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Title: Birds of Australia: Seventh Edition (Princeton Field Guides)
ISBN: 0691120498
ISBN13: 978-0691120492
Other Formats: lit lrf mobi txt
Pages: 392 pages
Publisher: Princeton University Press; 7 edition (July 26, 2004)
Language: English
Category: Science & Math
Size PDF version: 1721 kb
Size EPUB version: 1401 kb
Subcategory: Biological Sciences




This is the completely revised seventh edition of Australia's best field guide, with more than 500,000 copies sold over its lifetime. In 132 color plates of remarkable beauty and precision, Nicolas Day has captured the details of all of Australia's 760 birds. Succinct text by Ken Simpson and other experts gives key points of identification, as well as information about the birds' abundance and patterns of movement. Every species text is accompanied by a detailed map showing the boundaries of breeding and non-breeding populations.

This updated edition includes sixteen new or revised color plates, all new distribution maps with subspecies shown, and more than 900 black-and white-illustrations. The Vagrant Bird Bulletin has been extended to include 74 species, while a useful breeding summary for every species gives immediate information regarding their annual breeding cycle.

All readers, whether beginners or experienced birdwatchers, ornithologists, students or travelers, will find Simpson & Day's Birds of Australia an unrivalled companion to discovering the unique birdlife of this remarkable continent.Field guide section that offers key points of identification using the latest classification system132 superb full color plates showing all Australian bird species, including 16 new or revised platesAll new distribution maps with subspecies shownMore than 900 black and white line illustrations, many new or redrawnExtended breeding informationVagrant Bird Bulletin with 74 speciesUpdated core library for beginner birdwatchers