Des Quinn and Geoff Lacey, Birds of French Island Wetlands (Richmond: Spectrum Publications, 1999). Price negotiable: please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. us for a copy.

Ruth Gooch, Frontier French Island (Prahran: Prahran Mechanics' Institute Press, 2006). $50. Available from the Institute: see http://www.pmi.net.au/for-sale/

Geoff Lacey, Reading the Land (North Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2008). $40 including postage: please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. us for a copy.

Graham Patterson, Coastal Guide to Nature and History 2: Mornington Peninsula's Ocean Shore, Western Port, Phillip Island and French Island (Briar Hill: Coastal Guide Books, 2014). Available at www.coastalguidebooks.net.au or phone 9432 0163.

Geoff Lacey and Martin O'Brien, "Fairy Tern Breeding on French Island, Western Port, Victoria", Australian Field Ornithology 32 (2015), 1–14.

Christine Dineen, French Island: A Visitor's Guide (Melbourne: the author, 2016). Available from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0418 147 687. This second edition has many photographs in full colour, information about services and facilities on the island, a brief history of settlements and industries, descriptions of flora and fauna, a range of walks and rides, and a separate folded map. The book is dedicated to Mick Douglas.

The Forgotten Island: An Oral and Social History of French Island. French Island resident Angela Borelli has produced this excellent collection of memoirs and photographs, totalling almost 200 pages. Details from Angela (borelli@netspace.net.au) or the Phillip Island and District Historical Society (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Rudie Kuiter, Orchids of Western Port and Surround, 3rd edition (Seaford: Aquatic Photographics, 2013). [FOFI has two copies of this booklet]

Martin O'Brien and Geoff Lacey, "Birds of French Island forest, woodland, heath and grassland", Australian Field Ornithology 35 (2018): 57-71.