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The Australian Bird Guide

The Australian Bird Guide 2

Revised Edition

by Peter MenkhorstDanny Rogers Rohan Clarke and others

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/08/2019

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Winner of the 2017 Whitley Medal

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.

This Revised Edition includes updated maps, artwork and species accounts, reflecting current knowledge of the biology and distribution of Australia’s birds. It features around 4700 specially commissioned colour illustrations of over 900 species, 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. A new easier-to-use index is also included.

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.

ISBN:
9781486311934
9781486311934
Category:
Wildlife: birds & birdwatching
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-08-2019
Publisher:
CSIRO Publishing
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
576
Dimensions (mm):
245x170mm
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.

Rohan Clarke

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

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    Really enjoying The Australian Bird Guide! We have found it quite easy to find birds in book and the illustrations and descriptions are great!