A Field Guide to the Birds of Australia

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9780002192019: A Field Guide to the Birds of Australia

This revised edition of the classic field guide to Australian birds represents the most up-to-date, comprehensive and stunningly illustrated handbook available.

Features include:

Updated essential information on 778 species of birds
250 full-color plates (many revised especially for this edition), with more than 2,500 individual portraits
Field marks highlighted in the text and illustrations to help birdwatchers distinguish between similar species
Full details of breeding and nesting habits, voice characteristics, habitats and range of each species
More than 700 distribution maps
Stunning new cover artwork

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About the Author:

Graham Pizzey, who died in 2001, was a member of the Order of Australia and an Honorary Associate in Ornithology at the Museum of Victoria. He was also a council member of the Australian Conservation Foundation and of Birds Australia (the Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union).

Review:

"If you carry only one field guide [to Australia], take the Pizzey."--American Birds

"If you are planning to go to Australia, you must take this book!... For those who plan to stay behind, I recommend this book.... The birds are presented in a familiar, matter-of-fact format and ... their splendor comes through."--Florida Naturalist

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Book Description Sydney: Collins, 1980., 1980. Octavo,460 pp.,colour plates by Roy Doyle, the signature of Michael Sharland, fine copy in laminated boards. The first edition of a very important Australian bird books. Excluding Cayley's What Bird is That? published 1931 there are four major Australian bird field guides. The first edition of Pizzey is distinguished from all other field guides by the excellent and meticulous text. Bookseller Inventory # 39541

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