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A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Australia

Field / Identification GuideWorld / Checklist

Series: Naturalist's Guides - World

By: Dean Ingwersen (Author)

176 pages, ~300 colour photos, 2 colour maps

John Beaufoy Books

Paperback | Sep 2015 | #222725 | ISBN-13: 9781909612488
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NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€12 approx

About this book

An easy-to-use identification guide to 280 Australian birds, including the most commonly seen and rare endemic species.
- For each species the authoritative text describes identifying features, distribution, habits and habitats.
- Size, common and scientific names listed
- Overview of climate, vegetation, biogeography and the main birding sites
- Includes a complete checklist of the birds of Australia with their status in the region and current global status

"[...] This book will undoubtedly be a popular pocket guide. The pictures are very clear for such a small format, and definitely sufficient for identification.[...]"
– Damien Farine, Ibis (158), 2016


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Biography

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, been awarded by the ANZANG photography competition and contributes regularly to Australian Birdlife.

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