Wildlife Books – Birds

by on May.14, 2012, under Birds, Fauna, Information, New South Wales, Queensland, Uncategorized, Western Australia

Complete Guide to Finding the Birds of Australia

Richard Thomas,  Sarah Thomas,  David Andrew and Alan McBride

Paperback: 978 0 643 09785 8
Price: $49.95 Published: March 2011
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
456 pp., 5 1/2″ x 8 3/4″
maps, b/w & color photos
Edition: Second Edition
* Easy-to-read, up-to-date information augmented with easily understood maps
* Divided by geographical area according to ease of finding each species
* Covers all endemic and resident species plus migratory species expected most yearsFirst published in 1994, The Complete Guide to Finding the Birds of Australiawas the first ever book of its type – a complete guide to locating every resident bird species in Australia. This fully revised second edition expands on the best-selling appeal of the first, describing the best-known sites for all of Australia’s endemic birds, plus regular migrants such as seabirds and shorebirds. It covers all states and territories, and is the first guide to include all of Australia’s island and external territories.Profusely illustrated with color photographs of interesting, unique or unusual Australian birds, this book is a must-have for all birdwatchers.

Table of Contents:
Acknowledgements
Introduction
How to use this guide
Biographies
Disclaimer
States and Territories
1. Victoria
2. Tasmania
3. New South Wales
4. Australian Capital Territory
5. Queensland
6. Northern Territory
7. Western Australia
8. South Australia
9. Australia’s islands and external territories
10. Pelagic birding

 This book originally arrived in 1994. It was the beginning for the concept of where to see wildlife. The authors detail in this latest edition, the places to Australian resident birds. “Twitchers” bible if you like.