Library

The library is located within the Club Office and is dedicated to the memory of John (Jock) Price. The library houses a fine collection of natural history books, journals and newsletters available for all members to borrow.

Donations of natural history books are welcome.

The library

Journals

Journals include:

  • Africa Birds and Birding, 2008
  • Corella (Australian Bird Study Association)
  • The Emu (Birds Australia)
  • The Australian Field Ornithologist
  • Memoirs of the Queensland Museum
  • Northern Territory Naturalist
  • Nuytsia (The Western Australian Herbarium)
  • Records of the Australian Museum
  • Records of the Western Australian Museum
  • The South Australian Naturalist
  • South Australian Ornithology
  • The Tasmanian Naturalist
  • The Queensland Naturalist
  • Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia
  • The Western Australian Naturalist

Books

Some interesting new and donated books accessioned into the library, 2011

  • ARCHER, M. et al (1991): Riversleigh
  • BOWDEN, Tim (1997): The silence calling – Australians in Antarctica, 1947-1997
  • BUSH, Brian & MARYAN, Brad (2011): Field guide to the snakes of the Pilbara, WA.. CANBERRA, Dep. Sust. Env. Water (2010): Australia’s biodiversity conservation strategy.
  • DEC/WA. (2010): Rockingham Lakes Management Plan Leeuwin/ Naturaliste Capes area parks & reserves
  • DIXON, Kingsley (2011): Coastal plants of the Perth region
  • KEAR, B.P. (2011): Dinosaurs in Australia
  • KENDRICK, A.W. (2010): Endangered black cockatoos in W.A.
  • MATTISON, Chris (2011): Frogs and toads
  • MUIR, Peter (1989): Blue peaks and red ridges
  • SARTI, Kim (2011): Perth’s banksia woodlands
  • SELLICK, D. (ed)(2001): Antarctica – first impressions
  • TONKIN, Rachel (2006): Leaf litter
  • TOODYAY NATURALISTS CLUB (2010): 40 years of observation & education, 1968-2008
  • UNDERWOOD, Roger (2011): A botanical journey – the story of the WA Herbarium
  • WATHEROW, Simon (2011): Living with snakes & other reptiles
  • WATSON, D.M. (2011): Mistletoes of southern Australia

Recent acquisitions include:

  • *** BOUGHER, Neale (2009): Fungi of the Perth region and beyond (268p, l/l)
  • *** GEORGE, Alex (2009): Australian botanists’ companion (671p.)
  • *** TYLER & DOUGHTY (2009): Frogs of W.A., 4th ed.(158p)
  • BIRDS AUST.(W.A.)(2009): Birds eye view of Rottnest (37p.)
  • JOHNSTONE, Ron (2009): Birds of Bungendore Park, 2nd ed. (26p.)
  • ROBIN, Libby (2009): Boom & bust – bird stories for a dry country (312p)
  • ERICKSON, Dorothy (2009): A joy forever – Kings Park Botanic Gardens (360p.)
  • ROMANOWSKI, N. (2009): Planting wetlands & dams (168p)
  • RIDLEY, G. (2006): Mushrooms of New Zealand (143p)
  • STAMETS, P. (2005): Mycelium running: how mushrooms can help save the world (343p)
  • BROCK, P. (2009): Stick & leaf insects (216p)
  • TRIGGS, Barbara (2009): Wombats, 2nd ed. (160p)
  • WELLS, Fred (2009): Introduction to marine species (97p)
  • ANZANG (2009): 6TH Australasian nature photography collection (SA Mus.)(144p)
  • DARGAVEL, J. (2008): Zealous conservator – Charles Lane Poole (252p)
  • FLEAY-THOMSON, R. (2007): Animals first – David Fleay,1907-1993 (234p)
  • COLLINS, J. (2009): Threatened flora, central wheatbelt (160p)
  • POWELL, Robert (2009): Leaf and branch, 2nd ed.(248p)

DEC Bushbooks

  • THOMSON-DANS, C. (2009): Common birds of the s/w forests
  • COCHRANE, A. (2008): Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve
  • MITCHELL, S. (2009): Caves of W.A.
  • MITCHELL, S. (2009): Karri forests of the southwest
  • WILLIAMS, A. (2009): Common butterflies of s/w W.A.
  • MASLIN, BRUCE (2008): Wattles of the Pilbara

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