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 Nature Writing

A new in-depth field guide to Australian birdsThe 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 comprehensive fiel... read more

The Australian Bird Guide

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

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.

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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

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

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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

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 Nature Writing

Every year around August, large flocks of Eastern Curlews leave their breeding grounds in the Arctic and embark on a perilous 10,000km journey to the coast of Australia. The birds cannot swim; if they become exhausted and fall into the ocean, they die. But it’... read more

The Eastern Curlew

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

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