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The Australian bird guide
The Australian bird guide
Menkhorst, Peter2017
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Australia's avifauna is large, diverse and spectacular, reflecting the continent's impressive range of habitats and evolutionary history. With specially commissioned paintings of over 900 species, The Australian Bird Guide is the most comprehensive field guide to Australian birds ever seen. The guide features close to 250 stunning colour plates, with particular emphasis on providing the fine detail required to identify difficult groups and distinctive plumages. Comprehensive species accounts have been written by a dedicated team of ornithologists to ensure identification details, distribution and status are current and accurate.
Main title:
The Australian bird guide / written by Peter Menkhorst, Danny Rogers & Rohan Clarke ; illustrations by Jeff Davies, Peter Marsack & Kim Franklin.
Imprint:
Clayton South, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2017.
Collation:
x, 566 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Includes index and glossary
Contents:
Alphabetical quick reference to bird groups -- Acknowledgements -- Constructing the guide -- Identifying birds -- Birding in Australia -- A guide for birders to the evolution and classification of Australian birds -- Key to abbreviations and symbols -- Species accounts -- Checklist of species.
ISBN:
9780643097544
Dewey class:
598.0994
Language:
English
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Brighton LibraryAnimals598.0994 AUSAvailable
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