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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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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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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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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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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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Dragonflies: Catching, Identifying, How and Where they Live

By: Chris Earley

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Canada, Firefly Books: 2013

Seller ID: 003991

ISBN: 1770851860

Condition: New


Dragonflies are as fascinating as they are beautiful. In this book readers will learn how to observe them in the wild and have them hover as close as their nose! Dragonflies and their close relatives, damselflies, have been around longer than dinosaurs and can be found on all continents except Antarctica. One dragonfly species makes the longest migration of any insect in the world. Dragonflies can be found in wetlands, forests, fields and even backyards. This illustrated guide to dragonflies and damselflies is packed with all the facts about what they are, what they eat, and what eats them. Th... View more info

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Australia's Mammal Extinctions: A 50 000 Year History [POD]

By: Chris Johnson

Price: $119.95

Publisher: Australia, Cambridge University Press: 2006

Seller ID: A1266

ISBN: 0521686601

Condition: New


NOT IN STOCK - THIS IS A PRINT ON DEMAND TITLE WHICH TAKES 7-10 DAYS TO RECEIVE INTO STOCK - PLEASE TAKE THIS TIMEFRAME INTO ACCOUNT WHEN ORDERING. Of the forty mammal species known to have vanished in the world in the last 200 years, almost half have been Australian. Our continent has the worst record of mammal extinctions, with over 65 mammal species having vanished in the last 50 000 years. It began with the great wave of megafauna extinctions in the last ice-age, and continues today, with many mammal species vulnerable to extinction. The question of why mammals became extinct, and why so m... View more info

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The Snake Ranch Guide to Reptile Care

By: Chris Williams

Price: $24.95  $9.95

Publisher: Australia, Australian Reptile Classifieds: 2014

Seller ID: 003684

Condition: New


The Snake Ranch Guide to Reptile Care is a brilliant new addition to introductory husbandry guides for Australian reptile species. Designed for new keepers and children it features an abundance of photographs and easy to understand text. The contents include - Introduction, Buying a Reptile, Housing, Building an Enclosure, Record Keeping, Feeding, Sloughing (shedding), Bites, Australian Reptile Quick Facts, A New Era for the Hobby, The Pygmy Pythons (Children's, Pygmys, Spotteds, Stimson's, Banded Pygmys), Medium Sized Pythons (Woma, Bredl's, Inlands, Jungles, Darwins, Greens, Diamonds, Roug... View more info

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Ants of Brisbane: A Queensland Museum Pocket Wild Guide

By: Christopher James Burwell

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2007

Seller ID: 003425

ISBN: 0977594327

Condition: New


Ants are everywhere! In Brisbane, more than 350 species of ants probably call the city home - large ones, small ones, black, brown, slow-moving, fast-moving and those that sting. Whenever you see ants, pull out this intriguing little guide and hopefully you wil be able to put names to at least some of the city's more common species. This pocket companion contains detailed descriptions of over 100 different species ants inhabiting Southeast Queensland. From funnel ants to fire ants, their habitats, behaviours and even the strength of their bites can all be found here. View more info

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Backyard Insects of Brisbane: A Queensland Museum Pocket Wild Guide

By: Christopher James Burwell

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2008

Seller ID: 003426

ISBN: 0977594394

Condition: New


A comprehensive pocket-sized guide to the insects commonly found in Brisbane backyards. This pocket companion contains information on ants, roaches, bees and many more insects that youll find in a Brisbane household. Filled with their appetites, activities and habitats, its the essential guide for any Brisbanite curious about insects. This guide concentrates on frequently encountered and conspicuous species of six-legged invertebrates that occur in the average suburban backyard. Take a closer look at their activities and habitats in this essential guide to our fascinating native insects. View more info

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Shadow of the Thylacine: One Man's Epic Search for the Tasmanian Tiger

By: Col Bailey

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Five Mile Press: 2013

Seller ID: 000876

ISBN: 1743464851

Condition: New


In 1967 Col Bailey sighted a Tasmanian tiger in South Australia. Then, in 1993, an encounter with an elderly bushman unlocked previously untold information that led Col into the untrodden wilderness of Tasmania's Weld Valley. Now the truth of this discovery can be revealed about an animal that the experts claim is long extinct. View more info

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The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia

By: David Andrew

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, CSIRO Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: A1262

ISBN: 0643098143

Condition: New


Australia has a rich and unique array of animals, including the largest diversity of marsupials on earth. The recent growth in ecotourism has increased the popularity of mammal-spotting, particularly whale and dolphin-watching, but also spotting of perennial tourist favorites such as koalas and kangaroos. For the first time ever, The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia advises interested amateurs and professionals where to locate many of Australia's mammals. The book describes Australia's best mammal-watching sites state-by-state. It also includes a complete, annotated taxono... View more info

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Owls Frogmouths and Nightjars of Australia [used book][hard to get]

By: David Hollands

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Australia, Bloomings Books: 2008

Seller ID: A1394

ISBN: 1876473649

Condition: Very Good


A comprehensive look at all seventeen Owls, Nightjars and Frogmouths of Australia. Richly illustrated with over 200 photographs, showing all aspects of the birds' lives. View more info

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The Bee Friendly Garden: Easy Ways to Help the Bees and Make Your Garden Grow

By: Doug Purdie

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Murdoch Books: 2016

Seller ID: 9781743367568

ISBN: 1743367562

Condition: New


A grower's handbook to attracting bees and other beneficial insects. Bees are our most important pollinators and they are in decline the world over. They love to live in urban environments, where it's a short flight path from one type of plant to the next. But conventional gardens that favour lawns and pesticides over flowers and edible plants are scaring the good bugs away. The Bee Friendly Garden is a guide for all gardeners great and small to encouraging bees and other good bugs to your green space. Includes: - How bees forage and why your garden needs them - A comprehensive plant ... View more info

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Backyard Bees: A Guide for the Beginner Beekeeper

By: Doug Purdie

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Murdoch Books: 2014

Seller ID: A1132

ISBN: 1743361718

Condition: New


Everything you need to know to keep bees on your rooftop, balcony or in your backyard. Just about anyone can keep bees. All you need is a bit of space in your backyard (or on your rooftop) and a little love for the creatures that pollinate the vegie patches of your neighbourhood. Once introduced to the charms of beekeeping and the taste of warm honeycomb direct from the hive, you'll be hooked. Backyard Bees is the ultimate guide to installing and maintaining a hive through the seasons. Learn how easy it is to keep happy, healthy bees, and how and when to harvest the liquid gold. Includin... View more info

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

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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A Guide to Native Bees of Australia

By: Dr Terry Houston

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, CSIRO Publishing: 2018

Seller ID: 9781486304066

ISBN: 1486304060

Condition: New


An illustrated introduction to the estimated 2000 species of Australian bees. Bees are often thought of as yellow and black striped insects that live in hives and produce honey. However, Australia’s abundant native bees are incredibly diverse in their appearance and habits. Some are yellow and black but others have blue stripes, are iridescent green or wasp-like. Some are social but most are solitary. Some do build nests with wax but others use silk or plant material, burrow in soil or use holes in wood and even gumnuts! A Guide to Native Bees of Australia provides a detailed introduction ... View more info

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Keeping and Breeding Australian Pythons 2nd Edition

By: Edited by Mike Swan

Price: $49.95  $44.95

Publisher: Australia, Mike Swan Publishing: 2007

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780980366709

ISBN: 0980366704

Condition: New


Keeping and Breeding Australian Pythons is the first of Mike Swan's husbandry and breeding guides to Australian reptiles. Mike has gone to great lengths to secure some of Australian's most experienced python breeders to compile this essential guide to breeding some of the worlds most beautiful snakes. Authors include - Kieran Aland, Brian Barnett, Rob Browne-Cooper, Greg Fyfe, Glen Gaikhorst, Russel Grant, Chris Hay, Geoff Heard, Adrian Hemens, Peter Krauss, Dr. David Pearson, Dr. Franciscus Scheelings, Neil Sonnemann, Brad Walker and John Weigel. Comprised of 338 pages, this book covers hous... View more info

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Keeping and Breeding Australian Lizards

By: Edited by Mike Swan

Price: $69.95  $64.95

Publisher: Australia, Mike Swan Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 9780980366716

ISBN: 0980366712

Condition: New


Keeping and Breeding Australian Lizards, edited by Mike Swan. Authored by Kieran Aland (Dragons), Greg Fyfe (Skinks), Grant Husband and Matthew Bonnett (Monitors), John McGrath (Geckos) and Rob Porter (Flap-footed Lizards). Photographs, design and layout by Damian Goodall of Eye For Nature. From the team that brought you Keeping and Breeding Australian Pythons now comes Keeping and Breeding Australian Lizards. Mike Swan has enrolled the services of Australia's most well known and successful lizard breeders to write the most comprehensive book on the captive husbandry and breeding of Australia... View more info

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The Mammals Of Australia Second Revised Edition [used book][hard to get]

By: Edited by Ronald Strahan

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2002

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1876334886

ISBN: 1876334886

Condition: Good


Book in good condition with slight foxing. Some rubbing to edges of cover. Dust jacket only in fair condition with a 15cm taped tear on the back and chipping to extremities of the spine..Inside pages clean and tidy with tight binding. The cover image depicted is a stock image. Revised Edition. This historic publication provides an account of every species of native mammal known to have existed in Australia since European settlement and every introduced species now living in a wild state. The result of many years of intensive research, it is a magnificent photographic record, structur... View more info

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Field Companion to the Mammals of Australia

By: Edited by Steve Van Dyck and Ian Gynther and Andrew Baker

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2013

Seller ID: A1260

ISBN: 1877069817

Condition: New


This invaluable companion to The Mammals of Australia (3rd Ed) is intended to be taken out into the field and used in conjunction with the more comprehensive volume. Genuinely practical in the outdoors, this book includes accounts of 389 species and newly developed, comprehensive identification keys. The Field Companion is introduced by a Mammal Distribution Matrix, which provides a classified checklist of all mammals in Australia (including those extinguished since European settlement) and the distribution of extant species in each State and Territory. Species accounts provide initial diff... View more info

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Mammals of Australia Third Edition

By: Edited by Steve Van Dyck and Ronald Strahan

Price: $129.99  $113.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2006

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9781877069253

ISBN: 1877069256

Condition: New


THIS ITEM TAKES 5-8 DAYS TO COME INTO STOCK SO PLEASE ALLOW THAT TIME FRAME WHEN ORDERING. Now in its third edition, and with over 850 pages, this book provides an account of every species of native mammal known to have existed in Australia. The result of many years of intensive research, The Mammals of Australia has been written by more than 240 authors, all acknowledged experts who have worked in the field with the species they describe. Written in an accessible style, the book provides an account of every species of native mammal known to have existed in Australia since European Settle... View more info

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Bees, Wasps, and Ants: The Indispensable Role of Hymenoptera in Gardens

By: Eric Grissell

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Timber Press: 2010

Seller ID: 001531

ISBN: 0881929883

Condition: New


Few insects are more important than bees, wasps, and ants. They maintain the garden's biological balance, fertilize vegetables, fruits, and flowers, and recycle nutrients within the soil. It's no exaggeration to say that a garden can't be understood without an understanding of its insects. "Bees, Wasps, and Ants" explores the importance of the Hymenoptera and explains how gardeners can encourage (or discourage) them in the garden. Part One includes a summary of their biology and a tour of what role they play in each part of the garden. Part Two takes a closer look at the individual groups wit... View more info

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Care of Australian Wildlife : For Gardeners, Landholders and Wildlife Carers

By: Erna Walraven

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2004

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9781741102079

ISBN: 1741102073

Condition: New


Taking Care of Australian Wildlife is an accessible and practical guide outlining the things we can do to make our backyards safer and friendlier to wildlife and how we can look after injured animals.Even Australians in the heart of cities have frequent encounters with wildlife and we are increasingly aware of how difficult it is for these animals to survive in our modified landscape. The book takes us into the world of various native animals, be they birds, lizards, frogs or mammals explaining their needs for shelter and food but it also instructs us how to safely and hygienically catch, hand... View more info

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The World History of Beekeeping and Honey Hunting [POD]

By: Eva Crane

Price: $306.00  $259.25

Publisher: UK, Routledge: 2000

Seller ID: A1099

ISBN: 0415924677

Condition: New


NOT IN STOCK - THIS IS A PRINT ON DEMAND TITLE WHICH TAKES 7-10 DAYS TO RECEIVE INTO STOCK - PLEASE TAKE THIS TIMEFRAME INTO ACCOUNT WHEN ORDERING. This definitive work by world-renowned bee authority Eva Crane offers a fascinating account of bees and their complex relations with both humans and animals. Comprehensive, absorbing, and lavishly illustrated, this scholarly, yet accessible volume explores how bees, honey and other bee products have been gathered and utilized throughout the world. Beginning with the rock paintings of the Mesolithic cave dwellers, readers will learn about the ... View more info