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Birds

A Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of the Australian High Country

A Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of the Australian High Country

Neil Hermes

Available from 28 November 2017. 336 pages. More details…

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Multimedia Identification Guide to North Atlantic Seabirds: Albatrosses and Fulmarine Petrels

Multimedia Identification Guide to North Atlantic Seabirds: Albatrosses and Fulmarine Petrels

Bob Flood, Ashley Fisher & Martin Elliott

Innovative new concept to seabird ID using words, photos, illustrations, and 2 DVDs. Cross-comparison of all species covered: Atlantic Yellow-nosed, Indian Yellow-nosed, Grey-headed, Black-browed, Shy, and Tristan Albatrosses, Southern and Northern Giant Petrel, Atlantic and Pacific Fulmars, Cape Petrel. 270 pages. More details…

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Hardback & 2 DVDs £39.99

Birds of Eastern Polynesia: A Biogeographic Atlas

Birds of Eastern Polynesia: A Biogeographic Atlas

Jean-Claude Thibault & Alice Cibois

438 pages. More details…

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Hardback £39.99 £35.99

Birds of Australia

Birds of Australia

Iain Campbell, Sam Woods & Nick Leseberg. Photos by Geoff Jones

392 pages. More details…

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Softback £27.95 £24.95

Field Guide to the Birds of Australia

Field Guide to the Birds of Australia

Ken Simpson & Nicolas Day

Eighth edition. 132 full-colour plates illustrating of over 770 species, including 16 new or revised plates. 392 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 21.6 x 15.2 x 2.4 cm Softback £30.00 £26.99

Australian Bird Guide

Australian Bird Guide

Peter Menkhorst, Danny Rogers & Rohan Clarke; Illustrated by Jeff Davies, Peter Marsack & Kim Franklin

566 pages. More details…

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Flexicover £25.00 £19.99

The Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds

The Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds

P, P & R Slater

2nd edition, 2009. Over 775 species are described and illustrated on 157 superbly painted plates. 414 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 21.4 x 11.5 x 2.3 cm Softback £17.99

A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Australia

A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Australia

Dean Ingwersen

New general guide to the birds of Australia. 176 pages. More details…

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Softback £10.99 £9.99

Birds and Bird Lore of Bougainville & the North Solomons

Birds and Bird Lore of Bougainville & the North Solomons

Don Hadden

Collector's Item

2004. A detailed account of the birds of this region east of New Guinea, with over 200 colour photos plus 25 paintings by Peter Slater and Dana Gardner. 312 pages. More details…

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Softback £67.99 £33.99

Drawn From Paradise: The Discovery, Art and Natural History of the Birds of Paradise

Drawn From Paradise: The Discovery, Art and Natural History of the Birds of Paradise

Sir David Attenborough & Errol Fuller

David Attenborough's journey through the cultural history of the birds of paradise, one of the most exquisite and extravagant, colourful and intriguing families of birds. 256 pages. More details…

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Hardback £30.00 £24.99
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Limited Edition Signed Hardback £30.00

Field Guide to the Birds of Hawaii and the Tropical Pacific

Field Guide to the Birds of Hawaii and the Tropical Pacific

H D Pratt, P L Bruner & D G Berrett

45 colour plates. Covers the Hawaiian Islands, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, south-eastern Polynesia and Micronesia and the surrounding oceans. 409 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 19 x 12.8 x 3.3 cm Softback £41.95 £38.95

Birds of Melanesia

Birds of Melanesia

Guy Dutson

At last! A complete field-guide to this species-rich region of the south-west Pacific. 448 pages. More details…

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Softback £40.00 £35.99

Birds of New Guinea: Distribution, Taxonomy, and Systematics

Birds of New Guinea: Distribution, Taxonomy, and Systematics

Bruce M Beehler & Thane K Pratt

672 pages. More details…

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Hardback £62.95 £59.95

Birds of New Guinea and the Bismarck Archipelago: A Photographic Guide

Birds of New Guinea and the Bismarck Archipelago: A Photographic Guide

Brian J Coates & William S Peckover

Over 650 excellent colour photos of 440 species. 272 pages. More details…

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Softback £99.00 £79.95

Birds of New Guinea

Birds of New Guinea

Bruce M Beehler, Thane K Pratt & Dale A Zimmerman

Available for immediate dispatch. 528 pages. More details…

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Birds of New Guinea: Including Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville

Birds of New Guinea: Including Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville

Phil Gregory

The is the first field guide to cover the entire New Guinea region! - comprising Indonesian West Papua (including the West Papuan Islands, Geelvink Bay Islands and Aru Islands) and Papua New Guinea and its associated islands, the Bismarcks and Bougainville.

Includes: 943 species, 456 endemics, 5 introduced species, 75 vagrants, 2 undescribed species.

Over 1,780 illustrations, 867 distribution maps. 464 pages. More details…

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Hardback £64.99 £59.99

Birds of New Zealand: A Photographic Guide

Birds of New Zealand: A Photographic Guide

Paul Scofield & Brent Stephenson

544 pages. More details…

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Softback £65.00 £29.99

New Zealand Wetland Birds

New Zealand Wetland Birds

Geoff Moon

An insight into the characteristics and habits of 40 wetland visitors and residents (from grebes, shags and herons to waders, kingfishers and passerine birds). The remarkable photography includes rare and previously unpublished images of elusive species as the New Zealand Dabchick and Australasian Bittern. 143 pages.

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Birds of New Zealand (Collins Traveller's Guide)

Birds of New Zealand (Collins Traveller's Guide)

Julian Fitter & Don Merton

A compact photo guide with tips for best birdwatching locations. Featuring over 300 bird species most likely to be observed. 288 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 19 x 11.5 x 2 cm Softback £16.99 £14.39

Hand Guide to the Birds of New Zealand

Hand Guide to the Birds of New Zealand

Barrie Heather & Hugh Robertson

A compact field guide - the only comprehensive one available for the country. Includes a where to watch birds section. 74 colour plates. 176 pages.

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(LxWxD) 21.8 x 15.9 x 1.3 cm Softback £41.99 £39.99

Birds of New Zealand, Hawaii, Central & West Pacific

Birds of New Zealand, Hawaii, Central & West Pacific

Ber van Perlo

750 species illustrated in 95 colour plates. Text describes key identification features, information on habitat, song and calls. 256 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 20 x 13.5 x 2 cm Hardback £29.99 £26.99

Know your New Zealand Birds

Know your New Zealand Birds

Lynnette Moon

Identification and background information to a good selection of New Zealand birds; inexpensive and with 176 pages and large format colour photographs throughout. 177 pages.

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Birds of Paradise: Revealing the World's Most Extraordinary Birds

Birds of Paradise: Revealing the World's Most Extraordinary Birds

Edwin Scholes and Tim Laman

224 pages. More details…

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Hardback £34.99 £30.00

Helm Field Guide Parrots of the World

Helm Field Guide Parrots of the World

Joseph Forshaw

Written by the world's foremost authority on parrots, this up-to-date book comprises beautiful colour plates with a succinct text on the opposite pages. 336 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 23.2 x 14.8 x 2.5 cm Softback £24.99 £21.99

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Site & Travel guides, Maps

WTWB = Where to watch birds


Birds and Animals of Australia's Top End

Birds and Animals of Australia's Top End

Nick Leseberg & Iain Campbell

Guide to one of the most amazing and accessible wildlife-watching destinations on earth. 272 pages. More details…

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Complete Guide to Finding the Birds of Australia

Complete Guide to Finding the Birds of Australia

Richard Thomas, Sarah Thomas, David Andrew & Alan McBride

Second edition. 2011. The most comprehensive bird finding guide, with 480 pages, colour and black-and-white photographs and maps. 463 pages.

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Softback £48.95 £42.95

Australia, The East: Travellers' Wildlife Guide

Australia, The East: Travellers' Wildlife Guide

Les Beletsky

A very useful guide with illustrations of over 650 of the area's most common fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. 544 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 22.2 x 14.4 x 3.2 cm Softback £18.99

Finding Australian Birds: A Field Guide to Birding Locations

Finding Australian Birds: A Field Guide to Birding Locations

Tim Dolby and Rohan Clarke

602 pages. More details…

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Softback £59.50 £52.99

Hawaii

Hawaii

Les Beletsky

Colour illustrations of more than 300 of the islands' most common fishes, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and essentially every Hawaiian bird. 416 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 22.2 x 14.4 x 2.4 cm Softback £18.99

Where to find birds in far north New Zealand

Where to find birds in far north New Zealand

Detlef Davies

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Softback £19.99 £12.99
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Softback (Revised edition 86 pages) £19.99 £18.49

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Other Fauna

The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia Second Edition

The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia Second Edition

Michael F Braby

Covers 435 currently recognised species. 400 pages. More details…

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Softback £46.95 £42.50

Butterflies of the South Pacific

Butterflies of the South Pacific

Brian Patrick & Hamish Patrick

240 pages. More details…

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Hardback £34.49 £31.49

 

Mammals of Australia

Ronald Strahan

This book surveys the rich and varied world of Australia's mammals, from well known Platypus, Koala and Kangaroo species: to the less well known pygmy-possums, bats and carnivorous marsupials; the seals and sea lions; and introduced mammals such as the Rabbit, Camel and Deer. It covers everything that is known of an animal's current biology and survival status. 756 pages.

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Hardback £59.99 £49.99

Field Guide to Mammals of Australia

Field Guide to Mammals of Australia

Peter Menkhorst & Frank Knight

Truly comprehensive guide to all 383 Australian mammals. 274 pages. More details…

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Softback £22.50 £19.99

 

Complete Guide to the Reptiles of Australia

Steven Wilson & Gerry Swan

448 pages. More details…

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Diving & Snorkelling Guide to Tropical Marine Life of the Indo Pacific Region

Diving & Snorkelling Guide to Tropical Marine Life of the Indo Pacific Region

Matthias Bergbauer & Manuela Kirschner

224 pages. More details…

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Softback £12.99 £11.69

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Wildlife (General)

Australia, The East: Travellers' Wildlife Guide

Australia, The East: Travellers' Wildlife Guide

Les Beletsky

A very useful guide with illustrations of over 650 of the area's most common fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. 544 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 22.2 x 14.4 x 3.2 cm Softback £18.99

Wildlife of Australia

Wildlife of Australia

Iain Campbell & Sam Woods

Handy photographic pocket guide to the most widely seen birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and habitats of Australia. 286 pages. More details…

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Softback £14.95 £12.95

Handbook of Australian Wildlife

Handbook of Australian Wildlife

Steve Parish

A photographic guide - conveniently sized. Features 280 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, frogs, fishes and land and marine invertebrates. 304 pages.

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(LxWxD) 16.6 x 11.6 x 2 cm Softback £39.95 £19.95

Hawaii

Hawaii

Les Beletsky

Colour illustrations of more than 300 of the islands' most common fishes, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and essentially every Hawaiian bird. 416 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 22.2 x 14.4 x 2.4 cm Softback £18.99

Field Guide to the Wildlife of New Zealand

Field Guide to the Wildlife of New Zealand

Julian Fitter

Invaluable field guide, with photographs of most of the vertebrate species and many typical examples of invertebrates and flora. 276 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 18.9 x 11.5 x 1.8 cm Softback £16.99 £15.99

 

The Reef

Iain McCalman

A Passionate History 360 pages. More details…

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Hardback £20.00 £16.99

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