Birds of Australia A Photographic Guide

Birds of Australia A Photographic Guide PDF

By Iain Campbell, Sam Woods and Nick Leseberg

Birds of Australia A Photographic Guide PDF. Australia is home to a spectacular diversity of birdlife, from parrots and penguins to emus and vibrant passerines. Birds of Australia covers all 714 species of resident birds and regularly occurring migrants and features more than 1,100 stunning color photographs, including many photos of subspecies and plumage variations never before seen in a field guide. Detailed facing-page species accounts describe key identification features such as size, plumage, distribution, behavior, and voice. This one-of-a-kind guide also provides extensive habitat descriptions with a large number of accompanying photos. The text relies on the very latest IOC taxonomy and the distribution maps incorporate the most current mapping data, making this the most up-to-date guide to Australian birds.

  • Covers all 714 species of resident birds and regularly occurring migrants
  • Features more than 1,100 stunning color 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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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

Australian Climate and Rainfall

Habitats of Australia

Marine and Coastal Habitats

Tropical Habitats

Temperate Habitats

Arid and Semi-arid Habitats

Man-made Habitats

Species Accounts

Cassowary

Emu

Megapodes

Quail

Grebes

Ducks, Geese, and Swans

Gannet

Tropicbirds

Pigeons and Doves

Frogmouths

Owlet-nightjar

Nightjars

Swifts

Storm Petrels

Albatrosses

Petrels and Shearwaters

Penguins

Frigatebirds

Boobies

Darter

Cormorants

Pelican

Stork

Cranes

Herons and Bitterns

Ibises and Spoonbills

Osprey

Kites, Hawks, and Eagles

Falcons

Rails, Crakes, and Coots

Bustard

Stone-curlews

Stilts and Avocets

Oystercatchers

Plovers

Jacana

Painted-snipe

Sandpipers and Snipes

Buttonquail

Pratincoles

Plains-wanderer

Skuas

Gulls and Terns

Cockatoos

Parrots

Cuckoos

Owls

Barn Owls

Kingfishers

Dollarbird

Bee-eater

Pittas

Lyrebirds

Australasian Treecreepers

Bowerbirds

Australasian Wrens

Scrubbirds

Bristlebirds

Australasian Warblers

Pardalotes

Honeyeaters

Australasian Babblers

Logrunners

Quail-thrushes and Whipbirds

Cuckooshrikes

Sittella

Whistlers and Allies

Figbird and Orioles

Woodswallows

Butcherbirds and Currawongs

Fantails

Crows

Monarchs

Australian Mudnesters

Birds-of-paradise

Drongo

Australasian Robins

Larks

Pipit and Wagtail

Grassbirds

Cisticolas

Reed Warbler

White-eyes

Mistletoebird

Sunbird

Swallows and Martins

Thrushes

Estrildid Finches

Old World Sparrows

Finches

Starlings

Bulbul

Abbreviations

Glossary

Photo Credits
Index of Species

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