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Used Books on Birds for sale
Australian Tropical Birds A Selected Portfolio -by- Clifford Frith & Dawn Frith (1986). ISBN 0958994218.
Illustrated in full colour with location maps and descriptive text. (Tropical Australia Graphics. Qld. 2nd printing. 1986)
Used second hand softcover book. 70 pages. Small stain in upper corner of last two pages. Spine sunned. Else very good condition.
Beginner's Guide To Parrots -by- Greg Jennings (1985). ISBN 0949474207. Birdkeeping. Parrots.
All the information you need to know to start right with Parrots; illustrated with colour photographs. Used second hand hardcover book.
No dust jacket. 52 pages. (Paradise Press. Paradise Point, Qld. 1985) Covers are scuffed with a small scape on outer edge.
Corners of covers are bumped. Previous owner's name written on grubby front free endpaper. Pages are in very good condition.
Birdmania A Remarkable Passion For Birds -by- Bernd Brunner (2017). ISBN 9781760631352. Birds. Many people are crazy for birds;
this book packed with intriguing facts and exquisite and rare artwork showcases an eclectic and fascinating selection of bird devotees, people who love
birds are as captivating and varied as the birds. Used second hand softcover book. Illustrated in colour. 292 pages. (Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest NSW,
2017) Very good condition. Weight 900 grams.
Birds In Bass Strait by Ken Simpson (1972). ISBN 0589071084. Australian Birds. A source book for information on the birds of Australia's Bass Strait region:
physical features and hints for identification, breeding, behaviours, geographical notes. Illustrated with colour and black & white photographs. This book was sponsored by the
Oil and Gas division of The Broken Hill Proprietary Co Ltd. Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 112 pages. (A H & A W Reed Pty Ltd for BHP, Sydney, 1972) Foxing on
reverse of lightly scuffed dust jacket, else in very good condition. Weight 750 grams.
Birds Of Lamington National Park And Environs A Guide's Guide -by- Lloyd Nielsen (1991). ISBN 0646066099.
Illustrated with line drawings and maps. The Lamington National Park covers approximately 20,000 hectares of subtropical rainforest in a pristine state.
This bird guide is intended to be used in conjunction with field guides and scientific documents, to enable easy identification of a particular species
and suggests the best places to locate each species. 144 pages. (self published by Lloyd Nielsen, Canungra Qld, 1991) Foxing on edges of pages, else in
very good condition. Weight 250 grams.
Birds Of New Guinea -by- Bruce M Beehler, Thane K Pratt & Dale A Zimmerman -illustrated by- Dale A Zimmerman
& James Coe (1986). ISBN 0691023948. Field guide to New Guinea birds. The first definitive ornithological field guide,
treating all of the over 700 bird species recorded in the region, illustrated in over 600 in 47 fine colour plates and 8 black
& white halftone plates; covers identification, distribution, ecology, vocalisations, behaviour, habits of the little-known
species, and includes 4 maps showing natural features and important ornithological localities. Used second hand softcover book.
294 pages. (Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ, 1986) Light foxing on edges of pages, else very good condition. Weight 700 grams.
Birds On Cotton Farms A Guide To Common Species And Habitat Management -by- Greg Ford & Nicci Thompson (2006). ISBN 097753170.
Australia's cotton industry has taken steps to address and rectify its impacts on the environment, and adopted the Best Management Practices
environmental management system; this book is all about helping cotton growers increase their knowledge and understanding of our native birds,
the habitats on which they depend and the threats they face, thus highlighting what farmers can do to conserve birds and more broadly our unique
flora and fauna; covers the birds likely to be found in the cotton-growing regions of central-eastern Australia, from the Balonne River Valley in
Queensland, through the Border Rivers, and across the Gwydir, Namoi and Macquarie Valleys in New South Wales. Illustrated in colour. Used second hand
spiral-bound softcover book. 125 pages. (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, Narrabri NSW, 2006) In fine condition.
Field Guide to The Birds of The Australian Capital Territory -by- McComas Taylor & Nicolas Day (1993). ISBN 0959826785.
Australian Birds. Used second hand small softcover book. 90 pages. (National Parks Association of the ACT Inc. Woden, ACT. 1993)
Light foxing on edges of pages. Else in fine condition.
Handbook of The Birds of Europe The Middle East and North Africa: The Birds of The Western Palearctic:
Volume 1: Ostrich to Ducks -edited by- Stanley Cramp et al (1977). ISBN 0198573588. (Oxford University Press. Oxford. 1977)
Used second hand hardcover book. No dust jacket. 722 pages Very good dark blue cloth covers with very good gilt lettering
on the spine. Bookshop bookplate inside front cover. Foxing and marks on edges of pages. All else is very good. Weight 2 kilograms.
Malcolm Arnold's Birds Of The Top End -by- Malcolm Arnold (1997). ISBN 0646324349.
A collection of works painted by contemporary Australian artist Malcolm Arnold during 1996-7 and is the
result of 12 years field observation of the birds of Northern Australia. Small second hand softcover book. 49 pages.
(Barker Souvenirs. Alice Springs, NT. 1997) Front cover creased. Else very good.
Quail And Pheasant Propagation -by- Dennis Hart & T R Mitchell (revised edition 1970). A standard manual
for game-breeding hobbyists and small scale commercial game farmers. Used second hand small softcover booket. 72 pages.
(Wildlife Management Institute, Baltimore M.D., revised ed 1970) Insect damage to edges of covers and spine. Pages are very good.
The Australian Bird-Garden: Creating Havens For Native Birds by Graham Pizzey (2000). ISBN 0207196753. Australian Birds Habitat. Graham Pizzey,
author of 'The Field Guide to the Birds of Australia', draws on his extensive knowledge of Australian birds to inform you and help you create a garden haven of your own with
practical advice on planning and landscaping a native garden, from soil through to pest control and a list of recommended plants for each major Australian city; includes
insights into how bird species interact, why they call, how they feed and their seasonal routines, advice on topics from bird food to nest-boxes to how to deal with unwanted
visitors, and information on how green plants work to create energy and nutrients essential to native birds. Illustrated in colour. Used second hand softcover book. 254 pages.
(Angus & Robertson/HarperCollins, Sydney, 2000) Corners lightly bumped. Names whited out on reverse of front cover and at top of title page, else pages are in fine condition.
Weight 750 grams.
The Biology And Status Of The Long-Billed Corella in Australia -by- W B Emison, C M Beardsell & I D Temby. Proceedings of the
Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology Volume 5 Number 4 May 1994. Used second hand softcover booklet illustrated by black & white photographs, line
drawings, graphs, maps. Pages 211-247. (Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology, Camarillo, California, 1994) Insect damage to covers, pages are in fine condition.
The Complete Guide To Finding The Birds Of Australia -by- Richard Thomas & Sarah Thomas (reprint 1997). ISBN 0952806509.
Covers over 180 of the best bird watching sites found in Australia, many with clear and easy-to-follow maps; all the mainland states and territories
and Tasmania are covered; the larger states are divided into smaller regions to make planning a visit easier; the key and endemic species of each
area are clearly identified; includes a unique bird finder section with helpful hints and details for locating every regular Australian bird species;
appendices provide useful information on the recent taxonomies of Australian birds and lists introduced and vagrant species recorded in Australia;
Glossary of terms. Used second hand softcover book. 280 pages. (Frogmouth Publications, reprint, 1997) Remains of label on
title page and inside rear cover. Ticks and marker dots in margins, some underlining, else very good. Weight 400 grams.
The New Guide to The Birds of New Zealand and Outlying Islands -by- Falla, Sibson and Turbott (1981). Illustrated -by- Elaine Power.
ISBN 0002169282. New Zealand Birds. A complete guide to the native and introduced species of birds in New Zealand the outlying
islands; 315 species illustrated in colour. (Collins. Auckland. Reprint with Addenda. 1981) Used second hand hardcover book.
No dust jacket. Pictorial covers. 247 pages. Covers are grubby. Spine has darkened. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
Waterfowl in Australia -by- H J Frith (1977). ISBN 0589500007. (A H & A W Reed Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1977)
Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 328 pages. Dust jacket is sunned on spine. Shelf wear to edges of boards.
Remainder mark at bottom of pages. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 850 grams.
Wetland Birds Of The Townsville Region (TRBOC Townsville Region Bird Observers Club 2011). Australian Birds.
Information on birds of Townsville's wetland birds, each illustrated with a colour photograph, with common and Latin names, description, and details of feeding habits and
breeding. Used second hand softcover booklet. 58 pages. (Townsville Region Bird Observers Club, Townsville, 2011) Very good condition.
What Bird Call Is That? The Identification Guide Australian Bird Lovers Have Been Waiting For compiled by Terence R Lindsey of the
National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife (1987) Cassettes Not Included. ISBN 0207156018. Australian bird calls and bird song. Cassettes are not included.
Used second hand softcover book. 128 pages. (Angus & Robertson Publishers, Sydney, 1987) Spine sunned, else in very good condition.
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