An authoritative and lavishly illustrated account of the nature of Tenerife. Describes the distinctive habitats on the island and illustrates the plants typical of each of them. Includes descriptions and access information on over 40 sites where the special animals and plants can be seen in natural conditions.
Philip & Myrtle Ashmole are biologists who have worked on islands in many parts of the world. They have published numerous scientific articles and are the authors of Natural History Excursions in Tenerife; St. Helena and Ascension Island: a natural history and The Carrifran Wildwood Story. In 2015, Philip and Myrtle received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards.