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Australian Encyclopedia of Fishing

By: AFN Pro Staff

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Australian Fishing Network: 2017

Seller ID: A1354

ISBN: 1865133175

Condition: New


The new Australian Encyclopedia of Fishing covers everything the successful and beginner angler needs to know. In over 400 colour pages there are hundreds of techniques, tips, fishing systems an fishing tactics outlined for every style of fishing in Australia. Whether you fish in freshwater, saltwater, from Darwin to Hobart or Perth to Sydney there is every technique for every angler. No matter what your preference: lurecasting, fly fishing, game fishing, bait fishing or sport fishing – it is covered. There is an extensive state by state location guide, tackle, saltwater boat fishing, ... View more info

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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

ISBN: 1876473207

Condition: New


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; may assist populations of endangered species; make an unusual gift for a nature loving friend; provide pleasure for nursing ... 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: 9781741751086

ISBN: 174175108X

Condition: New


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 meticulous illustrations show adult butterflies in life, flying or perched, among the plants and animals of their natural habitat,... View more info

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In Search of Ancient Queensland: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

By: Alex Cook and Andrew Rozefelds

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2015

Seller ID: 003853

ISBN: 0977594300

Condition: New


The search for ancient Queensland is a journey through deep time, revealing its unique landscapes, a fascinating geology and, most importantly, its incomparable fossils. This beautifully illustrated book charts the complex evolution of life over the past 250 million years, set against a backdrop of momentous geological events and dramatic environmental change. It offers tantalising, but incomplete, glimpses of the primeval environments that have shaped modern Queensland and, in doing so, signposts understanding of our largely unknown future. In Search of Ancient Queensland celebrates the... 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

ISBN: 0947214607

Condition: New


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 bees for the cultivation of food crops is much exaggerated (as some major staples like rice, wheat and even potatoes don't nee... 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

ISBN: 1741666716

Condition: New


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, Annette battles isolation, culture shock and the challenges of a job for which she is ill-prepared. She finds solace and joy in ... 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

ISBN: 0646911333

Condition: New


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 workshops in schools and colleges, mead-making workshops for grown ups and started successful bee clubs. This book contains the an... View more info

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Keep Chickens! Tending Small Flocks in Cities, Suburbs and Other Small Spaces

By: Barbara Kilarski

Price: $22.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 9781580174916

ISBN: 1580174914

Condition: New


No matter how small your lot is, you can keep chickens and enjoy fresh eggs every morning. Barbara Kilarski shares her passion for poultry as she fills this guide with tips and techniques for successfully raising chickens in small spaces. Spotlighting the self-sufficient pleasures of tending your own flock, Kilarski offers detailed information on everything from choosing breeds that thrive in tight quarters and building coops to providing medical care for sick animals. You'll have fun as you keep happy and productive chickens. 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

ISBN: 1861474520

Condition: New


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 existence, such as how chimpanzees use tools, and what life is like for a baby orangutan. Myth boxes collect the most popular sto... 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

ISBN: 1742116183

Condition: New


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-read guide for students, bushwalkers and anyone interested in learning more about Australian snakes. It looks in detail at over... 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

ISBN: 1782094458

Condition: New


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 artwork and detailed diagrams, and colour-coded sections make navigation through the topics easy and quick. Chapters and topic ex... 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

ISBN: 1876334495

Condition: New


"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 facts on Australia's dangerous spiders and advice on first aid." About the Author: Bert Brunet is an acutely observant... View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits 4th Edition

By: Bob Bennett

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2009

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: A1154

ISBN: 1603424563

Condition: New


Whether you're interested in raising rabbits for show, meat, fur, or as pets, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to keep your animals healthy and productive. Offering expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, humane handling, routine medical care, and dealing with diseases, Bob Bennett also provides tips on how to make raising rabbits a financial lucrative endeavour. Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits will help both the commercial producer and the backyard fancier achieve their rabbit-raising goals. View more info

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Poultry Breeds : The Pocket Guide to 104 Essential Breeds

By: Carol Edarius

Price: $16.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2017

Edition: Pocket Edition

Seller ID: 9781612126920

ISBN: 1612126928

Condition: New


Poultry Breeds is a fresh field guide of feathered friends with stunning photos highlighting the beauty and unique attributes of 104 chicken, duck, goose, and turkey breeds. Each profile outlines the bird's history, physical characteristics, and common uses, with specially noted fun facts sprinkled throughout. This pocket-size, browsable guide is easy to use, and author Carol Ekarius knows her birds: she has been writing about livestock for nearly 20 years and has raised her own for decades. View more info

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Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds

By: Carol Ekarius

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 9781580176675

ISBN: 1580176674

Condition: New


More than 128 birds strut their stuff across the pages of this definitive primer for intrepid poultry farmers and feather fanciers alike. From the Manx Rumpy to the Redcap and the Ancona duck to his Aylesbury cousin, each breed is profiled with a brief history, detailed descriptions of identifying characteristics, and colourful photography. Comprehensive and fun, Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds celebrates the personalities and charming good looks of North America's quirkiest barnyard birds and waterfowl. 288 pages View more info

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Pocketful of Poultry : The Pocket Book of Poultry Breeds

By: Carol Ekarius

Price: $16.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 9781580176774

ISBN: 1580176771

Condition: New


Poultry in a pocket-size book? Why not, when the birds in question are neatly corralled into an appealing little volume, just right for gift giving, easy browsing, or tucking into a bag or pocket for quick reference at a poultry show or auction. More than 100 poultry pals show their amazing colours in full-page images that capture their good looks and lively personalities. Intricate feather patterns, imposing crests and wattles, and grinning beaks are just a few of their appealing features. From laying hens to heritage turkeys to adorable ducks, here are all the common barnyard favourites, plu... View more info

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Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle and Pigs

By: Carol Ekarius

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: A1159

ISBN: 1603420363

Condition: New


From the large-tailed Karakul sheep to the floppy-eared Gloucestershire Old Spot pig, North America is home to an extraordinary array of livestock. Comprehensive, colourful, and captivating, Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs features full-colour profiles of 163 livestock breeds. Whether you're looking for a gentle domestic backyard animal or are hoping to introduce a rare heritage breed on your farm, you're sure to find an animal that's perfect for your needs. 320 pages. View more info

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How to Think Like a Horse: The Essential Handbook for Understanding Why Horses Do What They Do

By: Cherry Hill

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 002254

ISBN: 1580178359

Condition: New


Ask someone who works with horses how best to communicate with a balky colt and she will tell you that horses do not respond to human cajoling. To be successful the human must understand and work with, not against, the horse's instincts, needs, and fears. When a trainer resorts to human teaching methods - reasoning, begging, bribing, even hugging and kissing - the horse will be confused and unable to respond appropriately. But if horses are treated respectfully with methods they understand, everyone involved - animal and human - will be happier, safer, and more productive. Horse trainer and in... 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

ISBN: 1770851860

Condition: New


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 guide to dragonflies and damselflies is packed with all the facts about what they are, what they eat, and what eats them. Th... 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

ISBN: 0521686601

Condition: New


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 continues today, with many mammal species vulnerable to extinction. The question of why mammals became extinct, and why so m... View more info