the African Sky (1990), Birds of Southern Africa (1991) and Nesting Birds (1996), a definitive study of the breeding habits of southern African birds. Over a period of 50 years, he has contributed numerous scientific papers and popular articles to a variety of journals. As a popular speaker, he has frequently imparted his enjoyment of the natural world to audiences over the years.
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