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A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Reptiles of Australia

By: Gerry Swan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 1995

Seller ID: 000623

ISBN: 1853685852

Condition: New


This photographic guide is designed as a companion for the traveller, local or international, who is interested in Australian reptiles. The guide identifies 231 species covering the most commonly seen snakes, turtles, tortoises, geckos, lizards, dragons and skinks of Australia. Each entry is approximately 100 words in length and includes common and scientific names as well as measurements. Each species is accompanied by a colour photograph and a distribution map. A general introduction includes information on the group to which each species belongs with reference to the relevant text within th... View more info

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Snakes of Australia # Reed Concise Guide

By: Gerry Swan

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2017

Seller ID: 9781921517891

ISBN: 1921517891

Condition: New


Reed Concise Guide Snakes of Australia, it is the ultimate keep-in-your-pocket guide to Australian snakes. It may be diminutive in size but it punches well above its weight in terms of usefulness, being packed with more than 180 images of all the species most likely to be encountered in Australia. For each of the 170 main species accounts there is at least one photograph for identification and a brief written account listing key ID features, range and habitat, food and behaviour. The book covers all of the most common and widespread species likely to be encountered in Australia – from python... View more info

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Green Guide : Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia

By: Gerry Swan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: 9781864363425

ISBN: 1864363428

Condition: New


Behavioural insights, action photography and your questions answered. The Australian Green Guides have been created for wildlife enthusiasts of all ages. The most commonly asked questions are answered with particular emphasis on fascinating behavioural insights into both common and unusual creatures. The pages are alive with entertaining and informative text accompanied by exciting action photography. About the Author: Gerry kept geckos while at school and after moving to Australia from New Zealand in the 1960s a chance encounter with a blue tongue lizard rekindled his interest in rep... View more info

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A Field Guide to Reptiles of New South Wales 2nd Edition

By: Gerry Swan and Glenn Shea and Ross Sadlier

Price: $34.95  $19.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 9781877069062

ISBN: 187706906X

Condition: New


In A Field Guide to Reptiles of New South Wales you will find every gecko, flap-footed lizard, goanna, dragon, skink, snake and turtle known to live throughout the many habitats of New South Wales. This State reptile guide narrows down the field of species identification to a manageable size for any naturalist. The telltale details that make identification possible lie in the descriptions of families, genera and species; which are accompanied by clear line drawings. Where you need to tune out similar species, simple keys are provided. For herpetologists, the location maps, generated from the A... View more info

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A Field Guide to Reptiles of New South Wales 3rd Edition

By: Gerry Swan and Glenn Shea and Ross Sadlier

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2017

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 9781925546088

ISBN: 192554608X

Condition: New


In A Field Guide to Reptiles of New South Wales you will find every gecko, flap-footed lizard, goanna, dragon, skink, snake and turtle known to live throughout the state's many habitats. The guide narrows down the field of species identification to a manageable size for any naturalist. The telltale details that make identification possible lie in the descriptions of families, genera and species; these are accompanied by clear line drawings. Where you need to tune out similar species, simple keys are provided. For herpetologists, the location maps will prove invaluable. This book is a thorough ... View more info

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A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia Fifth Edition

By: Steve Wilson and Gerry Swan

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2017

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 9781925546026

ISBN: 1925546020

Condition: New


A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia has been the most comprehensive field guide available for Australian reptiles since the first edition was published in 2003. As new species are discovered, known ranges extended and higher quality images become available, updated editions of the book have been written to reflect these changes. This fifth edition includes images, descriptions and maps for all 1,011 species of reptiles described up until the end of December 2016. Some of these are pictured in life for the first time, and many are represented by several images to depict geographical an... View more info