This Revised Edition includes updated maps, artwork and species accounts, reflecting current knowledge of the biology and distribution of Australia's birds. It features around 4700 specially commissioned colour illustrations of over900 species, 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. A new easier-to-use index is also included.
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.
Winner of the 2018 ABIA Small Publishers Adult Book of the Year
Winner of the 2017 Whitley Medal
FeaturesSuperb, specially commissioned artwork that provides a level of fine detail not found in any other Australian guides4700+ detailed paintings illustrating species variationsCoverage of all species and distinctive subspecies recorded in Australia and its external territories, using the latesttaxonomyIndexed by both the common and scientific names
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Number of pages: 576
Dimensions: 245 x 170 mm
Edition: Revised Edition