join us on facebook rebus 30th anniversary
Search our site
Moonlight Over Manhattan by Sarah Morgan Read the opening extract of the brand new Sarah Morgan book before its publication on 05/10/2017

Chinese Wildlife by Martin Walters
  

Chinese Wildlife

Part of the Bradt Travel Guides (Wildlife Guides) Series

RRP £16.99

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

Chinese Wildlife by Martin Walters

China is home to a remarkable variety of unusual wildlife, including many rare and threatened species under conservation. This new wildlife guide provides a colourful introduction to the species of a country that is beginning to emerge as a fascinating destination for natural history enthusiasts. Visitors can discover a range of habitats: the huge deserts of the northwest and the Tibetan Plateau, forested mountain slopes and the rivers, lakes and steamy tropical forests of the deep south. There are interesting features on medicinal plants, rare cranes and, of course, the giant panda. Bradt's fully illustrated wildlife guides focus on regions of the world particularly celebrated for their amazing and often unique species. With spectacular photography or exclusive watercolour drawings throughout, each visitors' guide provides an introduction to the region's principal flora and fauna alongside suggested wildlife itineraries, practical information on when to go and what to take and photography tips. Written in a deliberately engaging way, they offer something different from dry field guides, and will appeal to the interested layman as much as the wildlife devotee. Ideal as a lightweight companion to any wildlife trip they also make a handsome souvenir.

Reviews

'Bradt Travel Guides simply have the best wildlife coverage of any of the popular guide books.'
BBC Wildlife

About the Author

Martin Walters is a writer, editor and naturalist. He studied zoology at Oxford and has had a lifelong interest in botany, natural history and conservation. He makes regular visits to China and works with local biologists there.

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

1st January 2008

Author

Martin Walters

More books by Martin Walters
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Publisher

Bradt Travel Guides

Format

Paperback
208 pages

Categories

Wildlife: general interest

ISBN

9781841622200

A well laid out site, I love the fact that is separates paranormal fiction from fantasy and horror, which other sites don't.

Jen Rainbow

For me, to read is to learn, to reflect, to escape, to think, to contemplate and my time for space and calm.

Sally Ellsmore

It is a website dedicated to those who adore reading It really is a one stop shop for book lovers. Love it!

Edel Waugh

I love reading books I wouldn't normally choose before everyone else gets to read them!

Dawn Lynch

I love reading because my cares & woes vanish for an hour or two whilst I read of the joys, adventures, lives of the characters in the book.

Jennifer Moville

Lovereading tells me about new books before they hit the shelves, lets me find other authors I may like and has great prize draws!

Sheila Dale

I love Lovereading for the wonderful like for like author recommendations and for highlighting new books, it's a great resource for readers!

Lindsay

Lovereading has given me the opportunity to delve into new and exciting worlds of authors who I would never have tried before.

Glynis Elliott

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools