A definitive work on a unique family of birds, founded on an enormous amount of research and describing in detail their way of life, habitats and visual characteristics as well as providing a history of the bird's discovery, its importance to Maori and its place as a symbol and object of great affection in the hearts of New Zealanders. 24 colour plates and 15 black and white drawings by celebrated bird artist Raymond Ching, edited by orithologist Errol Fuller. A large format book, 340mmx280mm.
SeTo Publishing Ltd., Auckland, 1990. Hardback with dust jacket. 187 pages. AS NEW