Reading Lists

Books are a great way to learn about and prepare for your expedition. Spend time studying your birds and mammals before you go; dream about all that you'll see; and get excited about your natural history tour as you learn about the local culture, traditions, wildlife and history.

Below is a brief selection of favorite, new and hard-to-find books from our partner Longitude Books — prepared for your journey. For your convenience, you may call (800) 342-2164 to order these books directly from Longitude, a specialty mail-order book service. To order online, and to get the latest, most comprehensive selection of books for your voyage, click on the links below.


South America

 

Africa


Amazon BookAmazon
Tropical Nature • Adrian Forsyth • Ken Miyata

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  book on East AfricaEast Africa
Serengeti, Natural Order on the African Plain • Mitsuaki Iwago

More Great East Africa Books.
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book on PatagoniaPatagonia
In Patagonia • Bruce Chatwin

More Great Patagonia Books.
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book on KenyaKenya
Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania, Field Guide Edition • Dale Zimmerman • Donald Turner • David Pearso

More Great Kenya Books.
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book on BrazilBrazil's Pantanal
Bradt Pantanal Wildlife, A  Visitors Guide to Brazil's Great Wetlands • James Lowen

More Great Pantanal Books.
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book on SafariTanzania
The Safari Companion, A Guide to Watching African Mammals • Richard Estes

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book on GalapagosGalapagos
Galapagos, A Natural History Guide • Michael H. Jackson

More Great Galapagos Books.
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  Book on UgandaUganda
Gorillas in the Mist • Dian Fossey

More Great Uganda Books.
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Book on Machu PicchuMachu Picchu
Lost City of the Incas, The Story of Machu Picchu and its Builders • Hiram Bingham

More Great Machu PIcchu Books.
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  Nile
Down the Nile, Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff • Rosemary Mahoney

More Great Nile Books.
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Central America

 

Asia / Pacific

Book on MayaBelize & Tikal
Lost Cities of the Maya • Claude Baudez • Sydney Picasso

More Great Belize Books.
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book on IndiaIndia
Mughal India, Splendours of the Peacock Throne • Valerie Berinstain • Paul Bahn

More Great India Books.
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book on Costa RicaCosta Rica
A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica • F. Gary Stiles • Alexander Skutch • Dana Gardner

More Great Costa Rica Books.
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book on Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea
Oceanic Art • Nicholas Thomas

More Great Papua New Guinea Books.
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Book on PanamaPanama
A Neotropical Companion • J.C. Kricher • Mark Plotkin

More Great Panama Books.
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book on VietnamLaos & Vietnam
Moon Handbook Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos • Michael Buckley

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