The Australian Bird Guide

May 16, 2017|
The Australian Bird Guide by Peter Menkhorst
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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 Guideis 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 Guidesets 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

Peter Menkhorstis 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 ofA Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia.Danny Rogersis an ornithologist specializing in shorebird ecology and patterns of feath...
Title:The Australian Bird Guide
Product dimensions:560 pages, 9.5 X 6.5 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:560 pages, 9.5 X 6.5 X 0 in
Published:May 16, 2017
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780691173016

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