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Extinct Birds of New Zealand

by Alan Tennyson

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Published by Te Papa Press in Wellington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Extinct birds -- New Zealand.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan Tennyson and Paul Martinson.
    ContributionsMartinson, Paul.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL676.8 .M37 2006, QL676.8 .M37 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 180 p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16144703M
    ISBN 100909010218
    ISBN 109780909010218
    LC Control Number2007360138

    An account of each of New Zealand's extinct birds, currently numbering 57 species and discusses the causes of their extinction. South Island adzebill. South Island adzebill (Aptornis defossor). Image /41 from the series 'Extinct birds of New Zealand'. Masterton.

    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. Part of a large estate of books I will be listing. Extinct Birds of New Zealand by Alan Tennyson. Read full description. See details and exclusions - Extinct Birds of New Zealand by Alan Tennyson RARE Hardback, Watch. Sold by thecollectorsbag .

    About this Item: Condition: Very good. np26 This is a rare s postcard of a Huias bird from New Zealand from the Wattle Family with full details of the bird on reverse that is now extinct and details its remarkable shaped beak published in New Zealand around 40 years ago in outstanding condition (ex minus). Seller Inventory # The Haast's eagle (Hieraaetus moorei, formerly called Harpagornis moorei) is an extinct species of eagle that once lived in the South Island of New Zealand, commonly accepted to be the pouakai of Maori legend. The species was the largest eagle known to have existed. Its massive size is explained as an evolutionary response to the size of its prey, the flightless moa, the largest of which could Class: Aves.


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Paul Martinson’s detailed, lifelike paintings of New Zealand birds are collected internationally. A self-taught artist, he was named New Zealand Wildlife Artist of the Year in His previous publications include Paul Martinson’s New Zealand Birds (Grantham House, ) and the limited edition New Zealand’s Extinct Birds (Random Century, ).5/5(3).

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Waipatia maerewhenua (an extinct species of whale from the Oligocene of New Zealand) Pleistocene New Zealand sea lion (an extinct species of sea lion from the Pleistocene of New Zealand) Saint Bathans mammal. New Zealand Threat Classification System. Birds of New Zealand coded for abundance, breeding, migration, wintering, endemic, rare, etc.; pages on birds, nature, birdwatching, where to go birding, birds and nature pictures, nature conservation, equipment, bird feeding, etc.

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