Albatrosses and Petrels Across the World Procellariiformes.. \23,800
by Michael Brooke.448p. 2005
Visiting all the world's seas, the 125 species of albatross and petrel are the most oceanic and widespread of all seabirds.
In this comprehensive and elegantly written book, Michael Brooke has brought together a wealth of information on
all aspects of the biology and conservation of the species.
The Grebes Podicipedidae.by Jon Fjeldsa,320p. 2005 \23,800
The Crebes, Iike its companions in the series, is an indispensable work of reference for al] who are interested in birds.
It covers their origin and evolution, biology, behaviours, and communications, and how these intriguing birds have adapted
to exploit their environment.
The Bowerbirds Ptilonorhynchidae. \23,800
by Clifford B. Frith, Queensland Museum, Australia 416p. 2O05
Dawn Frith, Queensland Museum, Australia These fascinating birds found in New Guinea and Australia are characterized by
their unique and to woo the females. The bowerbirds provides the most up-to-date information on their life history
relationships, and biology.
The Herons Ardeidae. by James Kushlan. 433p. 2005 \26,000
Notable for their sociality, herons are a strikingly beautiful part of the wetlands they inhabit. Covering their biology distribution,
description, systematics, breeding, feeding, and conservation, both authors have distilled their lifetimes' research into one
elegantlywritten and beautifully illustrated volume.
Pelicans. Cormorants, and their Allies Pelecaniformes. \23,800
by J. Bryan Nelson, Aberdeen University 528p. 2005
Pelecaniformes are found all over the world in marine and freshwater environments. The author has drawn upon forty years of research into
these birds to provide the most comprehensive study to date. This book should enable the reader not only to identify the many spectacular
species, but also to understand their breeding biology
528pp, 12 colour plates by John Bushy 156 b/w
halftones, 62 maps 2004
Ducks, Geese, and Swans Anseriformes. ２冊 \33,600
by Janet Kear, Director of Centres for the wildfowl and Wetlands Trust(retired)
Volume 1: 416p. 2005
Volume 2: 416p. 2005
Wildfowl and screamers belong to a highly diverse family of birds that occurs throughout the world except in Antarctica. This new book
provides an engaging overview of the family followed by accounts of 165 species written by leading wildfowl specialists.
The Cuckoos Cuculidae. \23,800
by Robert B. Payne, University of Michigan 352p. 2005
Cuckoos are the most variable birds in social behaviour and parental care. In this thought-provoking new book, Robert B. Payne presents a new
evolutionary history of the family based on molecular genetics, and uses the family tree to explore their origins and diversity of behaviour.
Tits and Related Species Paridae \23,800
by Christopher Perrins. Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology 352
These species are both well known and well loved: few species are so well observed by both the amateur and professional ornithologist
alike. In this comprehensive new book, Christopher Perrins draws together wide-ranging studies to provide a fascinating insight into
these popular birds.
The Hawaiian Honeycreepers Drepanidinae. \23,800
by H. D. Pratt, Lousiana State University Museum,336p. 2005
This book is the most up to date work on honeycreepers, covering the life history, relationships, and biology of the birds.
The honeycreepers are famed for their unique evolutionary history as a geographically isolated group that has undergone a
spectacular burst of adaptions to the islands of the Hawaiian archipelago.
The Birds of Paradise Paradisaeidae. \18,200
by Clifford B. Frith, & Bruce M. Beehler, Smithsonian Institution, 644p. 1998
an exhaustive summary of literally everything known about all 42 birds of paradise masses of details are rendered digestible
Nightjars and their Allies The Caprimulgiformes. \18,200
by D. T. Holyoak, Botanical Consultant 480p. 2001
Until now, the existing literature on this largely nocturnal group has lacked information about their biology and evolution.
This book rectifies these omissions in a fascinating and comprehensive account.
Fairy-Wrens and Grasswrens Maluridae. \18,200
by lan Rowley, CSIRO, Australia Eleanor Russell, CSIRO, Australia 296p. 1997
'an excellent and clearly written introduction this book is an important scientific contribution and should be part of the
library of anybody interested in ornithology or behavioural ecology.
Ratites and Tinamous Tinamidae, Rheidae, Dromaiidae, \18,200
Casuariidae, Apterygidae, Struthionidae. by Stephen Davies, Curtin University of technology, 336p. 2002
The first comprehensive account of the groups since 1877, and the first to explore the little known tinamous.
Toucans, Barbets, and Honeyguides Ramphastidae, Capitonidae, and \18,200
Indicatoridae. by Lester L. Short, 630p. 2001
This book covers in unmatched detail the life history, relationships, biology, and conservation of all the world's toucans,
barbets, and honeyguides.
Avian Incubation Behaviour, Environment, and Evolution. \14,000
by D. C. Deeming, Freelance Scientific Avian Incubation Consultant 436p. 2002
a welcome addition to ornithological literature, and simply the fact that it is the very first review of research in the field
alone already makes it well worth buying lbis
Harriers of the World Their Behaviour and Ecology. \4,200
by Robert Simmons, Ornithologist, Fitzpatrick Institute, Cape Town 384p.2000
the book is remarkably compact, written in an engaging and easily accessible style, and features many beautiful line drawings . . .
everyone with even a passing interest in how and why birds do what they do . . . should add this volume to their bookshelves.
Bird Migration A General Survey Second Edition. (H)\16,800
by Peter Berthold, Max-Planck Institute for Ornithology, 266p. 2001 (P)\ 7,700
The question of how birds migrate over enormous distances with apparently minimal guidance continues to excite both professional and
amateur ornithologists. Nearly ten years have elapsed since Peter Berthold wrote the first acclaimed edition.
The Evolution of Avian Breeding Systems. \18,200
by J. David Ligon, Professor of Biology, University of New Mexico 526p. 1999
This is the first book to combine the themes of sexual selection, parental care, and mating systems, and to focus exclusively on birds.
The New Encyclopedia of Birds \9,800
by Christopher Perrins, Edvard Grey Institute of Field Ornithology, 640pp, 2003
The definitive single-volume guide to all the bird families of the world. Beautifully illustrated with spectacular photography of birds in
their natural habitats. Unsurpassed scholarship presented in everyday language.
A team of renowned biologists and conservationists gives a systematic account of every family covering their form and function,
distribution, diet, social behaviour, and breeding biology. With one-eighth of all bird species now under threat, special attention is
given to environmental and conservation issues. A fully revised and updated successor to the same editor's acclaimed Encyclopedia
of Birds (1990), this comprehensive reference work is a 'must have' book for any amateur birdwatcher or ornithology student.
The Birds of the Western Palearctic Concise Edition \13,860
A concise, updated, two-volume version of Cramp's masterpiece edited by Professor C.M. Perrins and Dr D.W. Snow. Birdwatch Book
of the Year 1997 simply the best book on birds ever published. The illustrations are simply exquisite
Vol. 1: 1,084 p.
Vol. 2: 748p. numerous colour plates, colour maps, Iine illust. endpaper maps, 1997
The Birds of the Western Palearctic
Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa
by the late stanley Cramp, K. E. L. Simmons.
Volume II: Hawks to Bustards \11,200
Volume VII: Flycatchers to Shrikes \11,200
Volume VIII: Crows to Finches \11,200
Volume IX: Buntings and New World Warblers \11,200
Black: Partnerships in Birds 1996 \15,400
Cooke: The Snow Geese of La Perouse Bay \12,600
Goss- Custard: The Oystercatcher \15,400
Hill: A Red Bird in a Brown Bag \13,860
Rothstein: Parasite Birds and Their Hosts \29,400
Starck: Avian Growth and Development \16,660
Zann: The Zebra Finch \15,400
Handbook of Australian, New Zealand, and Antarctic Birds.
by Series Editor: Peter Higgins
Arguably the most important scientific natural history publicationever produced in Australia. ‘a perfect combination of
art and science ? and a stunning contribution to the understanding of your unique bird life’.
Volume 1: Ratites to Ducks \49,000
Part A: Ratites to Petrels
Part B: Australian Pelicans to Ducks
by S. Marchant and P.J. Higgins Two volumes
Volume 2: Raptors to Lapwings. by Stephen Marchant \28,000
Volume 3 : Snipe to Pigeons. by P.J. Higgins \35,000
Volume 4 : Parrots to Dollar Birds. by P.J. Higgins \40,600
Volume 5 : Tyrant-flycatchers to Chats. by P.J. Higgins \44,800
Volume 6 : Pardalotes To Strike Thrushes by P.J. Higgins \44,800
1,300p. numerous colour plates, illustration, maps, and figures, 2003
detailed descriptions of 126 species, and 43 colour plates by renowned birdartists depicting all of these species in fine detail.
A Field Guide to the Raptors of Europe, the Middle East, and \8,260
by William S. Clark 1999
A Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka. by John Harrison 1999 \9,800
A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America \11,060
by Steve N. G. Howell and Sophie Webb 1985
A Field Guide to the Birds of West Malaysia and Singapore \9,800
by Allen Jeyarajasingam and Alan Pearson 1999
A Guide to the Birds of the Phillippines. \10,500
by Robert Kennedy, 2000Pedro C. Gonzales, Edward Dickinson 2000
A Field Guide to the Birds of China \9,100
by John MacKinnon 2000
A Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo, Sumatra, \9,100
Java, and Bali - The Greater Sunda Islands. by J. MacKinnon 1993
The Birds of South America - Volume II: The Suboscine Passerines \11,060
by Robert S. Ridgely 1994
南米の鳥 Vol. II:スズメ目亜鳴禽編
Hand Guide to the Birds of New Zealand \5,460
by Hugh Robertson and Barrie Heather 2001
Birds of the Indus.by Mubashir Hasan 2003 \3,620
Covers over 230 birds from different species along with illustrations and a complete description of their size, habits, and habitat
Birds of Delhi. by Ranjit Lal 2003 \3,620
An introduction to the various birding areas in and around the city, and highlights of the birds found there.
The Birds of Northern Melanesia - Speciation, Dispersal, and \7,000
by Ernst Mayr and Jared M. Diamond 2002
A unique and powerful data set with which to examine critical issues in ecology and evolution.
The Birds of Sulawesi. by Derek Holmes 2003 \5,860
The Birds of Peninsular Malaysia. by Derek Holmes 1998 \5,860