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$65.00  $60.45
Te Neues Publishing Company
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9.4 X 12.0 X 1.0 inches | 3.35 pounds

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About the Author

Claudio Contreras Koob studied biology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He has dedicated himself to the profession of photography for more than 20 years and has been actively involved in various conservation projects throughout Mexico. His photographs have been published and exhibited both nationally and internationally, and he has received numerous awards in prestigious competitions such as the Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Nature's Best, and Asferico. He is a full member of the International League of Conservation Photographers. Koob's last expedition took him to Socorro Island in the Revillagigedo Archipelago, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where he documented many endemic and endangered species.


"With breathtaking detail, the book takes us on a journey that follows the lives and lifecycle of the Caribbean flamingo, including insights into their lives, behaviour, and the wetland habitats of the Yucatán in which they dwell."
"Beautiful...Claudio's intimate images and depth of understanding of the birds offers readers an especially fascinating insight into the little-seen world of these striking birds."
"Graceful, elegant and dressed in colorful plumage, these birds are the protagonists of the book Flamingo (teNeues Publishers), which offers a vision of the behavior and life of a colony of flamingos as never seen before."
"The book features more than 120 images of life in a flamingo colony, including close-ups of plumage and chicks, as well as soaring aerial photography."
"In this fabulous and informative book, Claudio Contreras Koob combines his passions as a biologist and photographer to capture the fabulous flamingo in all its glory."
"Combining a deep subject knowledge and artistic eye, he [Contreras Koob] has produced a superb collection of images that play with colour, light, form and movement."
"Gorgeous new photography book celebrates flamingos."
"...illuminates the lives of the elusive, pink-plumed flamingos in Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula."
"Take a photographic journey through the Yucatán's busiest flamingo nursery."
"Few creatures have a more elaborate sense of plumage than the flamingo. A Mexican photographer has decided it is high time to get their ideas on paper."
"These dazzling photos showcase one of the world's most distinctive birds: the flamingo."
"If you are looking for great examples of wildlife and bird photography, this is a beautiful collection and a worthy addition to your shelf for fans of the genre."
"...a unique window into the behaviour and life of the flame feathered birds, with more than 120 show-stopping shots displaying their beauty".
"...mesmerizing images of Mexico's flamingos."
"No other wildlife photographer could possibly have as comprehensive a catalog of flamingo images as Claudio Contreras Koob."