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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: A1428


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;... 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: 003638


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 metic... 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


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 b... 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: 000094


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, Ann... 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: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1058


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 works... 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


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 exis... 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


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-re... 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


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 artwo... 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


"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 fa... 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


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... 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


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... View more info

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The Snake Ranch Guide to Reptile Care

By: Chris Williams

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Australian Reptile Classifieds: 2014

Seller ID: 003684


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... 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


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 ... 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


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 ... 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


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


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 mammal... 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


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: A1131


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 an... 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


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... View more info

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Wildlife of Tropical North Queensland, Cooktown to Mackay: A Queensland Museum Wild Guide

By: Edited by Michelle Ryan and Chris Burwell

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2000

Seller ID: 003422


Tropical North Queensland is one of the world's most beautiful natural areas. Each year thousands of visitors, from across Australia and overseas, are drawn to the region to experience for themselves the lure of its spectacular landscapes and astonishing wildlife. This full colour, identification guide covers the area east of the Great Dividing Range between Cooktown and Mackay (including Cairns and Townsville), and is the first comprehensive publication on the animals o... View more info