Field Guide to Australian Birds

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Paperback - April 2004 - AU $35.00 On sale until 15-Dec usually AU $49.95

Australia's definitive field guide to Australian birds.

Written and illustrated by bird expert, Michael Morcombe, this is the most comprehensive field guide to Australian birds published. Simple, clear design links text and paintings; unique system of organisation of information; includes breeding section; and maps define variances in ranges and subspecies. It covers 850 species; includes breeding section; 3500 paintings and 800 maps. + Full description

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Paperback | April 2004 | $ 49.95
ISBN: 9781740214179 | 448 pages
Publisher: Steve Parish Publishing
Colour illustrations


  • 3,400 pictures of 850 species from Australian mainland, Tasmania and island territories
  • essential information on these species
  • unique illustrated section on nests and eggs for species that breed in Australia
  • QuickFind system of colour tags gives easy reference to groups of bird families
  • graduated colour distribution maps
  • the most detailed descriptions of birdsong ever published in a guide
  • key identification features of each species are placed beside its illustrations
  • comprehensive introduction to the book’s features and basic birding terms