About the book
The Crossbill Guide to Madeira describes 15 routes and numerous other sites to discover Madeira and Porto Santo. In addition, it describes excursions out onto the ocean, the Desertas islands and the remote Selvagens archipelago to explore Madeira’s sea life. The book is complemented with extensive chapters on landscape, geology, history, descriptions of the flora and fauna and tips to observe wildlife.
- Landscape history
- Flora and Fauna
- Where to watch birds
- Finding orchids and other wildflowers
- 18 detailed routes with observation tips and 23 site descriptions
About the authors
Kees Woutersen (NL, 1956) has lived in Huesca (Spain) for 20 years, working as a wildlife and bird guide throughout Spain. He runs his own travel company and is author of various books on the birds and natural history. This is his 6th Crossbill Guide.
Dirk Hilbers (NL, 1976), set up the Crossbill Guides Foundation and travels Europe to research the guidebooks. This is the 25th guide he worked on. When not in the field, Dirk Hilbers is a lecturer in environmental ethics at the University of Amsterdam.