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The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand

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Viking Books
Birds (ornithology), New Zealand, Birds & Birdwatching - General, N
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9453765M
ISBN 100143020404
ISBN 139780143020400

The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand is astonishingly comprehensive, covering the identification, status, and distribution of wild birds seen anywhere in the New Zealand region. Up to date and featuring the latest research, this handy volume represents every bird species of New Zealand in seventy-four stunning, original, color paintings by a leading New Zealand bird artist, including Cited by: The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand Paperback – May 1, by Hugh Robertson (Author), Barrie Heather (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 4/5(1). The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand is the modern classic of the genre – the tried and trusted reference for lovers of New Zealand birds.

Comprehensive, reliable and easy to use, this fourth revised edition features: species, including 35 new additions – the book. species, including 35 new additions – the book's biggest revision since first publication 85 stunning colour paintings of New Zealand birds, including rare and recently extinct species an introduction to key bird-watching sites distribution maps and an in-depth guide to field identification an additional handbook section that includes.

The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand aims to help the user to identify wild birds seen anywhere in the New Zealand region, and also follows its predecessor, A Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand by Falla, Sibson and Turbott in providing the reader with a brief and informative summary of what is known about the birds found there.

New Zealand is commonly described as “the land of birds.” Now, there is an easy-to-use guide for all those interested in this country’s remarkable bird population. A Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand contains over stunning photographs of the more than.

This is the only field guide to birds that is officially endorsed by the Ornithological Society of New Zealand. Hugh Robertson has further updated the book from its revision in As well as being a comprehensive, systematic guide to identification, the book is beautifully illustrated with seventy-four pages of original colour drawings /5(16).

Get this from a library. The field guide to the birds of New Zealand. [B D Heather; Hugh A Robertson; Derek J Onley] -- The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand is the modern classic of the genre - the tried and trusted reference for lovers of New Zealand birds.

The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand (fourth revised edition) By Barrie Heather & Hugh Robertson, illustrated by Derek Onley. pages, 85 colour paintings. Published in The only field guide to New Zealand birds officially endorsed by Birds New Zealand, this is the most authoritative reference available – a wonderful celebration of [ ].

Although New Zealand supports relatively few species of landbirds, it boasts some forty-five endemics, some of which, such as saddlebacks, Kokako, and Stitchbird (itself a new family), are among the most endangered birds on Earth. It's also richly endowed with seabirds and is one of.

A further revised edition of the definitive Guide to New Zealand Birds. This is the only field guide to birds that is officially endorsed by the Ornithological Society of New Zealand.

Hugh Robertson has further updated the book from its revision in As well as being a comprehensive, systematic guide to identification, the book is beautifully illustrated with seventy-four pages of original 4/5(1).

The predecessor of this book, The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand enabled users to identify wild birds seen anywhere in the New Zealand region.

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That book was in two parts: the first section was an identification guide with colour plates and distribution maps, while the second section gave more detailed information on the biology and ecology of the species described/5(28).

A Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand contains over stunning photographs of the more than bird species likely to be seen in this area of the world. Comprehensive and compact, the book includes full descriptions of all native species and regular visitors, distribution maps and measurements, key information on national parks, and Brand: Princeton University Press.

New Zealand is commonly described as "the land of birds." Now, there is an easy-to-use guide for all those interested in this country's remarkable bird population.

A Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand contains over stunning photographs of the more than bird species likely to be seen in this area of the world/5(10). Every bird of town, bush, swamp, island, beach, river and the sea is here - accurately, intricately, and beautifully observed.' - Steve Braunias- author of How to Watch a Bird The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand is the modern classic of the genre - the tried and trusted reference for lovers of New Zealand birds/5(10).

Titipounamu (Rifleman, New Zealand wren) Oystercatcher (Torea) Albatross (Toroa) New Zealand Robin (Toutouwai) Tui (Parson Bird) New Zealand Dotterel| Tuturiwhatu (New Zealand Dotterel) Tuturuatu (Shore Plover) Weka (Woodhen) Weweia (New Zealand dabchick) Whio (Blue Duck).

The book is a descendant of the original field guide to the birds of New Zealand, produced by Falla, Sibson and Turbott inbut is a completely new work.

Like the original field guide, this volume has close links to the Ornithological Society of New Zealand, and the authors are donating their profits to the society to support bird research. Guide to one of the worlds most popular birding destinations Text and photos by premier New Zealand bird photographer.

The first photographic field guide to the birds of New Zealand, this book features more than full-color images of the countrys dramatic bird lifeup to four photographs for each speciesas well as up-to-date information4/5(2).

A classic revised: the new edition of this monumental and much-loved book features its biggest update ever. A wonderful celebration of New Zealand's extraordinary and diverse birdlife. The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand is the modern classic of the genre – the tried and trusted reference for lovers of New Zealand birds.

Moon, Geoff. THE REED FIELD GUIDE TO NEW ZEALAND BIRDS. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole. ISBN: A photographic guide with more than color photos.

The photos are excellent, but the book is not much of a field guide. The field guide to the birds of New Zealand. Authors: Barrie Heather & Hugh Robertson; artist: Derek Onley. A further revised edition of the definitive guide to New Zealand birds.

This is the only field guide to birds that is officially endorsed by the Ornithological Society of New Zealand. Get this from a library. Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand ( Edition), the. [Heather and Robertson Hugh Barrie] -- The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand is the modern classic of the genre - the tried and trusted reference for lovers of New Zealand birds.

Comprehensive, reliable and easy to use, this fourth. The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand is the modern classic of the genre - the tried and trusted reference for lovers of New Zealand birds. Comprehensive, reliable and easy to use, this fourth revised edition features: * species, including 35 new additions - the book's biggest revision since first publication * 85 stunning colour paintings of New Zealand birds, including rare and /5(4).

But is it better than the reigning champion, Field Guide To The Birds Of New Zealand. For me, yes. Birds Of New Zealand is more interesting to browse, carries more information and some will.

The Reed Field Guide to New Zealand Birds by Geoff Moon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This is the only field guide to birds that is officially endorsed by the Ornithological Society of New Zealand.

Hugh Robertson has further updated the book from its revision in As well as being a comprehensive, systematic guide to identification, the book is beautifully illustrated with seventy-four pages of original colour drawings.

A Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand. Product Details. Category: books SKU: TMB Title: A Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand Author: R. Falla, R. Sibson and E. Turbott Book binding: Hardcover Publisher: Collins Year of publication: Condition: GOOD Description.

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pages. Green pictorial dust jacket over pink cloth Rating: % positive. Well, I'm a book junkie. And when I saw a copy of Barrie Heather & Hugh Robertson's The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand (Viking, ) at the Auckland Zoo, I just had to have it.

So that was my other bird book on my trip. In almost every way the Heather and Robertson guide is a very different book than the Princeton Illustrated Checklist.

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Comprehensive, reliable and easy to use, this fourth revised edition features: species, including 35 new additions – the book.New Zealand is commonly described as the land of birds. Now, there is an easy-to-use guide for all those interested in this country’s remarkable bird population. A Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand contains over stunning photographs of the more than bird species likely to be seen in this area of the world.

Comprehensive and compact, the book includes full descriptions of all.A Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand is an easy-to-use guide for all those interested in this country’s remarkable bird population.

It contains over stunning photographs of the more than bird species likely to be seen in this area of the world.