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 Nature Writing

A new in-depth field guide to Australian birds
The Australian avifauna is large, diverse, and spectacular, reflecting the continent's impressive habitats and evolutionary history. Looking at more than 900 species, The Australian Bird Guide is the most comprehensi... read more

The Australian Bird Guide

Listening to birdsong provides a huge amount of pleasure to people all around the world, but which species are the most melodious and produce the best songs? Hannu J nnes has created this beautifully illustrated and very useful bo... read more

World's Best Birdsongs : The Songs and Calls of 80 Iconic Species

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 ... read more

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

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 Nature Writing

Parrots have always captured the imagination of humans thanks to their bright plumage and ability to mimic speech. This beautifully illustrated book on the world's parrots explores all aspects of their lives, as well as the various parrot families, and showcases beautiful p... read more

Parrots of the World

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

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 where they live, and the things they do, many of which are far too incr... 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

For well over a century, the Night Parrot lured its seekers into Australia's vast, arid outback. From the beginning it was a mystery bird. Fewer than 30 specimens were collected before it all but disappeared, offering only fleeting glimpses and the occ... read more

Night Parrot - Australia's Most Elusive Bird

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 Nature Writing

Bee hives might look like seething anarchy at first glance, but bees know exactly what they are doing. The universe of the beehive is an intricately organised, delicately balanced ecosystem. From the mighty queen to the lowliest worker bees, ... read more

The Honey Factory: Inside the Ingenious World of Bees

"Papa Goose is destined to become a classic. This book has everything in it I love: great animals beautifully portrayed as individuals; cool science; drama, discovery, and personal transformation."  --Sy Montgomery, author of ... read more

Papa Goose - One Year, Seven Goslings, and the Flight of My Life

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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