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A Field Guide to the Fungi of Australia

By: A. M. Young

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, UNSW Press: 2004

Seller ID: 9780868407425

ISBN: 0868407429

Condition: New


Australia is world-renowned for its often extraordinary and unique natural environment – including many of its plants and animals. This beautiful little book highlights an often overlooked, but just as remarkable, aspect of our natural world: Australia’s fungi. Many are brightly coloured, some fluorescent; some are elegant, others squat; some are fragrant, more still are highly toxic. This field guide showcases many of these species in all their splendour. With descriptions of more than 170 species, this is the most comprehensive general guide to Australia's Fungi. It includes species fr... View more info

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A Guide to Australian Pythons in Captivity

By: Adam Elliott

Price: $62.00

Publisher: Australia, Reptile Publications: 2014

Seller ID: 9780987244772

ISBN: 0987244779

Condition: New


This 216-page title is the latest pet owner/breeder reference on Australian pythons in captivity to be published in Australia. Written by Adam Elliott, with contributing authors, Dr Robert Johnson presenting the Health and Disease chapter, and Dr Justin Julander presenting the Taxonomy, Hybridisation and Morphs sections, the information is aimed at all levels of expertise in reptile keeping. All aspects regarding the captive care of pythons are presented in a simple-to-read layout. Over 400 images support details on general management including selection, handling, housing, temperature, thermo... View more info

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Anglers Journal and Almanac 2019 : Tide and Fishing Predictions : Fishing Diary : Solar and Lunar Fishing

By: AFN Compilation

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Australia, Australian Fishing Network: 2018

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 9781865133577

ISBN: 1865133574

Condition: New


To be successful every angler needs to record their trip and catch details for future use. When a journal also contains plenty of technical information to help you catch more fish then its a necessity. The Anglers Journal & Almanac for late 2018 through 2019 has solar and lunar peak fish activity and feeding times, the tides for each Australian State with local variations, basic knots and rigs, selected fish weight from length conversion tables, basic boating regulations and lure colour selection charts based on depth and the prevailing conditions. With plenty of pages to record your catches a... View more info

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Australian Encyclopedia of Fishing

By: AFN Pro Staff

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Australian Fishing Network: 2017

Seller ID: 9781865133171

ISBN: 1865133175

Condition: New


The new Australian Encyclopedia of Fishing covers everything the successful and beginner angler needs to know. In over 400 colour pages there are hundreds of techniques, tips, fishing systems an fishing tactics outlined for every style of fishing in Australia. Whether you fish in freshwater, saltwater, from Darwin to Hobart or Perth to Sydney there is every technique for every angler. No matter what your preference: lurecasting, fly fishing, game fishing, bait fishing or sport fishing – it is covered. There is an extensive state by state location guide, tackle, saltwater boat fishing, ... View more info

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Nest Boxes for Wildlife : A Practical Guide

By: Alan Franks and Stacey Franks

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Bloomings Books: 2006

Edition: Reprinted with Corrections

Seller ID: 9781876473204

ISBN: 1876473207

Condition: New


Much of Australia's wildlife will not survive without hollows for nesting. The complete practical guide with extensive plans. The book is ideal for your garden! With some basic carpentry skills you can build a nest box, and be rewarded by the pleasure of watching the activities of the wildlife that take up residence. Nest boxes are a great idea since they: attract wildlife back into gardens thereby introducing breeding and other enriching activities into our daily lives; may assist populations of endangered species; make an unusual gift for a nature loving friend; provide pleasure for nursing ... View more info

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The Butterflies of Australia

By: Albert Orr and Roger Kitching

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Jacana: 2011

Seller ID: 9781741751086

ISBN: 174175108X

Condition: New


The world over people love butterflies but few understand much more about them than their physical beauty. The Butterflies of Australia offers a unique guide to help identify the nearly 400 species to which our continent plays host but with its focus on living butterflies, it is much more than an identification guide. Within its pages is a concise but broad, non-technical introduction to butterfly biology, history, ecology, evolution and conservation. Hundreds of meticulous illustrations show adult butterflies in life, flying or perched, among the plants and animals of their natural habitat,... View more info

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In Search of Ancient Queensland : A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide [Softcover]

By: Alex Cook and Andrew Rozefelds

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2015

Seller ID: 9780977594306

ISBN: 0977594300

Condition: New


The search for ancient Queensland is a journey through deep time, revealing its unique landscapes, a fascinating geology and, most importantly, its incomparable fossils. This beautifully illustrated book charts the complex evolution of life over the past 250 million years, set against a backdrop of momentous geological events and dramatic environmental change. It offers tantalising, but incomplete, glimpses of the primeval environments that have shaped modern Queensland and, in doing so, signposts understanding of our largely unknown future. In Search of Ancient Queensland celebrates the... View more info

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In Search of Ancient Queensland : A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide [Hardcover]

By: Alex Cook and Andrew Rozefelds

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2015

Seller ID: 9780977594306HC

ISBN: 0977594300

Condition: New


The search for ancient Queensland is a journey through deep time, revealing its unique landscapes, a fascinating geology and, most importantly, its incomparable fossils. This beautifully illustrated book charts the complex evolution of life over the past 250 million years, set against a backdrop of momentous geological events and dramatic environmental change. It offers tantalising, but incomplete, glimpses of the primeval environments that have shaped modern Queensland and, in doing so, signposts understanding of our largely unknown future. In Search of Ancient Queensland celebrates the remar... View more info

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The Bee Book: Beekeeping Basics, Harvesting Honey, Beeswax, Candles & Other Bee Business

By: Ann Cliff

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Aird Books: 2010

Seller ID: 003195

ISBN: 0947214607

Condition: New


Honey has been an important food for people for thousands of years. Their desire for it led to the, domestication of bees, through crafting artificial beehives and manipulating the bees' food sources. But quite apart from the harvests of honey and wax, the life-giving role of bees in pollinating many plants that people rely on for food, has made them the stuff of legend, mystery, worship and, nowadays, also controversy. Although some people believe that our reliance on bees for the cultivation of food crops is much exaggerated (as some major staples like rice, wheat and even potatoes don't nee... View more info

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Staffordshire Bull Terriers [used book]

By: Anna Katherine Nicholas

Price: $9.00

Publisher: USA, T.F.H. Publications: 1990

Edition: KW-157

Seller ID: 0866225943

ISBN: 0866225943

Condition: Good


This book, illustrated entirely with full-color photos and drawings, presents sensible, easy-to-follow recommendations about selecting and caring for a Staffordshire Bull Terrier. It concentrates on providing readers with the information they need and want - all given in an interesting and easy-to-read style. Following is just a partial listing of the topics covered: History of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier; Description of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier; Grooming; Selecting Your Dog; The New Family Member; Feeding Requirements; Accommodations; Housebreaking and Training; Behavior Modification... View more info

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Wild Spirit : How a year in the African rainforest changed an Australian woman's life

By: Annette Henderson

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2009

Seller ID: 9781741666717

ISBN: 1741666716

Condition: New


In June 1975, Australian couple Annette and Win Henderson find themselves stranded in Libreville, Gabon, after travelling halfway across Africa. When a thief robs their Kombivan, they are left penniless - with no way to go back and no way to go on. They are saved by a chance meeting with a local expat, who offers them jobs in a remote mining camp in the mountains, close to the Congo border, in a region never visited by tourists, accessible only by canoe. At the camp, Annette battles isolation, culture shock and the challenges of a job for which she is ill-prepared. She finds solace and joy in ... View more info

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Wild Spirit : How a year in the African rainforest changed an Australian woman's life [used book]

By: Annette Henderson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2009

Seller ID: 1741666716

ISBN: 1741666716

Condition: Good


In June 1975, Australian couple Annette and Win Henderson find themselves stranded in Libreville, Gabon, after travelling halfway across Africa. When a thief robs their Kombivan, they are left penniless - with no way to go back and no way to go on. They are saved by a chance meeting with a local expat, who offers them jobs in a remote mining camp in the mountains, close to the Congo border, in a region never visited by tourists, accessible only by canoe. At the camp, Annette battles isolation, culture shock and the challenges of a job for which she is ill-prepared. She finds solace and joy in ... View more info

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Nature's Gifts: Answers to Questions about Honey, Pollen and all things Bees

By: Athol Craig and Skaidra Craig

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Athol Craig: 2016

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780646911335

ISBN: 0646911333

Condition: New


UPDATED REPRINT 2016 Did you know that to collect a kilo of honey, bees need to visit one million plants? In going about their daily lives, bees provide plants with pollination necessary for reproduction and biodiversity, and they provide food for many species from ants to insects to birds. They are also an integral part of the self-sufficiency approach to sustainable production. The authors look after over 100 honey and native bee hives. They have run bee workshops in schools and colleges, mead-making workshops for grown ups and started successful bee clubs. This book contains the an... View more info

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Keep Chickens! Tending Small Flocks in Cities, Suburbs and Other Small Spaces

By: Barbara Kilarski

Price: $22.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 9781580174916

ISBN: 1580174914

Condition: New


No matter how small your lot is, you can keep chickens and enjoy fresh eggs every morning. Barbara Kilarski shares her passion for poultry as she fills this guide with tips and techniques for successfully raising chickens in small spaces. Spotlighting the self-sufficient pleasures of tending your own flock, Kilarski offers detailed information on everything from choosing breeds that thrive in tight quarters and building coops to providing medical care for sick animals. You'll have fun as you keep happy and productive chickens. View more info

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Exploring Nature Great Apes: Discover the exciting world of chimps, gorillas, orangutans, bonobos and more

By: Barbara Taylor

Price: $23.95

Publisher: UK, Armadillo Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003123

ISBN: 1861474520

Condition: New


This book helps you discover the exciting world of chimps, gorillas, orangutans, bonobos and more, with over 200 pictures. The lifestyles, environments and physical characteristics of great apes are captured in accessible text, dramatic wildlife photographs and detailed illustrations. You can visit remote but threatened habitats, from the misty mountains of Africa to the dark and dappled rainforests of South-east Asia. Focus features zoom in on detailed areas of ape existence, such as how chimpanzees use tools, and what life is like for a baby orangutan. Myth boxes collect the most popular sto... View more info

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A Handbook to Australian Seashells : On Seashores East to West and North to South

By: Barry Wilson

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 2002

Seller ID: 9781876334420

ISBN: 1876334428

Condition: New


A Handbook to Australian Seashells will help you to identify most of the shells you find, no matter where you are on the Australian coast. It includes over 375 species of the most common seashells found along our seashores. Each one is illustrated with a beautiful colour photograph showing its colours, patterns, shape and sculpture. View more info

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Australian Snakes: A Pictorial Guide *** OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Belinda Edwards

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, The Five Mile Press: 2009

Seller ID: 000631

ISBN: 1742116183

Condition: New


Did you know? Snakes can go two years without eating. Over one million people are bitten by snakes every year. Australian Snakes identifies over forty of our most commonly found snakes, and provides a full-colour photograph and identifying features for each one. As well, there is comprehensive information about snake bites, including prevention and first aid, as well as general information on snakes, such as feeding habits, and basic anatomy and physiology. An easy-to-read guide for students, bushwalkers and anyone interested in learning more about Australian snakes. It looks in detail at over... View more info

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Bugs # Mini Encyclopedia

By: Belinda Gallagher

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Miles Kelly Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 003149

ISBN: 1782094458

Condition: New


A perfect introduction to comprehensive bugs books for kids, Mini Encyclopedia Bugs is small enough to slot into school bags, making this a fantastic resource for school projects and homework at key stage 2. This compact, comprehensive children's encyclopedia uses clear, bulleted facts and incredible info panels to explain everything from the life cycle of butterflies, how spiders feed and why bees collect nectar. Every topic is supported by photographs, realistic artwork and detailed diagrams, and colour-coded sections make navigation through the topics easy and quick. Chapters and topic ex... View more info

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Spiderwatch: A Guide to Australian Spiders: A Guide to Australian Spiders Revised Edition

By: Bert Brunet

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2008

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: A1128

ISBN: 1876334495

Condition: New


"Illustrated with an identification guide, colour drawings and photographs, Spiderwatch is an easy-to-use and practical field manual. It contains advice on where to find spiders and how to draw, photograph and take notes on them as well as on anatomy and evolution. More than 100 of the most frequently encountered Australian spiders are depicted. Most of these are described in detail, with information on toxicity, habitat and prey capture. As well, Spiderwatch includes facts on Australia's dangerous spiders and advice on first aid." About the Author: Bert Brunet is an acutely observant... View more info

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Australian Fishing Encyclopedia : Freshwater and Saltwater

By: Bill Classon and Nigel Webster

Price: $49.99

Publisher: Australia, Australian Fishing Network: 2019

Edition: Fully Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9781865133737

ISBN: 1865133736

Condition: New


The Australian Anglers Encyclopedia covers everything the successful and beginner angler needs to know. In over 450 colour pages there are hundreds of techniques, tips, fishing systems and fishing tactics outlined for every style of fishing in Australia. Whether you fish in freshwater, saltwater, from Darwin to Hobart or Perth to Sydney there is every technique for every angler. No matter what your preference: lurecasting, fly fishing, game fishing, bait fishing or sport fishing it is covered. There is an extensive angler dictionary, baits and rigs guide, saltwater boat fishing, saltwater shor... View more info

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Freshwater Fishes of Australia : A must have guide to help beginners and seasoned anglers to catch more fish

By: Bill Classon and Stephen Booth

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Australia, Australian Fishing Network: 2019

Seller ID: 9781865133355

ISBN: 1865133353

Condition: New


Freshwater Fishes of Australia is an invaluable reference for freshwater anglers and amateur conservationist alike. This book contains detailed descriptions and accurate coloured illustrations for every freshwater species, both native and introduced in Australian waters. Along with the illustrations, it notes distinguishing features of each fish, its habits, sporting and eating qualities, distribution and environmental status. A must have reference book for recreational anglers and naturalists. View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits 4th Edition

By: Bob Bennett

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2009

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: A1154

ISBN: 1603424563

Condition: New


Whether you're interested in raising rabbits for show, meat, fur, or as pets, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to keep your animals healthy and productive. Offering expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, humane handling, routine medical care, and dealing with diseases, Bob Bennett also provides tips on how to make raising rabbits a financial lucrative endeavour. Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits will help both the commercial producer and the backyard fancier achieve their rabbit-raising goals. View more info

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The Metal Detecting Bible : Helpful Tips, Expert Tricks and Insider Secrets for Finding Hidden Treasures

By: Brandon Neice

Price: $27.95

Publisher: USA, Ulysses Press: 2016

Seller ID: 9781612435275

ISBN: 1612435270

Condition: New


THE ULTIMATE A-TO-Z GUIDE REVEALING EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO BECOME A METAL DETECTING EXPERT Nothing is as thrilling as finding cool (and often valuable) stuff right under your feet. So grab this guide and get ready to dig up more and more finds. Packed with helpful information on making your search successful and exciting, The Metal Detecting Bible serves up step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and useful photos that can turn you into a professional treasure hunter. From quick-start tips for novices to insider secrets for the most experienced hobbyists, this hands-on guide is the u... View more info

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Poultry Breeds : The Pocket Guide to 104 Essential Breeds

By: Carol Edarius

Price: $16.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2017

Edition: Pocket Edition

Seller ID: 9781612126920

ISBN: 1612126928

Condition: New


Poultry Breeds is a fresh field guide of feathered friends with stunning photos highlighting the beauty and unique attributes of 104 chicken, duck, goose, and turkey breeds. Each profile outlines the bird's history, physical characteristics, and common uses, with specially noted fun facts sprinkled throughout. This pocket-size, browsable guide is easy to use, and author Carol Ekarius knows her birds: she has been writing about livestock for nearly 20 years and has raised her own for decades. View more info

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Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds

By: Carol Ekarius

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 9781580176675

ISBN: 1580176674

Condition: New


More than 128 birds strut their stuff across the pages of this definitive primer for intrepid poultry farmers and feather fanciers alike. From the Manx Rumpy to the Redcap and the Ancona duck to his Aylesbury cousin, each breed is profiled with a brief history, detailed descriptions of identifying characteristics, and colourful photography. Comprehensive and fun, Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds celebrates the personalities and charming good looks of North America's quirkiest barnyard birds and waterfowl. 288 pages View more info

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Pocketful of Poultry : The Pocket Book of Poultry Breeds

By: Carol Ekarius

Price: $16.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 9781580176774

ISBN: 1580176771

Condition: New


Poultry in a pocket-size book? Why not, when the birds in question are neatly corralled into an appealing little volume, just right for gift giving, easy browsing, or tucking into a bag or pocket for quick reference at a poultry show or auction. More than 100 poultry pals show their amazing colours in full-page images that capture their good looks and lively personalities. Intricate feather patterns, imposing crests and wattles, and grinning beaks are just a few of their appealing features. From laying hens to heritage turkeys to adorable ducks, here are all the common barnyard favourites, plu... View more info

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Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle and Pigs

By: Carol Ekarius

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: A1159

ISBN: 1603420363

Condition: New


From the large-tailed Karakul sheep to the floppy-eared Gloucestershire Old Spot pig, North America is home to an extraordinary array of livestock. Comprehensive, colourful, and captivating, Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs features full-colour profiles of 163 livestock breeds. Whether you're looking for a gentle domestic backyard animal or are hoping to introduce a rare heritage breed on your farm, you're sure to find an animal that's perfect for your needs. 320 pages. View more info

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Cesar Millan's Short Guide to a Happy Dog : 98 Essential Tips and Techniques

By: Cesar Millan

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, National Geographic: 2014

Seller ID: 9781426213281

ISBN: 142621328X

Condition: New


After more than 9 seasons as TV's Dog Whisperer, Cesar Millan has a newmission- to use his unique insights about dog psychology to create stronger,happierrelationships between humans and their canine companions. Both inspirational and practical,A Short Guide to aHappyDogdraws on thousandsof training encounters around the world to present 98 essential lessons. Takentogether, they will help any owner apply the key aspects of Cesar's celebratedphilosophy to create the most fulfilling life possible with their dogs. In these pages, Cesar delves into crucial themes that go beyond obedience-sch... View more info

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Cesar Millan's Lessons From The Pack : Stories of the Dogs Who Changed My Life

By: Cesar Millan with Melissa Jo Peltier

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, National Geographic: 2018

Seller ID: 9781426218828

ISBN: 1426218826

Condition: New


In this inspiring book, best-selling author and "Dog Whisperer" Cesar Millan uses decades of experience to reveal the many ways that dogs and people can enrich each other's lives, sharing eight essential life lessons imparted by a group of very special dogs he's trained over the years. From his roster of celebrity clients to his reality television series, Cesar Millan is America's most sought-after dog behavior expert. Now, he reveals the amazing ways that our pets can teach us. In this affecting book, he shares eight heartwarming stories about the dogs that have inspired him the most--and the... View more info

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Be the Pack Leader : transform your dog ... and your life

By: Cesar Millan with Melissa Jo Peltier

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Hodder: 2009

Seller ID: 9780340976456

ISBN: 0340976454

Condition: New


Bestselling author, Cesar Millan, takes his principles of dog psychology a step further, showing you how to develop the calm-assertive energy of a successful pack leader and use it to improve your dog's life - and your own. Filled with practical tips and techniques as well as success stories from his fans, clients (including the Grogan family), and his popular television show Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, Cesar helps you understand and read your dog's energy as well as your own so that you can move beyond just correcting behavioural issues and take your connection with your dog to the ne... View more info