This book provides a quick and easy reference to trees in New Zealand that are likely to be seen by city and country dwellers. Aimed primary at the tourist market but also relevant to New Zealanders who wish to have a easy-to-read source of information about flora and fauna in New Zealand, this book covers the following:
Table of Contents
Part I: The Past - Beginnings, islands adrift, unique wildlife, flightlessness, bird evolution, the arrival of humans, extinct birds. Part II: The Present - Birds of New Zealand habitats: sea birds; forest birds; birds of the night; coastal birds; high country and alpine birds, wetland birds, town and countryside birds, other birds, rare or endangered birds. Part III: The Future - Threats to New Zealand birds, plant pests, what are we doing to help birds?, sanctuary islands, Tiritiri Matangi Island, Mainland island examples.