A Bush Capital Year: A Natural History of the Canberra by Ian Fraser,Peter Marsack

By Ian Fraser,Peter Marsack

The Australian Capital Territory is a treasure trove for naturalists, regardless of being with out a beach, with no rainforest or with no deserts. A wealth of biodiversity is located there, as a 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 entire south-eastern Australian Alps procedure 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, flowers, habitats and reserves of the Australian Capital Territory and comprises the newest study to be had. It additionally emphasises frequently unappreciated or maybe unrecognised city wildlife.
For every month of the 12 months there are 10 tales which debate both a species or a gaggle of species, akin to mosses and mountain grasshoppers. whereas by no means anthropomorphic, a number of the tales are written from the organism’s standpoint, whereas others are from that of an observer. appealing work supplement the textual content and make allowance greater visualisation of the tales and the themes.
2011 Whitley Award Commendation for neighborhood average History.

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