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Photographic Field Guide Birds of Australia: Second Edition
by Jim Flegg
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0864384262, Hardcover)A comprehensive field guide to Australian bird species, fully illustrated with photographs. Covering over 750 species, the text describes distinctive features, plumage, behaviour, calls and songs and habitats. The photographs depict each bird in typical stance and additional photographs show plumage variations and birds in flight or at the nest. The text and pictures appear on facing pages, accompanied by maps showing the distribution of each species. Habitat symbols indicate at a glance where individual species are most likely to be seen. The book includes information on bird biology, the major types of habitat, and the significant chartacteristics of bird families. It also contains sectons on field equipment and conservation which emphasise the practicalities and responsibilities that concern the birdwatcher.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:23:29 -0400)
Features 840 bird species that live on or visit Australia.
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