Tag Archives: Guides

Nature: ‘Hummingbirds, An Illustrated Guide’ (2022)

Cover art of Hummingbirds: A Celebration of Nature's Jewels, with a photo of flowers and a Black-billed Streamertail

A stunningly illustrated guide to the wonderful world of hummingbirds.

With their dazzling colors, glittering iridescent feathers, fantastic adornments, astonishing powers of flight, and many other unique characteristics, hummingbirds are among the world’s most extraordinary birds – true jewels of nature. This beautifully designed book offers a celebration of all aspects of hummingbirds and their world, presenting the latest scientific information in an accessible style and featuring hundreds of the most spectacular photographs of hummingbirds ever taken, all enhanced by wonderful artwork.

A familiar sight across much of the Americas, hummingbirds have long captured the imagination and played an important part in myths, legends, and other aspects of human culture. Today, hummingbirds are some of the most popular of all birds, sought after by serious and casual birders alike. They are birds that inspire questions in anyone lucky enough to see them. How can they fly like that? Why are they so colorful? How many are there? And where and how do they live? This book answers these and many other questions, offering an enlightening and enjoyable guide to hummingbirds that only deepens their wonder.

A definitive yet accessible account of all aspects of hummingbird life; More than 500 spectacular color photographs; Specially commissioned illustrations; Facts and figures on status, population, distribution, and conservation designations of all the world’s hummingbirds.

Publisher: WildGuides

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Vacation Guides: ‘City Of Miami – Florida’ (Video)

Miami, officially the City of Miami, is a coastal metropolis located in southeastern Florida in the United States. It is the third most populous metropolis on the East coast of the United States, and it is the seventh largest in the country.

CHAPTERS: 0:00​ Intro 0:41​ SOUTH BEACH: Ocean Drive, Art Deco District, Miami Beach 1:42​ Key Biscayne 2:37​ NEIGHBORHOODS: Little Havana, Little Haiti, Wynwood 4:38​ MUSEUMS: Frost Museum of Science, Pérez Art Museum, Vizcaya Museum 5:23​ Miami history 6:27​ Downtown Miami 6:34​ SHOPPING: Bayside Marketplace, etc. 7:09​ Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden 7:37​ EVERGLADES: Airboat, etc. 8:10​ Animal encounters

Walking Tours: ‘Amorgos Island In Greece’ (Video)

Located near Naxos and Ios, on the southern side of the Cyclades archipelago, Amorgos is one of the most beautiful Greek islands. So, it’s not a surprise that it was the setting location of the famous 1988 movie “The big blue”, starring Jean Reno!

Video Timeline: 00:00​ Introduction 00:45​ Lagada 01:23​ Greek Orthodox Church 02:00​ Edge of the Village of Tholaria 02:33​ Olive Press 04:17​ The Virgin Mary of the Upper Side of The Village 05:03​ The Holy Trinity 05:44​ Essential Oil Distillery 07:34​ Bay of Aegiali

Architecture Podcasts: Editor Interviews -“AD Spain” And “Dreamscapes”

The StackMonocle 24’s ‘The Stack’ speaks with Enric Pastor, editor-in-chief of ‘AD Spain’. Plus: ‘Dreamscapes & Artificial Architecture’ from Gestalten and we meet the founder of travel publisher Wildsam.

  • Enric Pastor – Editor-in-chief of ‘AD Spain’
  • Elli Stuhler –  Editor of Gestalten title ‘Dreamscapes & Artificial Architecture’ and discuss a new trend in publishing
  • Taylor Bruce – Founder of travel publisher Wildsam, which specialises in guides for cities in the US.