Seabird Genius: The Story of L.E. Richdale, the Royal Albatross and the Yel…
The first biography of Lance Richdale, who achieved international fame as the father of Otago’s albatross colony from 1936 and for his research on the behaviour of the Yellow-eyed Penguin – Time magazine dubbed him ‘The Dr Kinsey of the penguin world’ – and the sooty shearwater, or muttonbird. Richdale grew up in Wanganui, took a tertiary course in agriculture in New South Wales, and returned to New Zealand to teach mainly in rural schools in the North Island for several years, eventually…
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This is the first biography of Lance Richdale, who achieved international fame as the father of Otago New Zealand's albatross colony, and who is also known for his research on the ..
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“At length did cross an Albatross, / Through the fog it came; / As if it had been a Christian soul, / We hailed it in God’s name.” The introduction of the albatross in Samuel..
ISBN 10 : 9781137330505
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In 2008 the youtube video documenting the emotional reunion between two men and Christian the Lion became a worldwide sensation. Key themes of the essays in Captured: the Animal wi..
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When Tim Wallis's Spitfire crashed at Wanaka airfield in 1996, his accident was reported around the world. This lion-hearted Central Otago man, whose life of risk, adventure and su..
ISBN 10 : 9781408152461
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This new Helm Field Guide covers the species-rich Melanesia region of the south-west Pacific, from New Caledonia and the Solomons through the Bismarks to Vanuatu, a popular destina..
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Heather Arnold provides a comprehensive guide to drawing and painting New Zealand birds such as the kiwi, the kingfisher, the New Zealand pigeon and the kakapo from start to finish..
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From huge spiders to spindly stick insects, there are around 100 bugs hiding on every double-page of this book...
ISBN 10 : 9788892657557
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Solomon Northup was born a free man in New York State. At the age of 33 he was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and placed in an underground slave pen. Northup was transported by ship ..
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A single small format colour guidebook packed with information on over 700 species of birds, insects, reptiles, marine mammals, land mammals, trees and shrubs, vines and epiphytes,..
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Sir Ernest Shackleton could never have imagined his name being closely associated with whisky, certainly not in the title of a book. Rarely did he consume strong drink. On his expe..