Australian Wildlife After Dark


Australian Wildlife After Dark

Product no.: awad

Usually dispatched within 24 Hours subject to availability. We try to keep all products in stock at all times; however, there may be occasions where items are temporarily out of stock or unavailable from the publisher. Items out of stock will be backordered or we will advise if the item is out of print or unavailable.

$35.00
GST Inclusive Prices


Widespread but rarely seen wildlife

Australia is a land of many unique animals, some of which are active only during the cooler evening and night-time and so are rarely seen.

These are the after dark animals so widespread yet so little noticed by humans, whether in our backyards, the arid desert, woodlands or rainforest.

Australian Wildlife After Dark brings this hidden fauna into the light.

The after dark fauna includes a surprising diversity of familiar (and some not-so-familiar) species, from cockroaches, moths and spiders through to bandicoots, bats and birds – and then some.

Each example is described in a unique, friendly style by Martyn Robinson, familiar to many Australians through his frequent media appearances on ABC Radio and in Burke’s Backyard magazine, and Bruce Thomson, an internationally renowned wildlife photographer and bat researcher.

The book includes stunning photography and boxes that highlight selected topics, such as the ‘windscreen wiper’ eyelids of geckoes and the strategies used by night-time plants to attract pollinators.

Also included are practical tips on finding nocturnal wildlife, a glossary of scientific terms and a short bibliography.

(Publisher marketing).

Additional product information

ISBN: 9.78E+12
Size: 273mm X 210mm.
Pages: 148 pages.
Binding: Soft laminated cover. Perfect bound.
Publication Date: 2016
Images (Colour or Mono) Full colour.
Author and/or publisher Martyn Robinson and Bruce Thomson. (CSIRO Publishing).

Browse these categories as well: All products, Mammals, Insects, Butterflies, Bugs