Field Guide to the Wildlife of New Zealand
This comprehensive photographic field guide illustrates most of the birds and many of the other vertebrate species to be found in New Zealand as well as a large number of typical invertebrates and flora. The photographs are accompanied by succinct species accounts which contain information on identification, distribution and biology. A useful introductory section covers the main habitats to be found in New Zealand as well as the archipelago's key geological features, including the extensive thermal and volcanic region in central North Island and the spectacular glaciers and alpine environments on South Island. This portable guide will be invaluable to all visitors to the country with an interest in natural history.
A compact, lightweight field guide with a full page color photos opposite the field guide text. Includes a complete index as well as a list and maps of the best places to visit to observe these species. Also includes a glossary and useful websites and contacts.