A Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand


Author: Julian Fitter,Don Merton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780691153513

Category: Nature

Page: 288

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New Zealand is commonly described as "the land of birds." Now, there is an easy-to-use guide for all those interested in this country's remarkable bird population. A Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand contains over 600 stunning photographs of the more than 350 bird species likely to be seen in this area of the world. Comprehensive and compact, the book includes full descriptions of all native species and regular visitors, distribution maps and measurements, key information on national parks, and useful information on ongoing conservation efforts in the country. Filled with handy tips for nature enthusiasts wanting to make the most of their trip, this is the only bird guide that anyone exploring this region will need. 600+ color photographs feature more than 350 bird species with full descriptions Distribution maps and measurements Key information on national parks helps readers find the best spots for bird sightings Useful information on conservation efforts Guidelines on sensible behavior for encountering nature at its best

Hand Guide to the Birds of New Zealand


Author: Hugh Robertson,Barrie Heather

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198508311

Category: Nature

Page: 168

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This beautifully illustrated handguide, provides a comprehensive guide to the birds of New Zealand . Robertson and Heather include detailed information on identification, habitat and location

The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand


Author: Barrie D. Heather,Hugh Robertson

Publisher: Penguin New Zealand

ISBN: 9780143020400

Category: Birds

Page: 440

View: 944

A further revised edition of the definitive Guide to New Zealand Birds. This is the only field guide to birds that is officially endorsed by the Ornithological Society of New Zealand. Hugh Robertson has further updated the book from its revision in 2000. As well as being a comprehensive, systematic guide to identification, the book is beautifully illustrated with seventy-four pages of original colour drawings representing every bird species in New Zealand. Every detail of the bird's life is covered including habitats, populations, conservation, breeding, behaviour and feeding habits. Hugh Robertson and Barrie Heather are two of New Zealand's most renowned bird experts. Hugh is the driving force behind DOC's Kiwi Recovery Programme.

The Reed Field Guide to New Zealand Birds


Author: Geoff Moon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780811713993

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 7942

More than 360 full-color images as well as up-to-date information on each bird's common and scientific names, habitat, distribution, physical characteristics, voice, food, and breeding habits. Plumage differences between the sexes are shown.

The Birds of Prey of Australia

A Field Guide to Australian Raptors


Author: Stephen J. S. Debus

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Category: Nature

Page: 152

View: 5906

The Birds of Prey of Australia is a comprehensive guide to the wide variety of raptors indigenous to Australia. Included in this easy to use field guide are some of the most spectacular birds found anywhere in the world: eagles, falcons, goshawks, and harriers all feature prominently in this fully illustrated book. Written with both amateur bird watchers and professional ornithologists in mind, Stephen Debus highlights many unique, notable raptors, including those most at risk. Like its predecessor, Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds: Volume 2, The Birds of Prey of Australia is an exhaustive review. Included are twenty-four full color plates and fifty black and white illustrations and line drawings, depicting the flight, posture, display, feeding and hunting patterns, and courtship rituals of some of the world's most amazing birds. Also provided are profiles of the biology of each species.

Collins Field Guide to New Zealand Wildlife


Author: Terence Lindsey,Rod Morris

Publisher: HarperCollins (New Zealand)

ISBN: 9781869508814

Category: Animals

Page: 375

View: 6434

First published in 2000, the Collins Field Guide to New Zealand Wildflife quickly became a classic of its kind. Familiar to both national and international travellers keen to identify the birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, freshwater fish and invertebrates commonly encountered in this country, its combination of authoritative yet clear and precise textual descriptions and stunning photographs proved an instant winner. Now, more than 10 years on, this classic field guide has been updated and extended to make it even more useful to travellers with an interest in natural history and ecology. Retaining its useful glovebox-friendly format, the significantly expanded text will also include the latest research findings and changes in classification and nomenclature that have occurred in the past 10 years, along with new photographs where appropriate. Including both native and introduced species, each entry succinctly describes both habits and habitats, distribution, classification, breeding patterns, food and recognition tips to assist amateur identification.

A Field Guide to the Native Edible Plants of New Zealand


Author: Andrew Crowe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780143019220

Category: Botany

Page: 192

View: 2566

A practical field guide to New Zealand's native edible plants. Over 190 trees, shrubs, herbs, ferns, mushrooms, lichens and seaweeds are described in detail in this useful and attractive book, with information on which part is edible and when, how plants have been utilised, particularly by Maori, their nutritional value, and where they can be found. In a separate section, Andrew Crowe also describes important poisonous plants that are native to New Zealand or are likely to be confused with the edible plants. Illustrated with line drawings and colour photographs, this informative book will be of interest to trampers, botanists and all who appreciate New Zealand's native flora.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New Zealand


Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409349160

Category: Travel

Page: 384

View: 3937

The DK Eyewitness New Zealand Travel Guide is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of New Zealand effortlessly. DK Eyewitness New Zealand Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you. Now available in PDF format.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America


Author: Jon Lloyd Dunn,Jonathan K. Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9780792253143

Category: Nature

Page: 503

View: 7746

A completely revised and updated fifth edition of the popular birding handbook provides identification tips, full-color artwork, new locator and range maps, information on behavior and nesting, new plumage and species classification data, and other valuable facts about more than eight hundred North American birds. Original. 75,000 first printing.