Australian Geographic Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Australia
- ISBN-13: 9781912081615
- Publisher/Imprint: JOHN BEAUFOY PUBLISH
- Author: Ingwersen, Dean
- Price: AUD 24.99
- Stock: 174 in stock
- Availability: Order will be despatched as soon as possible.
- Local release date: 08/11/2017
- Format: Paperback (180mm X 128mm) 176 pages Weight: 340g
- Categories: Wildlife: birds & birdwatching [WNCB]Australia [1MBF]
This easy-to-use identification guide to 280 bird species in Australia, including the most commonly seen and rare endemic species, 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.
This book is endorsed and branded by Australian Geographic - Covers 280 species of most commonly seen resident birds and regularly occurring migrants - Features more than 300 stunning colour photos - Includes facing-page species accounts, habitat descriptions, and distribution maps - The ideal photographic guide for beginners and seasoned birders alike
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