The Australian Bird Guide

The Australian Bird Guide

by Kim FranklinPeter Marsack Jeff Davies and others

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 16/05/2017

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A new in-depth field guide to Australian birds

The Australian avifauna is large, diverse, and spectacular, reflecting the continent's impressive habitats and evolutionary history. Looking at more than 900 species, The Australian Bird Guide is the most comprehensive field guide on Australian birds available, and contains by far the best coverage of southern seabirds. With 249 color plates containing 4,000 stunning images, this book offers a far more in-depth treatment of subspecies, rarities, and overall plumage variation than comparative guides. The artwork meets the highest standards, and the text is rigorously accurate and current in terms of identification details, distribution, and status. The Australian Bird Guide sets a new bar for coverage of Australia's remarkable avifauna and is indispensable to all birders and naturalists interested in this area of the world, including the southern oceans.

  • Brand-new guide with an attractive look and design
  • 249 color plates containing 4,000 superb images by some of the most talented illustrators working in Australia today
  • Every bird species in Australia is covered (more than 900), including subspecies and rarities
  • Up-to-date maps reflect the latest information on distribution
  • Accurate and detailed text

ISBN:
9780691173016
9780691173016
Category:
Wildlife: birds & birdwatching
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
16-05-2017
Language:
English
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
129x194x15mm
Weight:
51kg
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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QLD Regional: 14 - 22 working days.
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WA Metro: 10 - 15 working days.
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NT Regional: 14 - 22 working days.

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