In this definitive new book he describes all 295 living and 10 recently extinct birds recorded on New Zealands main and offshore islands, and the outlying island groups of Kermadec, Chatham and Macquarie, the islands of the Ross Sea, and the Antarctic Ross Dependency.
In his usual graceful, entertaining style, he communicates his enthusiasm as well as the results of his meticulous field observation. Habitat, size, appearance, voice, and breeding and other behaviour are all fully documented and vividly described. . Photos are reproduced entirely in full colour
hard cover with dj, excellent condition 1984, 164 pages