The Australian Bird Guide
An indispensable reference for all birders and naturalists, featuring stunning artwork.
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. + Full description
The guide features around 4700 colour illustrations, 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.
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.- Short description
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.This title is available in North and South America through Princeton University Press and in Europe through Bloomsbury Publishing.
DetailsPaperback | May 2017 | $ 49.95
ISBN: 9780643097544 | 576 pages | 245 x 170 mm
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Colour Paintings, Maps
- Superb artwork rather than photographs
- Close to 250 colour plates with 4700+ detailed paintings
- Authoritative authors
- Indexed by common and scientific names
Alphabetical quick reference to bird groups
Constructing the guide
Birding in Australia
A guide for birders to the evolution and classification of Australian birds
Key to abbreviations and symbols
Checklist of species