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Collins Field guide, Birds, New Zealand, Hawaii, Central and West Pacific 

  Collins Field guide: Birds, New Zealand, Hawaii, Central and West Pacific: Ber Van Perlo.
HarperCollins Publishers. Hard cover, 256 pages, 20cm x 13.5cm (8 x 5 1/4 inches). ISBN 978-0-00-728738-3.
Price US$70.00 (price includes cost of shipping)

"Birds of New Zealand, Hawaii, Central and West Pacific" is the only comprehensive but easy to use guide for both experienced birdwatchers and interested tourists. Featuring over 750 species illustrated in stunning detail over 95 colour plates, the authoritative text provides key identification features and information on the habitat, songs and calls of the birds to be found in the region.

This essential new field guide combines a clear format with a wealth of detailed information, making it an excellent addition to the series.

Distribution maps show where each species is commonly found.

Detailed colour illustrations aid identification by providing every type of plumage in males, females and juveniles.

In-depth information such as flight signatures and vagrant populations is also included.
Field Guide to NZ Seabirds  


Field Guide to New Zealand SEABIRDS, Second Edition, Brian Parkinson
New Holland Publishers, 2006, soft cover, 136 pages, 21cm x 15cm (8 3/8 x 5 7/8 inches). ISBN 1-86966-150-8.
Price: US$39.00 (price includes cost of shipping).

Provides ready identification of, and up-to-date information on, the many species that are likely to be encountered in New Zealand waters. Viewing localities are given in a handy checklist. More than 100 photographs are featured, and each species is descibed in terms of: identification, key behavioural characteristics and more.
NZ Albatrosses and Petrels  

  New Zealand Albatrosses and Petrels, an identification guide: Peter C. Harper and F.C. Kinsky
Published by The Biological Society, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand as Tuatara, Vol. 21, Parts 1 and 2, 1974, soft cover, 80 pages, 21cm x 14cm (8 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches). (used)
Price US$25.00 (price includes cost of shipping)

New Zealand and its neighbouring islands are surrounded by a great expanse of ocean stretching away beyond the horizon for thousands of kilometres. Over these restless waters, a multitude of large and small oceanic birds rise and fall with the sea, and beat their way into the wind. This guide has been written in response to many requests by both seafarers and interested "landlubbers" for an accurate, easy to use guide to the oceanic birds frequenting New Zealand waters. Sixty-one birds are listed in this guide.
The Birds of Hawaii and the Tropicaol Pacific  

  A Field Guide to the Birds of HAWAII and the Tropicaol Pacific:
H. Douglas Pratt, Phillip L. Bruner, Delwyn G. Berrett, Illustrated by H. Douglas Pratt, Princeton University Press, 1987, soft cover, 409 pages, 19cm x 13cm (7 5/8 x 5 inches). ISBN 0-691-02399-9. (used)
Price US$50.00 (price includes cost of shipping)

This is the first guide to the identification of the birds found among the islands of the tropical Pacific, including the Hawaiian Islands, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, southeastern Polynesia, and Micronesia. It has forty-five colour plates depicting all plumages of all bird species that breed in the islands, as well as of those that regularly visit them and the surrounding oceans, and of most species believed to be extinct on the islands. Black-and-white figures show many of the rarer visitors.