The Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds

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New Holland, 2003 - Nature - 343 pages
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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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User Review  - bluetyson - LibraryThing

A really nice bird book. This is designed to be small enough to take around with you, and big enough that the pictures used for identification are actually usable for most people. In general, this ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Peter Slater, Wycliffe College, University of Toronto, is the author of "The Dynamics of Religion" and editor of "Religion and Culture in Canada/Religion et Culture au Canada" (WLU Press, 1977).

Donald Wiebe, Trinity College, University of Toronto, is the author of "Religion and Truth: Towards an Alternative Paradigm for the Study of Religion".

Maurice Boutin, Universite de Montreal, is the author of "Relationalitat als Verstehensprinzip bei Rudolf Bultmann".

Harold Coward, University of Calgary is the author of "Sphota Theory of Language", "Bhartrhari", and editor of several WLU Press titles.

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