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Download e-book for iPad: A Bush Capital Year: A Natural History of the Canberra by Ian Fraser,Peter Marsack

By Ian Fraser,Peter Marsack

ISBN-10: 0643101551

ISBN-13: 9780643101555

The Australian Capital Territory is a treasure trove for naturalists, regardless of being and not using a sea coast, with out rainforest or with out deserts. A wealth of biodiversity is located there, end result of the shut proximity of 3 significant habitat varieties: the nice western forest grassy plains bump up opposed to the inland fringe of the coastal hinterland mountain forests, whereas the complete south-eastern Australian Alps process reaches its northern restrict within the Brindabella levels. each one of those habitats has its personal wealthy suite of vegetation and animals, so an excellent range of existence are available inside of an hour’s force of Parliament House.
A Bush Capital yr introduces the fauna, plants, habitats and reserves of the Australian Capital Territory and comprises the latest study on hand. It additionally emphasises frequently unappreciated or perhaps unrecognised city wildlife.
For every month of the yr there are 10 tales which debate both a species or a gaggle of species, equivalent to mosses and mountain grasshoppers. whereas by no means anthropomorphic, the various tales are written from the organism’s standpoint, whereas others are from that of an observer. attractive work supplement the textual content and make allowance greater visualisation of the tales and the topics.
2011 Whitley Award Commendation for nearby typical History.

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