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Field Guide to the Birds of Australia: A Book of Identification
A reference guide for the birds of Australia, which contains 20 plates, and a distribution map for each species showing subspecies distribution where appropriate. It contains over 1000 black and white illustrations that illustrate behaviours, flight silhouettes, comparisons between related species and other useful identification pointers.
Published October 28th 1993 by Penguin Australia
(first published 1984)
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We have the 6th Edition completely revised and it's quite brilliant especially for Graham and myself identifying birds as we see both adult and juvenile markings and with the in flight wing markings and their habitat locations to pinpoint a match.
Oct 09, 2011 Emma rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Recommended to Emma by: Wood family
This is a fantastic book, intuitive to use and really easy to find the bird you're looking for. So satisfying to find the name of something! Why is this? I do not know. Anyway - I really recommend this.