Barrie Heather and Hugh Robertson soft cover 464 pp
The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand is the modern classic of the genre – the tried and trusted reference for lovers of New Zealand birds.
Comprehensive, reliable and easy to use, this fourth revised edition features:
374 species, including 35 new additions – the book’s biggest revision since first publication
85 stunning colour paintings of New Zealand birds, including rare and recently extinct species
an introduction to key bird-watching sites
distribution maps and an in-depth guide to field identification
an additional handbook section that includes information on the distribution, habitat, population, conservation, breeding, behaviour and feeding habits of each species
The only field guide to New Zealand birds officially endorsed by the Ornithological Society of New Zealand, this is the most authoritative reference available – a wonderful celebration of our extraordinary and diverse birdlife.
‘This new edition of The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand will become a much-loved companion of mine – and as well-thumbed as its predecessors.’
— Alison Ballance: natural history writer, wildlife film-maker and science broadcaster