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Ralph Curtis Publishing

Photographic Wildlife Pocket Guide Series

These easy to carry Pocket Guides cover either mammals, birds, or reptile life in various regions. Each 126 to 144 page guide focuses on the species most likely to be encountered in each country or area covered, with authoritative text, identification characteristics, thumbnail family index tabs, maps and from 200 to 350 color photos showing various ages, variations or plumages. These sturdy, softcover guides 3.5 X 7.5 inches easily fit into a shirt or jacket pocket making them an essential safari or birding travel companion.


A PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO BIRDS OF COSTA RICA
by Susan C.L. Fogden, Photos by Michael and Patricia Fogden. (2005)
ISBN 0-88359-057-3

Each of the 252 species is illustrated with over 300 color photos. These are selected as those species the visitor is most likely to see and the species most typical to Costa Rica. Notes on the best bird watching areas and a map showing parks and habitats. Text includes information on where found in the country and some on feeding habits and habitats.
144pp., Map of best places to see birds, 335 color photos
$15.95

A PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO BIRDS OF PERU
By Clive Byers (2007)
ISBN 978-0-88359-062-1

An Introduction to the birds of this remarkable country, and an aid to help you understand the Complexities of birding, in Peru. The 264 full-color photos show 252 species of the most interesting birds, including the common species that you are likely to see in the environs of Lima or Cuzco, or the other archeological sites in the country. Also included are some of the rare, beautiful or elusive birds that you are unlikely to see without professional help.
144 Pages, 264 Color Photos, Map, Glossary and Index. Authoritative text.
$15.95


A PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO SNAKES & OTHER REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS OF EAST AFRICA
by Bill Branch (2005)
ISBN 0-88359-059-X

Contains key identification descriptions of 237 of the more colorful and conspicuous species as well as those unique to, or endangered in, East Africa. East Africa includes here the countries of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania. The book is illustrated with 271 color photographs, with a distribution map for each species. Species descriptions include common name, scientific name, and size range of species. Some information on distinctive behavior, habitat, feeding habits and reproduction details. Information on venom toxicity and snakebite severity is given where appropriate. Contains a color map showing the countries and habitats of the region.
144pp with index
$15.95

A PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO SNAKES AND OTHER REPTILES OF BORNEO,
By Indraniel Das.
ISBN 0-88359-061-1

Illustrates and identifies 187 species of snakes, lizards turtles and crocodiles, including the more abundant and many otherwise distinctive species. The species accounts comprise a recommended English name, scientific name, description and a summary of information on its biology and distribution in Borneo and elsewhere. Some information on feeding habits, reproduction and habitat.
144 pages, 275 Color photos, Map of the region $15.95


A PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO SNAKES AND OTHER REPTILES OF INDIA
By Indraneil Das (2002) ISBN 0-88359-056-5

Illustrates and identifies 243 species of snakes, lizards, crocodiles and turtles of India. Text describes key features for easy identification, with natural history notes for each species.
266 Color photos, Map of region $15.95

A PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO SNAKES AND OTHER REPTILES OF SRI LANKA,
(2005)
By Indraniel Das & Anslem de Silva.
ISBN 0-88359-058-1

Covers over 160 species of the snakes, lizards, crocodiles and turtles of Sri Lanka, with one or more color photographs of each species, illustrating characteristic features. Information on habits, habitats, distribution, feeding, conservation and snakebite.
144p, 257 Color photos, 2 maps $15.95


SOUTHERN, CENTRAL, AND EAST AFRICAN MAMMALS:
A PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE,
2ND EDITION (2001)
By Chris and Tilde Stuart.
ISBN 0-88359-060-3

Illustrates the 152 mammal species most likely to be encountered, color photos highlight features of each species for easy identification. Text covers habits and habitat. Map shows major game parks, with animals resident.
144pp, 210 Color photos, 168 Distribution maps $15.95

 

TERMS: US Orders add $3.50 postage for first book and $1.00 for each additional book ordered.

For quantity orders, $2.00 plus 5% of order total or cost plus $2.00. Our option for shipping method (UPS, FedX, or Post)
Florida Customers: Add 6% Sales Tax.

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Ralph Curtis Publishing, Inc.
PO Box 349, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Toll Free: 1-888-454-0011
Phone: 239-454-0010
Fax: 239-395-2727
email: rcurtisbks@yahoo.com

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