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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Flamingos.

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Edition Notes

StatementWith 53 photographic illus. by the author.
LC ClassificationsQL696.P45 G32
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p.
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6098012M
LC Control Number51020420

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The Camargue area of Provence is famous for its wild windy coast, its brine lagoons, and its reed-covered marshes. The area, Europe’s largest river delta as the Rhone flows out into the sea, forms a protected natural park (Parc naturel régional de Carmague) that is a nature lover’s are plenty of reasons to visit the Camargue, including the pretty towns of . You can find wild Pink Flamingos in France in the Camargue National Park. See Pink Flamingos up close in this nature reserve perfect for children. You can come for an hour or stay for a day enjoying the company of the Pink Flamingos. Everything you need to know about planning your visit to the Pink Flamingos. While the flamingos are the Camargue's most emblematic birds, the area is more historically famous for its white horses. The Camargue's horses are a special breed, reputedly one of the oldest breeds of horses in the world, and they have lived in the very particular environment of the Camargues saline wetlands for thousands of years. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gallet, Etienne. Flamingos of the Camargue. Oxford, Blackwell, [©] (OCoLC) Document Type.

The main attractions of the Camargue lay to the south of the base. The walled city of Aigues-Mortes (3hrs south of St-Gilles) is not to be missed, as well as the plethora of lively beach resorts, Gardian cowboy ranches and opportunities to see the 4/5().   What beautiful photos! I visited the Camargue a couple of years ago (I live in France, in Occitanie) and it’s a wonderful and interesting place, as you describe so well. The first time I ever saw flamingos was on Lake Victoria, in Kenya and I was blown away by their beauty. It’s lovely to see them again here in France. The book includes information and additional photographs that offer a glimpse of other wildlife of the Camargue region, including the famed pink flamingo flocks. This book is a "must" if you love horses and have ever wanted to know more about the horses of the Camargue - and catches the interest of even the casual reader/5(10). The Flamingos of the Camargue [Etienne Gallet] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Etienne Gallet.

I loved the book's setting of the Camargue, and the story's bursting at the seams with atmosphere - from the ever-present flamingos, horses and bulls to the relentless mistral, to the charming tune of 'Sur le Pont d'Avignon.'/5. Camargue is a region in Southern France known for its marshes and extraordinary wildlife – the graceful flamingos and the elegant white horses that are native to the area. This adrenaline-packed photo tour is a great opportunity to shoot the beauty of the white horses displaying their love for freedom and play as you learn and apply new Brand: Daniel Kordan Photography.   While flamingos are the most famous and flamboyant feathered residents in the Camargue, there are many more birds to see. Almost species of fowl will fly through here each year. We saw tons of white egrets, blue herons, gulls, terns, ducks and little songbirds flitting through the trees. Explore Camargue holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Where the Petit Rhône and Grand Rhône meet the Mediterranean, the Camargue arises: sq km of sansouires (salt flats), étangs (small saltwater lakes) and marshlands, interspersed with farmland.