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Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

By: Densey Clyne

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2013

Seller ID: 9781877069840

ISBN: 1877069841

Condition: New


This book is for those people who want to see more butterflies fluttering into their backyards.The life cycle of 32 common Australian butterflies are featured here, together with the names of the plants on which they like to feed. There are practical ways of turning any garden, large or small, formal or informal, country or suburban, into a butterfly garden. By carefully planning your planting, you can persuade these delightful creatures to take up residence with you. This edition has been fully revised and updated, including new species and distribution maps. Stunning photographs will help yo... View more info

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Your Backyard Birds : Understanding the Behaviours, Habits and Needs of Our Brilliant Birds

By: Dr Grainne Cleary

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2019

Seller ID: 9781760297350

ISBN: 1760297356

Condition: New


The remarkable relationships between our often cheeky birds and humans in Australian backyards all over the country are revealed with humour and charm. An ideal gift for any bird lover. A beautiful, inspiring and heartwarming book about our human relationships with the birds who share our backyards. 'Do you ever wonder what birds are talking about as they fly by you? The sounds and songs of birds constantly surround us as we go about our lives. But what are they talking about? Or are they even talking or just mindlessly squawking and chirping? Why are so many urban birds so loud? Is there a m... View more info

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Create More Butterflies : a guide to 48 butterflies and their host-plants for south-east Queensland and northern New South Wales *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Frank Jordan and Helen Schwencke

Price: $33.95

Publisher: Australia, Earthling Enterprises: 2005

Seller ID: 9780975713808

ISBN: 0975713809

Condition: New


This book contains over 250 full colour photos of butterfly lifecycles and caterpillar food plants for 48 different species of butterflies that occur in the south-east Queensland and northern New South Wales. Thirty-one of the 48 species covered were raised from butterfly eggs laid on host plants grown in a 16 perch (405 sq m) inner suburban garden in Brisbane. All photos are of living animals. Much other information is also covered. The Butterflies Australian Painted Lady Blue Tiger Blue Triangle Bordered Rustic Caper Gull Caper White Chequered Swallowtail Chocolate Argus Clearwing Swallowta... View more info

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Backyard Bird Sounds with CD: Includes Songs and Calls of 74 Common Species

By: Fred Van Gessel

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2015

Seller ID: 9781921517457

ISBN: 192151745X

Condition: New


Our backyard birds provide an endless source of interest and entertainment. From noisy honeyeaters squabbling over wattle flowers to tine pardalotes flitting high in the treetops. This remarkable and very useful book and audio CD combination will help the reader to identify a wide selection of common species by sight and sound. A little knowledge of the songs and calls of our birds goes a long way to identifying the surprisingly extensive range of species which inhabits the average Australian backyard. Each audio track is numbered to coincide with the guide for quick reference. The bo... View more info

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A First Book of Australian Backyard Bird Songs

By: Fred Van Gessel

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2019

Seller ID: 9781925546408

ISBN: 1925546403

Condition: New


Whether you’re 5 years old or 65, it’s never too late to get to know the feathered friends in your backyard, and learning their songs will open your eyes to a whole new world. Therefore this beautifully illustrated sound guide is the perfect way to introduce both children and adults to the wonders of bird song. Each of the 12 species covered – Tawny Frogmouth, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Rainbow Lorikeet, Laughing Kookaburra, Superb Fairywren, Noisy Miner, Pied Butcherbird, Australian Magpie, Pied Currawong, Willie Wagtail, Silvereye and Welcome Swallow – has a short description explaini... View more info

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Attracting Frogs to Your Garden : Creating an Ideal Habitat for Native Frogs in Your Own Backyard [used book]

By: Kevin Casey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Kimberley Publications: 1996

Seller ID: 0958762805

ISBN: 0958762805

Condition: Good


Creating a frog-friendly garden is easy, fun and environmentally beneficial. Attracting frogs to your garden is a complet guide to 'frogscaping', the increasingly popular art of transforming your backyard or property into a welcome habitat for local native frogs. It offers practical advice on the essential of enjoying frogs in your garden, including: Raising tadpoles; Constructing a backyard frog pond; Frog-friendly plants; Native frog identification tips; Frog-spotting; Frog calls and mating; Frog photography; Amphibians as predators and prey; Providing food, shelter and moisture for your f... View more info

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Green Guide : Garden Birds of Australia

By: Peter Slater and Sally Elmer

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2015

Seller ID: 9781921517501

ISBN: 1921517506

Condition: New


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 Authors: Peter Slater (born 1932) is an Australian ornithologist, wildlife artist and photographer. Slater grew up in Western Australia and moved to North Queensland in 1966. He began photographing birds from an early age, has won numerous awards i... View more info

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Australian Wildlife on Your Doorstep

By: Stephanie Jackson

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2019

Seller ID: 9781925546309

ISBN: 1925546306

Condition: Good


A very useful and eye-opening book which will inspire people to step outside their front doors and discover the amazing world of wildlife that is all around us. Packed full of inspiring stories and tips, each chapter enthuses readers about the incredible variety of wildlife experiences and species that can be found close to home, and helps them to ‘tune in’ to nature. If you thought you knew everything there was to know about your local wildlife, and seen everything there is to see, then think again. This unique guide to the birds, animals and invertebrates that can be found close to the a... View more info

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Green Guide : Parrots of Australia

By: Terence Lindsey

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: 9781864363067

ISBN: 1864363061

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: Terence Lindsey is an experienced zoologist, naturalist, ornithologist, writer, photographer and illustrator and has travelled widely throughout Australasia and written e... View more info