Natural history

Pheasants, partridges & grouse

Steve Madge and Phil McGowan

NZD $179.00

Covering almost 260 species of gamebirds, this book focuses on identification, status and distribution, habitats and geographical variation. Many of these species are both exotic and endangered, some are kept in private aviaries, while others are exploited commercially.

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Birds of Western Africa

Nick Borrow and Ron Demey

NZD $230.00

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Handbook of bird identification for Europe and the Western Palearctic

Mark Beaman and Steve Madge

NZD $245.00

This is the most comprehensive guide to identification of the birds of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East yet published. Its importance for birders within and outside the region is difficult to exaggerate.

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Starlings and mynas

Chris Feare, Adrian Craig illustrated by Barry Croucher, Chris Shields and Kamol Komolphalin

NZD $130.00

A comprehensive illustrated guide to the Old World family of birds in the HELM IDENTIFICATION series. The Indo-Malayan and Afro-tropical varieties are covered, along with the New World immigrants, and the text together with drawings, maps and photographs show aspects of bird behaviour, distribution and natural history.

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Birds of Bhutan

Carol Inskipp, Tim Inskipp and Richard Grimmett

NZD $75.00

This book is a major contribution to the ornithology of the Himalayan region. It is the first detailed guide to Bhutan and will prove an invaluable field reference for anyone birdwatching in this beautiful country.

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Tits, Nuthatches and Treecreepers

Simon Harrap and David Quinn

NZD $130.00

This guide covers all 110 of the world's species of tits, nuthatches and creepers. The Parulidae (true tits), Remizidae (penduline tits) and Aegithalidae (long-tailed tits) form the bulk of the book (78 species), with a further 24 species of nuthatch and eight creepers.

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Birds of Nepal

Richard Grimmett, Carol and Tim Inskipp

NZD $89.99

Containing information to identify all species in Nepal and illustrating over 780 species in colour, this is the definitive guide to the birds of Nepal.

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Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania

Dale Zimmerman and Don Turner

NZD $186.99

Kenya has an ornithological species list of over 1300, reserves in which to see the birds, and organized tours throughout the country. This guide to seeing birds in Kenya and Northern Tanzania covers every species to have occurred in the regions, and illustrates them all. It covers the essentials of identification and offers information on all the species. The book contains 1000 distribution maps.

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Path of the Pole

Charles H. Hapgood

Format: Paperback

NZD $39.99

This riveting account of how the poles have often changed position on the earth's surface is the culmination of Hapgood's comprehensive and meticulous research into Antarctica, ancient maps and the geological record.

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Why Does My Cat...?

Sarah Heath

NZD $27.99

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