Extinct Birds, 2nd edition

Published: 01-09-2017 Format: Hardback Edition: 2nd Extent: 608 pp. ISBN: 9781472937445 Imprint: Bloomsbury Natural History Illustrations: 104 black and white illustrations by the author Dimensions: 246 x 189 mm   Extinct Birds was the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of the bird species and subspecies that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years Read More

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Nova Scotia is as remote as it is comparatively unpopulated, and if you want to get away from it all, this is the place to go. Halifax is the capital, and from here a long drive north will get you to Cape Breton Island, where the spectacular coastlines and abundant wildlife, including Black Bears and Read More

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Cape Town has all the luxuries of modern cities, yet retains an inexpensive economy. It is dominated by the spectacular Table Mountain, which on most days has a veil of white cloud covering the summit. It is possible to hike to the top or to take a cable car ride, both of which provide spectacular Read More

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Okasaki is one of the smaller cities, situated on the largest Japanese island of Honshu. Although it is a modern city, it still retains a large proportion of small, traditional houses. Okasaki benefits from an almost crime-free environment, and it was extremely pleasurable to be able to walk around the city late at night to Read More

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