Darryl Jones is fascinated by bird feeders. Not the containers supplying food to our winged friends, but the people who fill the containers, scatter the crumbs or seeds, or leave the picnic scraps behind for the birds.Here, Jones t... read more

The Birds At My Table: Why we feed wild birds and why it matters

This revised second edition of the popular Field Guide to the Birds of the ACT illustrates in colour all the birds likely to be seen in and near the ACT. It has easy-to-follow descriptions in a compact format. Only local birds are shown making this Field Guide much simpler to use than comprehensive national guides.

Nophoto

This is a book of the discovery of birds and the places they live. Everywhere we go there are birds, and they all have mysteries to be unravelled. These mysteries include the way they look, from bizarre to apparently mundane, why they live wher... read more

Birds in Their Habitats: Journeys with a Naturalist

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 Nature Writing

The Pacific Ocean has been the focus of our fascination for as long as we have lived beside and on it. It covers one-third of Earth's surface - greater than all of the planet's landmasses combined. It contains half of the world's water, hides its deepest places, and is home to some ... read more

Big Pacific

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 Nature Writing

Beginning with Yuka, a 39,000-year-old mummified woolly mammoth recently found in the Siberian permafrost, each of the sixteen essays in Animals Strike Curious Poses investigates a different famous animal named and immortalised by humans. Here are the starling that ... read more

Animals Strike Curious Poses

History is full of strange animal stories, invented by the brightest and most influential, from Aristotle to Disney, and they reveal as much about us and the things we believe as they do about the animals they misrepresent. We once thought that eels were born ... read more

The Unexpected Truth About Animals

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 Nature Writing

Wildernesses are places where humankind can experience the world in its rawest, most elemental form. They are often regions of extremes-very hot or very cold; extremely dry or saturated with water; densely forested or devoid of trees. But what they have in common is an untouched qual... read more

Wilderness

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 Nature Writing

Reprint coming soon. Around Australia's highest mountain lies a rare ecosystem, an alpine area of outstanding beauty and diversity, strikingly different from other alpine ecosystems of the world but with common features. Kosciuszko Alpine Flora describes and illustrates... read more

Kosciuszko Alpine Flora

When we enter the world of venom, we enter the realm of one of the most diverse, versatile, sophisticated and deadly biological adaptations ever to have evolved on Earth. Since it first appeared in ancient jellyfish and sea anemones, venom has prov... read more

Venom: The Secrets of Nature's Deadliest Weapon

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 Nature Writing

Before best-selling author Helen Macdonald told the story of the goshawk in H Is for Hawk, she told the story of the falcon, in a cultural history of the masterful creature that can “cut the sky in two” with the “perfectly aerodynamic profile of a raindrop,” as sh... read more

Falcon

Butterflies and moths are among the most beautiful and most-studied creatures in nature. Caterpillars, the juvenile stage, are just as diverse, alluring, and fascinating - and deserve to be admired and observed just... read more

The Book of Caterpillars: A life - size guide to 600 species from around the world