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Birds of Australia : A Photographic Guide / Iain Campbell, Nick Leseberg, Sam Woods.

Author/Creator:
Campbell, Iain author.
Publication:
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Subjects:
Birds -- Australia -- Identification.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
Australia is home to a spectacular diversity of birdlife, from parrots and penguins to emus and vibrant passerines. Birds of Australia covers all 714 species of resident birds and regularly occurring migrants and features more than 1,100 stunning color photographs, including many photos of subspecies and plumage variations never before seen in a field guide. Detailed facing-page species accounts describe key identification features such as size, plumage, distribution, behavior, and voice. This one-of-a-kind guide also provides extensive habitat descriptions with a large number of accompanying photographs The text relies on the very latest IOC taxonomy and the distribution maps incorporate the most current mapping data, making this the most up-to-date guide to Australian birds.Covers all 714 species of resident birds and regularly occurring migrantsFeatures more than 1,100 stunning color photosIncludes facing-page species accounts, habitat descriptions, and distribution mapsThe ideal photographic guide for beginners and seasoned birders alike
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Australian Climate and Rainfall
Habitats of Australia
Species Accounts
Cassowary
Emu
Megapodes
Quail
Grebes
Ducks, Geese, and Swans
Gannet
Tropicbirds
Pigeons and Doves
Frogmouths
Owlet-nightjar
Nightjars
Swifts
Storm Petrels
Albatrosses
Petrels and Shearwaters
Penguins
Frigatebirds
Boobies
Darter
Cormorants
Pelican
Stork
Cranes
Herons and Bitterns
Ibises and Spoonbills
Osprey
Kites, Hawks, and Eagles
Falcons
Rails, Crakes, and Coots
Bustard
Stone-curlews
Stilts and Avocets
Oystercatchers
Plovers
Jacana
Painted-snipe
Sandpipers and Snipes
Buttonquail
Pratincoles
Plains-wanderer
Skuas
Gulls and Terns
Cockatoos
Parrots
Cuckoos
Owls
Barn Owls
Kingfishers
Dollarbird
Bee-eater
Pittas
Lyrebirds
Australasian Treecreepers
Bowerbirds
Australasian Wrens
Scrubbirds
Bristlebirds
Australasian Warblers
Pardalotes
Honeyeaters
Australasian Babblers
Logrunners
Quail-thrushes and Whipbirds
Cuckooshrikes
Sittella
Whistlers and Allies
Figbird and Orioles
Woodswallows
Butcherbirds and Currawongs
Fantails
Crows
Monarchs
Australian Mudnesters
Birds-of-paradise
Drongo
Australasian Robins
Larks
Pipit and Wagtail
Grassbirds
Cisticolas
Reed Warbler
White-eyes
Mistletoebird
Sunbird
Swallows and Martins
Thrushes
Estrildid Finches
Old World Sparrows
Finches
Starlings
Bulbul
Abbreviations
Glossary
Photo Credits
Index of Species
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 08. Jul 2019)
Contributor:
Jones, Geoff.
Leseberg, Nick, author.
Woods, Sam, author.
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9781400865109
OCLC:
1013948880
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9781400865109 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.