The Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds
New Holland Publishers Pty, Limited, Mar 1, 2003 - Nature - 343 pages
This guide to the identification of all the birds so far recorded in Australia is designed for use in the field, to slip easily into a hip pocket, backpack or glovebox. The illustrations have been designed to enable easy comparison between similiar species. The text emphasizes the best way to differentiate each species, with a key sentence setting out the most helpful characteristics to watch for. In The Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds, more than 750 species are described and illustrated in 157 superbly painted plates. The concise and informative text details the different plumages of male and females, variations between juvenile and adult birds, and information on separate sub-species or races, together with their ranges.
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