||Dirk Hilbers, Kees Woutersen
||15 x 21 cm
|Year of publishing
The second title in the Crossbill Guides series to cover the Canary Islands, volume 2 deals with Tenerife and La Gomera. The flora and fauna of these two volcanic islands is unique and encompasses a large number of endemic species. This guide describes the environment from the sun-baked coastal lava fields to the snow-covered top of the volcano Teide, including all organisms found in these ecosystems.
This is the only travel guide to describe the flora and fauna of these islands and includes the most beautiful itineraries, and the best spots to watch birds. Also included are tips to find dolphins, butterflies, dragonflies, and flowers; top snorkelling sites and interesting geological sites. The guide contains plenty of background information and practical tips. In the back is a species list to all species mentioned in the guide with their English, Dutch, German and scientific names.