Lost Gold. Ornithology of the Subantarctic Auckland Islands

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Colin Miskelly and Craig Symes (eds). Paperback, 433 pages.

This special book-format issue of Birds New Zealand’s journal Notornis is devoted to the birds of the Auckland Islands Maukahuka/Motu Maha, the largest and biologically most diverse island group in the New Zealand subantarctic region.

Its 19 chapters, written by leading ornithologists, cover a wide range of topics, including the history of ornithological discovery, biogeography, the impacts of introduced mammals and people, prehistoric bird communities based on bone assemblages, and population, ecological and genetic studies of several of the endemic or otherwise notable birds of the island group including Auckland Island snipe, white-headed petrel, and several albatross species.

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Weight .776 kg
Dimensions 175 × 240 × 12 mm