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Vincent Noel Serventy OAM (January 6, 1916 – September 8, 2007) was a noted Australian author, ornithologist and conservationist.

Born in Armadale, Western Australia, the youngest of eight children of migrant Croatian parents, he graduated from the University of Western Australia in geology and psychology. He was a CSIRO researcher and teacher before beginning a career as a writer, lecturer and film-maker. He joined the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union (RAOU) in 1942 and served as either its Branch Secretary or State Representative for Western Australia 1943-1959. In 1946 he became a life member of the Wildlife Preservation Society of Australia and was for many years its President.

In 1956 he bought a movie camera and began making documentary films which later led to Australia's first television environment program, Nature Walkabout(1967).

In 1974 he was awarded the Australian Natural History Medallion. He was a recipient of the Medal of the Order of Australia.

Vincent Serventy was a younger brother of the eminent Australian ornithologist Dom Serventy.

Serventy wrote numerous articles on natural history and conservation. Some of his books are:
  • The Archipelago of the Recherche. Part 2: Birds (AGS Report No.1. Australian Geographical Society: Melbourne, 1952)
  • The Australian Nature Trail (Georgian House: Melbourne, 1965)
  • A Continent in Danger (Survival Books. A Survival Special. Andre Deutsch: London, 1966)
  • Nature Walkabout (Reed: Artarmon, 1969)
  • Southern Walkabout (Reed: Artarmon, 1969)
  • Around the Bush with Vincent Serventy (ABC: Sydney, 1970)
  • Dryandra. The story of an Australian forest (Reed: Sydney, 1970)
  • The Handbook of Australian Sea-birds (Reed: Sydney, 1971) (with Dominic Serventy and John Warham)
  • Australia’s World Heritage Sites (1985)
  • The Desert Sea. The Miracle of Lake Eyre in Flood (Macmillan Australia: Melbourne, 1985)
  • Flight of the Shearwater (Kangaroo Press: Kenthurst, 1996)
  • An Australian Life. Memoirs of a naturalist, conservationist, traveller and writer (Fremantle Arts Centre Press: South Fremantle, 1999)
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Total Books: 70
Zwergenstbchen Das Goldene Advents- und Weihnachtsbuch
1997 - Zwergenstbchen Das Goldene Advents- Und Weihnachtsbuch (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783536003721
ISBN-10: 3536003729

Australian Animals and Their Young
1990 - Australian Animals and Their Young [Australian Nature] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780867772937
ISBN-10: 086777293X
Genre: Science & Math

Australia's National Parks
1989 - Australia's National Parks [Claremont Book] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780670902590
ISBN-10: 0670902594

1989 - Koalas [Australian Nature] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780867772777
ISBN-10: 0867772778
Genre: Science & Math

Turtle and Tortoise
1988 - Turtle and Tortoise [Animals in the Wild] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780590421331
ISBN-10: 0590421336
Genres: Children's Books, Science & Math

Saving Australia A Blueprint for Our Survival
1988 - Saving Australia a Blueprint for Our Survival (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780867771572
ISBN-10: 0867771577

1987 - Koala [Animals in the Wild] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780590402293
ISBN-10: 0590402293
Genres: Children's Books, Outdoors & Nature

1986 - Kangaroo [Animals in the Wild] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780590402262
ISBN-10: 0590402269
Genre: Children's Books

Whale and Dolphin
1986 - Whale and Dolphin [Animals in the Wild Series] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780590402279
ISBN-10: 0590402277
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

Crocodile and Alligator
1986 - Crocodile and Alligator [Animals in the Wild] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780590401982
ISBN-10: 059040198X
Genre: Children's Books

1986 - Lizzard [Animals in the Wild] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780909134846
ISBN-10: 0909134847
Genre: Reference

1986 - Penguin [Animals in the Wild] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780590401029
ISBN-10: 0590401025
Genres: Children's Books, Outdoors & Nature
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.

Desert Sea the Miracle of Lake Eyre In
1985 - Desert Sea the Miracle of Lake Eyre In (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780333400500
ISBN-10: 033340050X

Animals in the Wild PARROT
1985 - Animals in the Wild Parrot (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780909134853
ISBN-10: 0909134855

Penguin Animals in the Wild
1985 - Penguin Animals in the Wild [Animals in the Wild Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780811468862
ISBN-10: 0811468860
Genre: Children's Books

1982 - Deserts [Australian environment] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780340266137
ISBN-10: 0340266139

1982 - Coral Reefs [Australian environment] (Paperback)
Wild Life of Australia
1978 - Wild Life of Australia (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780241897966
ISBN-10: 0241897963
Genre: History

The singing land 22 natural environments of Australia from surging ocean to arid desert
Landforms of Australia
Landforms of Australia (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780207946004
ISBN-10: 0207946000

Australia's national parks Landforms plants animals revealed through nature reserves
Turtle Bay Adventure
Turtle Bay Adventure (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780233960388
ISBN-10: 0233960384

Kangaroo Animals in the Wild [Animals in the Wild Series] (Paperback)
Koala Animals in the Wild [Animals in the Wild Series] (Paperback)
Kookaburra Animals in the Wild [Animals in the Wild Series] (Paperback)
Lizard Animals in the Wild [Animals in the Wild Series] (Paperback)
Shark and Ray Animals in the Wild [Animals in the Wild Series] (Paperback)
Whale and Dolphin Animals in the Wild [Animals in the Wild Series] (Paperback)Paperback
Shark and Ray [Animals in the Wild Series] (Other)Paperback
Hippo [Animals in the Wild Series] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
Gorilla [Animals in the Wild Series] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
Zebra [Animals in the Wild Series] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
Kookaburra [Animals in the Wild] (Other)Paperback
Parrot [Animals in the Wild] (Other)Paperback
Lizard [Animals in the Wild] (Other)Paperback