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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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

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 Nature Writing

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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

Awards:Shortlisted for Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2016.

'I think that, if required on pain of death to name instantly the most perfect thing in the universe, I should risk my fate on a bird's egg' Thomas Wentworth Higginson, 1862 How are eggs of different shapes made, and why are they the shape they... read more

Most Perfect Thing : Inside (And Outside) a Bird''s Egg'

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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

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All Animal Beings is a `coffee table book' containing beautiful photographs of the animals in our lives that we think we
know best. Some of these animals we call family, some we call foe, some we call food. All Animal Beings will showcase these creatures in a new light, a... read more

All Animal beings

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 Nature Writing

Australia's avifauna is large, diverse and spectacular, reflecting the continent's impressive range of habitats and evolutionary history. With specially commissioned paintings of over 900 species, The Australian Bird Guide is the most comprehensive field guide to Australia... read more

Australian Bird Guide

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 Nature Writing

Marine biologist Micheline Jenner discovered humpback breeding grounds off the Kimberley coast, has swum through orange golfball-sized pygmy blue whale poo to uncover a feeding spot, and is one of very few people to witness a humpback whale giving birth. In The Secret ... read more

The Secret Life of Whales

The dawn chorus: a single voice cutting through the morning mist soon develops into a symphony of different songs hailing the new day. Many of these songbirds are familiar and iconic features of wildlife, and yet much about their lives rema... read more

Songs of Love and War: The Dark Heart of Bird Behaviour

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 Nature Writing

Reading Level:General Adult
Awards:Short-listed for QueensLand Premier's Literary Awards 2011 (Australia).

'The tallest and most stately trees I ever saw in any nobleman's ground in England cannot excel in beauty those which nature presented to our view.' First fleet surgeon Arthur Bowes Eucalypts are a familiar part of our landscape and an integral part of the Australian ide... read more

Eucalypts: A Celebration