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The field guide to the birds of New Zealand

Author: B D Heather; Derek J Onley; Hugh A Robertson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1997.
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This guide to the birds of New Zealand aims to help the user to identify wild birds seen anywhere in the New Zealand region, and also to provide the reader with a brief and informative summary of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: B D Heather; Derek J Onley; Hugh A Robertson
ISBN: 0198501463 9780198501466 0198501455 9780198501459
OCLC Number: 37609987
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published: Auckland, N.Z. : Viking, 1996.
Description: 432 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Identification Guide --
Plates, facing text and maps --
Handbook --
Kiwi --
Apterygidae Grebes --
Podicipedidae Albatrosses --
Diomedeidae Shearwaters, Fulmers, Prions and Petrels --
Procellariidae Storm Petrels --
Oceanitidae Penguins --
Spheniscidae Tropicbirds --
Phaethontidae Pelicans --
Pelecanidae Gannets and Boobies --
Sulidae Shags --
Phalacrocoracidae Darters --
Anhingidae Frigatebirds --
Fregatidae Herons, Egrets and Bitterns --
Ardeidae Ibises and Spoonbills --
Threskiornithidae Waterfowl --
Anatidae Contents List --
Page 2 Contents cont'd Raptors --
Accipitridae and Falconidae Gamebirds --
Phasianidae Rails, Gallinules and Coots --
Rallidae Cranes --
Gruidae Painted Snupe --
Rostratulidae Oystercatchers --
Haematopodidae Stilts and Avocets --
Recurvirostridae Pratincoles and Coursers --
Glareolidae Plovers, Dotterels and Lapwigs --
Charadriidae Snipe, Sandpipers, Godwits and Curlews --
Scolopacidae Phalaropes --
Phalaropodidae Skuas --
Stercorariidae Gulls, Terns and Noddies --
Laridae Pigeons and Doves --
Columbidae Cockatoos and Parrots --
Cacatuidae and Psittacidae Cuckoos --
Cuculidae Typical Owls --
Strigidae Barn Owls --
Tytonidae Swifts --
Apodidae Kingfishers --
Alcedinidae Rollers --
Coraciidae New Zealans Wrens --
Acanthisittidae Larks --
Alaudidae Swallows and Martins --
Hirundinidae Pipits --
Motacillidae Cuckoo-shrikes and Trillers --
Campephagidae Bulbuls --
Pycnonotidae Accentors --
Prunellidae Thrushes --
Muscicapidae Old World Warblers --
Sylviidae Whistlers and allies --
Pachycephalidae Australasian Warblers --
Acanthizidae Monarch Flycatchers --
Monarchidae Australasian Robins --
Eopsaltriidae White-eyes --
Zosteropidae Honeyeaters --
Meliphagidae Buntings, Cardinals and Tanagers --
Emberizidae Finches --
Fringillidae Sparrows and Weavers --
Ploceidae Starlings and Mynas --
Sturnidae Wattlebirds --
Callaeidae Woodswallows --
Artamidae Bell Magpies --
Cracticidae Birds-of-Paradise, Bowerbirds and Piopio --
Paradisaeidae Crows and Jays --
Responsibility: Barrie D. Heather & Hugh A. Robertson ; illustrated by Derek J. Onley.
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