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Cuándo y Dónde ver Aves en Cantabria [When and Where to see Birds in Cantabria]

Wildlife Guide
By: Ernesto Villodas(Author)
230 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour maps
Publisher: Tundra Ediciones
Cuándo y Dónde ver Aves en Cantabria [When and Where to see Birds in Cantabria]
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Language: Spanish

Did you know that in Cantabria, northern Spain, you can see more than 340 different species of birds during the year? And that every fall, thousands and thousands of birds come to winter in this area, among which are aquatic and marine birds? And that some of the best places to observe birds are very close to cities? And that the community harbours important populations of rare species in the rest of the country? And that in this area bird species of birds have been observed that are considered very rare, with very few observations in all of Spain?

This guide includes a wide variety of recommendations for the observation of birds in Cantabria, divided into 12 chapters, one for each month of the year, and aimed at:
- birdwatchers in general.
- families, groups and novices.
- those searching rarities or rare birds.

The book also includes:
- One route per month with a detailed map.
- A list of the 138 ornithological sites mentioned in the text, with their coordinates.
- An extensive compilation of resources on birds and ornithology in Cantabria and in general.

It is an ideal guide for all birdwatchers, offering a wide selection of specific places of ornithological interest in Cantabria, spread over the twelve months of the year, with the aim for people to get to know, enjoy and value the great variety of birds present in this area.

Summary in Spanish:
¿Sabías que en Cantabria se pueden llegar a ver, a lo largo del año, más de 340 especies de aves distintas? ¿Y que cada otoño acuden a invernar a nuestro territorio miles y miles de aves, entre las que destacan las acuáticas y marinas? ¿Y que algunos de los mejores sitios para observar aves están muy cerca de las ciudades? ¿Y que la comunidad alberga importantes poblaciones de especies escasas en el resto del país? ¿Y que en nuestro territorio se han citado especies de aves consideradas muy raras, con muy pocas observaciones en toda España?

En esta guía se incluye una amplia variedad de propuestas destinadas a la observación de aves en Cantabria, divididas en 12 capítulos, uno para cada mes del año, y dirigidas a:
- Los observadores de aves en general.
- Familias, grupos y aficionados que están empezando.
- Buscadores de rarezas o aves escasas.

El libro incluye además:
- Una ruta por mes con un plano detallado.
- Un listado de los 138 lugares de interés ornitológico citados en el texto, con sus coordenadas.
- Una extensa recopilación de recursos sobre aves y ornitología en Cantabria y en general.

Se trata de una guía idónea para todos los aficionados a la observación de aves, que ofrece una amplia selección de lugares concretos de interés ornitológico en Cantabria, repartidos a lo largo de los doce meses del año y dirigidos a conocer, disfrutar y valorar la gran variedad de aves presentes en nuestro territorio.

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Wildlife Guide
By: Ernesto Villodas(Author)
230 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour maps
Publisher: Tundra Ediciones
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