Australian Bird Guide

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Author(s):
Peter Menkhorst, Danny Rogers and Rohan Clarke
Publisher:
Bloomsbury
Edition:
1st (2017)
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
576
ISBN-13:
9781472912350
RRP:
£25.00

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.

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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 colour 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 colour 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