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The Field Guide to the Birds of Australia

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The definitive and most respected guide to Australian bird identification, this book is a must for both experts and amateurs.

First published in 1980, Graham Pizzey′s Field Guide to the Birds of Australia combines a depth and breadth of knowledge with beautiful, full-colour illustrations by Frank Knight.

Comprehensive and fully updated, this 9th edition of the Guide is more
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Paperback, 9th Ed., 624 pages
Published September 1st 2012 by HarperCollins Australia (first published 1980)
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Sheri Fresonke Harper
Oct 13, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: science, birds
Huge size and weight of this definitive book on bird identification in Australia makes it somewhat difficult to use in the field or carry in your luggage to Australia. However, every bird is richly described, beautifully illustrated. Definitely a work of art and research worth having.
Maddy
Jan 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
(This started/finished date is totally arbitrary.)

This isn't exactly the type of book you read from cover to cover in a sitting, but it's been so useful and fun and knowledge-enhancing that it's an easy five stars. I am but a very very casual birder so I can't say how it compares to other guides, but the pictures are fantastic and the information is even better. I've had it a solid four or five months, but I still use it all the time. Yesterday, I consulted the section on birds of prey to confir
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Amber Jaded
Apr 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-parts
Beautiful book, stunning illustrations, detailed descriptions of both juvenile, adult and of both genders of the birds. A must have for an animal lover
Paul Hackett
Jan 20, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Excellent Field Guide for anyone wanting to learn more about Australian Birds.
Radiantflux
Jun 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: biology
The slightly bigger size is amply compensated by the beauty and quality of the illustrations and information contained within. Really a work of art as much as a guide.
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