His book, Tutira: the story of a New Zealand sheep station, published in 1921, documented the impact of humans on New Zealand's environment in an easy reading, non-scientific yet accurate manner.
He documented the birdlife of New Zealand with photography. He was buried at Tutira, and his obituary appears in Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand 1868-1961 (Vol 70 1940-41)
- Tutira: the story of a New Zealand sheep station 
- Birds of water, wood and waste
- Mutton birds and other birds
- Bird life on island and shore
- Sorrows and joys of a New Zealand naturalist
- Guthrie-Smith, William Herbert, from An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock, originally published in 1966. Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 18-Sep-2007
- New Zealand Birds - H. Guthrie-Smith
- Photographs by Guthrie-Smith in the collection of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
- Guthrie-Smith, William Herbert. Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.
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