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The Australian Bird Guide 3

by Kim FranklinPeter Marsack Jeff Davies and others

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 02/05/2017

5/5 Rating 3 Reviews

**Winner of the ABIA Small Publishers' Adult Book of the Year 2018**

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.

The Australian Bird Guide sets a new standard in field guides, providing an indispensable reference for all birders and naturalists looking to explore Australia’s magnificent and unique birdlife.

Wildlife: birds & birdwatching
Paperback / softback
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CSIRO Publishing
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Kim Franklin

Kim Franklin is a freelance artist and illustrator who has exhibited worldwide and is based in Adelaide.

Peter Marsack

Peter Marsack is an award-winning wildlife artist based in Canberra.

Jeff Davies

Jeff Davies is a Melbourne-based artist who specializes in portraits of Australian birds and their environments.

Rohan Clarke

Rohan Clarke is a lecturer in vertebrate ecology at the School of Biological Sciences, Monash University.

Peter Menkhorst

Peter Menkhorst is a principal scientist with the Victorian government and has forty years' experience in ecological research and the survey and management of Australian mammals and birds.

He is the author of A Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia.

Danny Rogers

Danny Rogers is an ornithologist specializing in shorebird ecology and patterns of feather molt in birds, and works for the Victorian government environment department.

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  • The Australian bird guide

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    Easy to read
    Lovely illustrations
    Full of facts

  • Great book

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    It's a lovely illustrated, very comprehensive book on identifying different aussie books. Excellent value for such a lovely bound book.

  • Australian Bird Guide

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    Excellent guide