Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Quarto, 12 colour plates, text illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper.
A volume in the Bird families of the world series that takes a comprehensive look at the natural history and biology of the ratites and tinamous, including ostriches, emus, cassowaries and kiwis. Each of the 55 species is described in detail with distribution maps, food and nesting habits, calls, field identification and habitat. The book also includes an overview of ecology, behaviour, physiology, husbandry, evolution, mythology and conservation.
Price: $250.00 AU