This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in Australia is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from one of Australia’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers climate,vegetation, biogeography and the key sites for viewing the listed species. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the birds of Australia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, IUCN status.
Dean Ingwersen has worked in various conservation roles at BirdLife Australia, and currently manages their Woodland Birds for Biodiversity project. He believes that quality photography of the natural environment is one of the strongest ways to engage the community in conservation and sustainability. Dean has had his photos published nationally and internationally, he’s been awarded by the ANZANG photography competition and contributes regularly to Australian Birdlife.