The most up-to-date, comprehensive and stunningly-illustrated handbook for all those interested in Australian birds
Field Guide Birds of Australia features:
essential information on 778 species of birds
250 specially-commissioned full-colour plates, with more than 2,500 individual portraits
identification features highlighted in the text and illustrations help birdwatchers distinguish between similar species
full details of the breeding and nesting habits, voice characteristics, habitats and range of each species
more than 700 distribution maps.
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The most up to date, comprehensive and stunningly – illustrated handbook for all those interested in Australian birds.
'Collins Field Guide to Birds of Australia features:'
• Essential information on 778 species of birds;
• 250 specially commissioned full-colour plates, with more than 2500 individual portraits;
• Identification features highlighted in the text and illustrations help birdwatchers distinguish between similar species;
• Full details of the breeding and nesting habits, voice characteristics, habitats and range of each species;
• More than 700 distribution maps.
Author Graham Pizzey is the author of the highly acclaimed, original Field Guide to the Birds of Australia, as well as other books and articles on Australian wildlife.
Illustrator Frank Knight has illustrated many scientific and natural history texts and books for children. His work has been exhibited in group shows in the USA and Canada, and several solo exhibitions in Australia.
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Book Description Collins, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: Acceptable. Cover worn. Acceptable items may shows sign of prior usage, pages stained or discoloured from the outside. Covers/corners and spine may be worn/bent, may contain stickers/stamps or previous owners name (May contain gift note). For detailed description please contact seller. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001155309
Book Description Collins, London, 1997. Pictorial Card Covers. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 0002201321 576pp. A well illustrated book with numerous colour plates of birds with topographical maps and supportive text. Map of Australia to the end papers. Light bump to the head of the spine with a sligth associated split to the corner. Light crease to the corners of the card covers which are a little rounded. Slight reading crease to the spine. A couple of slight biro marks to the front fore edges. Two or three leaves have a slight crease to the front edge of the pages. Otherwise clean and tight. A very good copy. Shipping from the UK. Bookseller Inventory # 217584