Field Guide to the Birds of Australia: The Most Complete One-Volume Book of Identification

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Ken Simpson
Viking O'Neil, 1993 - Nature - 392 pages
Fourth edition of a portable field guide which accompanies the fourth edition of TBirds of Australia'. Revised and expanded to include an illustrated rare bird bulletin, an Australian island territories checklist, 52 additional or replacement black-and-white drawings, and changes to 93 distribution maps. Also provides information on the taxonomy, habitat and biology of each bird family as well as covering such topics as prehistoric birds, and DNA-DNA hybridisation. Referenced and indexed.

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User Review  - Soleglad - LibraryThing

THE BASICS: flexcover, 7th edition; contains 132 color plates of excellent quality artistry; illustrates all 760+ species in the country plus an illustrated appendix for rare vagrants; multiple ... Read full review

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User Review  - lovell - LibraryThing

A very useful guide, but the font is a little small for those of us needing glasses.. I keep a magnifying glass with it. Bit heavy to carry for field work, but excellent reference Read full review


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