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A checklist to New Zealand birds, frogs, reptiles, mammals and butterflies.Artist/Author: Wilson, Kerry-Jayne.
This pocket checklist includes all the species of birds, frogs, reptiles, mammals and butterflies that currently have wild populations in New Zealand, plus vagrant species that have been reliably recorded here during the last 25 years. It will enable birdwatchers and naturalists to keep records of the species they see during field excursions in New Zealand.
Great Barrier Island.Artist/Author: Armitage, Don.
This book describes Great Barrier Island’s, New Zealand, history and natural features, including flora, fauna, habitats and endangered species, both terrestrial and marine.
Wild Fiordland: discovering the natural history of a World Heritage Area.Artist/Author: Peat, Neville and Brian Patrick.
Introduces a New Zealand World Heritage Area, Fiordland National Park, one of the world’s great wilderness areas. Located on the southwest coast of New Zealand, much of its landscape was formed by great valleys carved out by glaciers which are now half-drowned. Milford Sound is one of New Zealand’s most remote but necessary tourist destinations, while Dusky Sound provided a home to Captain Cook’s Resolution and its scientists, as well as artist William Hodges, for five weeks in 1773. This book is for travellers, nature-lovers and scientists alike.
Restoring Kapiti: nature’s second chance.Artist/Author: Brown, Kerry, editor.
Kapiti Island is best known as a sanctuary for wildlife. Beginning in 1897, it is one of New Zealand’s longest and most exciting restoration stories. Projects to eradicate possums and rats, and to establish or increase populations of endangered birds such as the Little Spotted Kiwi, have put New Zealand on the map for conservation management. This island provides a home for a variety of endangered birds and other rare flora and fauna.