New Zealand Bird Views : OYSTERCATCHERS

Author: Raewyn Adams



Category: Oystercatchers

Page: 46

View: 213

The New Zealand bird views series highlights the common birds in New Zealand - the birds we view every day but tend to take for granted because they are always there. This volume presents over 100 previously unpublished photographs of the two species of common oystercatcher in New Zealand: South Island pied oystercatcher (SIPO) Variable oystercatcher The book shows birds flying, feeding, nesting and raising their young. The text provides some background detail and the photos are used to illustrate the birds' lives as much as possible. Look for further titles in the series.


Author: Susan Fletcher

Publisher: HarperPerennial


Category: Sisters

Page: 384

View: 857

From the author of the award-winning 'Eve Green', 'Oystercatchers' is a heart-rending tale about the bonds of sisterhood and one woman's great remorse.

Shorebirds of the Northern Hemisphere

Author: Richard Chandler

Publisher: A&C Black


Category: Nature

Page: 448

View: 429

A lavishly illustrated photographic guide to all shorebird species of the northern hemisphere.

New Scientist





Page: 80

View: 389

New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.


Author: John Marchant

Publisher: A&C Black


Category: Science

Page: 352

View: 620

This is a review of the whole family of waders. This seminal title remains the definitive book on waders – known in the US as shorebirds. Everything you might want to know about these masters of shore and wetland.

Bizarre Birds

Author: Jonathan P. Latimer

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 708

A field guide to odd birds such as roseate spoonbills, snail kites, anhimas, burrowing owls, and greater prairie chickens.


An Illustrated Behavioural Ecology

Author: Jan van de Kam

Publisher: BRILL


Category: Shore birds

Page: 368

View: 160

The migration, feeding and breeding of shorebirds are explained in a comprehensive but simple and visually stunning form. The core of the book is based on studies of shorebirds and other waterbirds that migrate along the East Atlantic Flyway. The emphasis is on those using the Dutch, German and Danish Wadden Sea, but examples from the rest of the world are also included.