Adventure Guide to the Dominican Republic by Fe Lisa Bencosme Clark Norton PDF

By Fe Lisa Bencosme Clark Norton

ISBN-10: 1588434028

ISBN-13: 9781588434029

Путеводитель по Доминиканской Республике из серии Hunter commute courses (на английском языке). В объемном издании представлена вся самая нужная, полезная и интересная информация об этом тропическом государстве. Здесь вы найдете сведения из истории страны, ее государственном устройстве, экономике, климате, флоре и фауне, культуре и обычаях. Большой раздел путеводителя посвящен информации практического характера: документам, необходимым для посещения Доминиканы, планированию поездки, вопросам размещения в отелях и общественного питания. В издании также представлены подробные сведения о столице страны - Санто Доминго и различных регионах государства, краткий англо-испанский разговорник и географические карты.

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The broad-billed tody lives in the lowlands. Water Birds Around the island’s lakes and lagoons and along the coast (especially the offshore islands, river deltas, and mangrove swamps), you’ll find common but picturesque shorebirds such as flamingos, blue herons, great egrets, American frigate birds, brown pelicans, and glossy ibis. Mountain Birds In the mountains, you might spot white-necked crows, green-tailed warblers, Antillean siskins, and hummingbirds. Two new species recently found in the mountains include the pitangua, a night bird that nests in the ground among dry leaves, and the white-winged crossed bill, which lives exclusively in the pine forests of high mountains such as the Sierra Bahoruco and Cordillera Central.

N Altitude Variations Where there is significant variation in temperature, it tends to be more by altitude than by season. Beachgoers on the coast can expect fairly consistent temperatures of around 84°F (29°C) during the day and 68°F (20°C) at night, usually with extended periods of sunshine (and warm Caribbean waters). An exception can be the north (Atlantic) coast in winter, when cooler air and winds sometimes move in from the north. In the low-lying deserts and valleys in the western parts of the country, daytime temperatures can reach more than 100°F (38 to 40°C).

While they spend most of their lives in the ocean, they come ashore to lay their eggs, and, in some cases, to bask in the sun. In the Dominican Republic, you might spot them on the offshore islands in Parque Nacional Montecristi, the shoreline of Parque Nacional del Este, and the lagoons of Parque Nacional Jaragua. All sea turtle species are threatened, however, by hunters, who kill them for their shells, hides, and oil, as well as for their meat and eggs. The largest sea turtles have already been hunted out.

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