Birds and animals

Australian Animals

Australian Animals

Australian AnimalsMatt Chun It took millions of years and a diverse range of habitats for Austral...

Australian AnimalsMatt Chun It took millions of years and a diverse range of habitats for Australian wildlife to evolve into what we see today. The result is many of the world’s most striking and beautiful animals, including some that are stranger than fiction. In 'Australian Animals', acclaimed artist Matt Chun showcases the remarkable Australian species that have captured the imagination of the world. From the iconic cockatoo to the elusive platypus, from the great white shark to the tiny f...

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Extinct

Extinct

Extinct: Artistic Impressions of Our Lost WildlifeBenjamin Gray Australia is home to an incredibl...

Extinct: Artistic Impressions of Our Lost WildlifeBenjamin Gray Australia is home to an incredible diversity of native animals. While Australian animals are among the most unique in the world, they are also among the most endangered, with hundreds currently on the brink of extinction. We must act quickly if we are to save these species, as once gone, they are gone forever. 'Extinct' is a collection of artworks from established and emerging Australian fine artists, each depicting an Australian...

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The Ferals that Ate Australia

The Ferals that Ate Australia

The Ferals that Ate AustraliaGuy Hull Dangerous predators and ravenous herbivores: the story of A...

The Ferals that Ate AustraliaGuy Hull Dangerous predators and ravenous herbivores: the story of Australia's feral nightmare. Isolation was once the impenetrable barrier that protected Australia and its unique fauna. But a little over two hundred years ago a foreign power took possession and brought with it the foreign animals that now dominate the country's ecosystem. They are the enemy within. Since that time, around 10 per cent of Australia's endemic terrestrial mammalian species have becom...

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Creatura Creatura

Creatura

Creatura: Strange behaviours and special adaptationsBec Crew From strange behaviours to special a...

Creatura: Strange behaviours and special adaptationsBec Crew From strange behaviours to special adaptations, Australian science writer Bec Crew celebrate how alien yet relatable so many of the creatures that live amongst us can be. This collection of stories focuses on Australia and the local region, which is home to some perfectly charming oddballs. About the Author:Bec Crew is a Sydney-based science communicator with a love for weird and wonderful animals. From strange behaviours and specia...

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100 Australian Birds 100 Australian Birds

100 Australian Birds

100 Australian BirdsGeorgia Angus, foreword by Professor Tim Flannery A beautifully illustrated a...

100 Australian BirdsGeorgia Angus, foreword by Professor Tim Flannery A beautifully illustrated and jargon-free guide for the new generations of Australian birdwatchers. '100 Australian Birds' is a beginner's guide to the world of birdwatching. From the outside, this strange hobby of birdwatching appears to consist of sizeable camera lenses, khaki pants that are pulled up too high, and gruelling treks in pursuit of rare bird species. But for those who haven't been scared off by jumbo field gu...

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Celebrating Australias Magnificent Wildlife Celebrating Australias Magnificent Wildlife

Celebrating Australias Magnificent Wildlife

Celebrating Australia's Magnificent Wildlife: The Art of Daryl DicksonDaryl Dickson 'The Art of D...

Celebrating Australia's Magnificent Wildlife: The Art of Daryl DicksonDaryl Dickson 'The Art of Daryl Dickson' is a celebration of her diverse style and beautiful work. From black-winged stilts to brushtail possums, see the variety and colour of Australian wildlife contained in one wonderful book. Dickson’s passion for the conservation of wildlife and wild places has informed and inspired her work. She highlights the natural beauty of species that deserve to be saved in what is essential read...

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A Guide to Crickets of Australia A Guide to Crickets of Australia

A Guide to Crickets of Australia

A Guide to Crickets of AustraliaDavid Rentz and You Ning Su Identify Australia's crickets with th...

A Guide to Crickets of AustraliaDavid Rentz and You Ning Su Identify Australia's crickets with this detailed and fully illustrated guide. Cricket song is a sound of the Australian bush. Even in cities, the rasping calls signify Australia's remarkable cricket biodiversity. Crickets are notable for a variety of reasons. When their population booms, some of these species become agricultural pests and destroy crop pastures. Some introduced species are of biosecurity concern. Other crickets are im...

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Australian Magpie Australian Magpie

Australian Magpie

Australian Magpie: Biology and Behaviour of an Unusual SongbirdGisela Kaplan An insight into the ...

Australian Magpie: Biology and Behaviour of an Unusual SongbirdGisela Kaplan An insight into the cognition, communication and social structure of this iconic Australian bird. The Australian magpie is one of our nation's most popular and iconic birds. It is loved for its impressive vocal abilities, propensity to play, excellent parenting and willingness to form enduring friendships with people. Written by award-winning author Gisela Kaplan, a leading authority on animal behaviour and Australia...

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Bees of Australia Bees of Australia

Bees of Australia

Bees of Australia: A Photographic GuideJames Dorey Bees are the darlings of the insect world. It ...

Bees of Australia: A Photographic GuideJames Dorey Bees are the darlings of the insect world. It is a great joy to see these tenacious insects hard at work, peacefully buzzing from flower to flower on warm and sunny days. Many people recognise the worth of bees, as well as that they face many threats. But very few know about the diversity and importance of our native bee species. There are an estimated 2000 to 3000 bee species in Australia, yet we know very little about the vast majority of t...

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A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia

A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia

A Field Guide to Spiders of AustraliaRobert Whyte and Greg Anderson Australians have a love-hate ...

A Field Guide to Spiders of AustraliaRobert Whyte and Greg Anderson Australians have a love-hate relationship with spiders. Spiders inspire fear, especially dangerous species such as the Redback and Sydney Funnelweb. Yet, Peacock Spiders, whose males spread a colourful fan and wave their legs in a courtship dance to impress females, have won rapturous appreciation worldwide. 'A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia' uses photographs of live animals to enable identification of commonly encounter...

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The Catch

The Catch

The Catch: The Story of Fishing in AustraliaAnna Clark In every coastal town in Australia, there'...

The Catch: The Story of Fishing in AustraliaAnna Clark In every coastal town in Australia, there's a bait shop and a boat ramp, and, in garages around the country, fishing rods are strung up waiting for their next outing. Many of us have a special fishing spot, and families pass on tips from generation to generation and exchange fishy tales of amazing catches and near misses. Bringing her personal passion for throwing in a line, author Anna Clark celebrates the enduring pleasure of fishing in...

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Field Guide to the Birds of Australia

Field Guide to the Birds of Australia

Field Guide to the Birds of Australia: 8th EditionKen Simpson and Nicolas Day The most comprehens...

Field Guide to the Birds of Australia: 8th EditionKen Simpson and Nicolas Day The most comprehensive one-volume book of identification that shows all Australian bird species. Since it was first published in 1984, Simpson and Day's 'Field Guide to the Birds of Australia' has been one of the most - if not the most - respected bird guide in the country. It has sold over 500,000 copies. The guide contains 132 superb full-colour plates showing all Australian bird species; key points of identificat...

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