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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

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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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

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

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

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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

"A satisfying read from a masterful stylist, this will appeal to any fan of nature writing or personal essays." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)
 
Ever since her daughter rescued a fledgling rook several years ago, Esther Woolfson has been fascinate... read more

Corvus: A Life With Birds

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

A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK 'A beautiful book; wise and sharp-eared as its subject' - Robert Macfarlane 'Captivating' - The Times 'Achingly beautiful' - Guardian 'Vivid and engaging' - Sunday Times 'Her softness took my breath away. Deadly beauty. She turned her face towards me. ... read more

Owl Sense

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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