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Ornithology - Australasia

  • Field Guide to the Wildlife of New Zealand
    Field Guide to the Wildlife of New… by Julian Fitter

    This comprehensive guide covers most of the birds, many of the other vertebrate species and a large number of typical invertebrates and flora to be found in New Zealand.

    Paperback £16.99 Buy Now
  • Field Guide to Australian Birds (Complete Compact Edition)
    Field Guide to Australian Birds… by Michael Morcombe

    This compact edition has a totally different layout to the larger original guide. 'Quick guide' at the beginning of each of the 26 family groups. All birds are grouped to scale and compared with a common species, comprehensive mapping, illustration and description of subspecies, especially distinctive subspecies.

    Paperback £29.99 Buy Now
  • Pigeons and Doves of Australia
    Pigeons and Doves of Australia by Joseph M Forshaw, William T Cooper

    In Pigeons and Doves of Australia, Joseph Forshaw and William Cooper have summarised our current knowledge of all species, including those occurring on Christmas, Norfolk and Lord Howe Islands, and with superb artwork have given readers a visual appreciation of the birds in their natural habitats. Historical accounts of extinct species are also included. Detailed information on management practices for all species is presented, ensuring that Pigeons and Doves in Australia will become the standard reference work on these birds for ornithologists and aviculturists.

    Hardback £170.00 Buy Now
  • Birding Australia; A Directory for Birders. International Edition 2010
    Birding Australia; A Directory for… by Lloyd Nielsen

    Concentrates on everything an international visitor needs to know when planning a birding trip to Australia. Provides details of where to go, what you are likely to see, accommodation with contact details, local birding organisations and websites.Ring bound.

    Paperback £29.00 Buy Now
  • Anoraks to Zitting Cisticola; A Whole Lot of Stuff About Bird Watching
    Anoraks to Zitting Cisticola; A Whole… by Sean Dooley

    This is a secret guide to the secret world of birdwatching. It has all the stuff the other bird books don't tell you: how to look cool in binoculars, how to spot someone with Asbirders Syndrome (and how to avoid them at parties), what not to wear, which websites with 'bird' in the title you can safely visit without tripping any filters on your computer, not to mention how to pronounce Zitting Cisticola. Guaranteed to keep even the most casual bird-nerd amused.

    Paperback £17.99 Buy Now
  • Where to Find Birds in Far North New Zealand25% OFF
    Where to Find Birds in Far North New… by Detlef Davies

    This handy little book fills an important niche for birdwatchers in New Zealand. Provides detailed instructions on finding good birding sites.

    Paperback £14.99 RRP: £19.99Buy Now
  • The Hand Guide to the Birds of New Zealand
    The Hand Guide to the Birds of New… by Hugh Robertson, Barrie Heather

    This book comprises the first section of the original 'Field Guide' -colour identification plates, distribution maps and a short description, omiting the more detailed section on the biology and ecology of the species described. This makes it a more portable guide whilst still giving comprehensive cover.

    Paperback £41.99 Buy Now
  • Birds of Australia23% OFF
    Birds of Australia by Don Hadden

    Showcases the birds in intimate and breathtaking environments, from sea and shore birds to night birds, honeyeaters and finches.

    Hardback £12.99 RRP: £16.99Buy Now
  • The Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds
    The Slater Field Guide to Australian… by Peter Slater et al.

    This revised compact edition describes and illustrates over 750 species showing sex and age plumage variations. Distribution maps are included as well as egg paintings. Very handy pocket size. 2nd edition.

    Paperback £17.99 Buy Now
  • Checklist of the Birds of New Zealand
    Checklist of the Birds of New Zealand by Dr Brian Gill et al

    A substantially revised and updated official list of all the birds in the New Zealand region, including Norfolk and Macquarie Islands and the Ross Dependency, Antarctica. An up to date distributional status of the birds is of particular interest to those with an interest in environmental conservation. 4th edition.

    Paperback £69.95 Buy Now
  • As Aves de Timor-Leste; Burung-Burung di Timor-Leste; The Birds of Timor-Leste64% OFF
    As Aves de Timor-Leste; Burung-Burung… by Colin R Trainor et al.

    This field guide covers identification of 261 species recorded in Timor-Leste. Also includes relative abundance, conservation status, habitat use and some key sites for birdwatching.

    Paperback £6.99 RRP: £19.95Buy Now
  • Birding Australia Site Guide; The South-East, NSW, ACT, VIC, SA, TAS36% OFF
    Birding Australia Site Guide; The… by Lloyd Nielsen

    Describes 220 of the top birding sites in New South Wales, Victoria, Australian Capital Territory, Tasmania and South Australia. Spiral bound.

    Paperback £15.99 RRP: £24.99Buy Now
  • Australia: The East (Travellers' Wildlife Guides)
    Australia: The East (Travellers'… by Les Beletsky

    Identification and location information on the most frequently seen animals and colour illistrations of nearly 650 of Australia's most common fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. Up to date information on the ecology, behaviour and conservation of profiled animals.

    Paperback £18.99 Buy Now
  • Helm Field Guides; Birds of Australia
    Helm Field Guides; Birds of Australia by Ken Simpson, Nicolas Day

    This classic portable field guide is now in its fifth edition (third edition in paperback) and has again been expanded to provide new illustrations and up-to-the-minute information. There are 20 new plates and the identification section has been completely reordered to reflect current knowledge of classification and evolutionary relationships. The distribution maps have also been redrawn and updated. Covers all 770 species of Australia. 2000 colour illustrations. 7th edition.

    Paperback £30.00 Buy Now
  • The Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds; Volume 1 - Ratties to Ducks
    The Handbook of Australian, New Zealand… by Stephen Marchant, Peter J Higgins

    Covering all Australasia and Antarctica including the Island Dependencies of Christmas Macquarie and others, this is the first of 5 volumes. It is in two parts Part A: Ratites to Petrels; Part B: Australian Pelicans to Ducks and deals with all aspects of identification, plumage, biology, distribution and movements. Part I 688pp Part II 800pp.

    Hardback £395.00 Buy Now
  • Birdwatching in Australia and New Zealand
    Birdwatching in Australia and New Zealand by Ken Simpson, Zoe Wilson

    A comprehensive introduction to `down-under' birdwatching covering all aspects of the activity. It is a perfect introduction for beginners and covers `where to find' birds migration patterns breeding habits song & calls equipment combining birding with other hobbies and birdwatching for the disabled. It tells of popular spots to visit & lists local birdwatching clubs.

    Paperback £16.99 Buy Now
  • Birdwatching in New Zealand
    Birdwatching in New Zealand by Ian J Burfield

    A detailed private report, first published in 1995, but now including a November 1997 up-date. Introduction, general information i.e travel, accommodation, climate, birding protocol and island sanctuaries followed by site directory for both North and South Islands. Systematic list, contact addresses and references. Stapled sheets.

    Paperback £13.00 Buy Now
  • Birds of Australia's Top End
    Birds of Australia's Top End by Michael Stott

    More than 330 species are described and illustrated along with distribution, habitat and time when fruit, seed and insects are available. Also included are references to certain birds with significance to Aborigines.

    Paperback £18.00 Buy Now
  • Australian Bird Names; A Complete Guide
    Australian Bird Names; A Complete Guide by Ian Fraser, Jeannie Gray

    Australian Bird Names is aimed at anyone with an interest in birds, words, or the history of Australian biology and bird-watching. It discusses common and scientific names of every Australian bird, to tease out the meanings, which may be useful, useless or downright misleading!

    The authors examine every species, its often many-and-varied common names, its full scientific name, with derivation, translation and a guide to pronunciation. Stories behind the name are included, as well as relevant aspects of biology, conservation and history. Original descriptions, translated by the authors, have been sourced for many species. As well as being a book about names this is a book about the history of ever-developing understandings of birds, about the people who contributed and, most of all, about the birds themselves.

    Paperback £44.95 Buy Now
  • Birds of Australia: A Photographic Guide
    Birds of Australia: A Photographic Guide by Iain Campbell et al.

    Covers all 714 species of resident birds and regularly occuring migrants. Page facing images describe key identification features such as plumage, distribution, behaviour and voice. Also provides extensive habitat descriptions.

    Paperback £24.95 Buy Now
  • A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Australia
    A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of… by Dean Ingwersen

    An easy-to-use identification guide to 280 Australian birds, including the most commonly seen and rare endemic species. For each species the authoritative text describes identifying features, distribution, habits and habitats. Size, common and scientific names listed. Overview of climate, vegetation, biogeography and the main birding sites. Includes a complete checklist of the birds of Australia with their status in the region and current global status.

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • The Australian Bird Guide
    The Australian Bird Guide by Peter Menkhorst et al.

    The Australian Bird Guide sets a new standard in field guides, providing an indispensable reference for all birders and naturalists looking to explore Australia's magnificent and unique birdlife.

    Paperback £25.00 Buy Now
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