The Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds

cover of The Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds

Paperback - October 2009 - AU $32.99

A guide to the identification of all the birds so far recorded in Australia and designed to slip easily in a hip-pocket, backpack or glove box.

The Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds is a guide to the identification of all the birds so far recorded in Australia and is designed for use in the field, to slip easily in a hip-pocket, backpack or glove box. + Full description

The illustrations have been planned to enable easy comparison between similar species. There are more than 750 species described and illustrated in 200 superbly painted plates.

A must for serious naturalist in Australia, be they beginners or experts.

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Details

Paperback | October 2009 | $ 32.99
ISBN: 9781877069635 | 416 pages
Publisher: New Holland

Authors

Peter Slater has been interested in birds since early childhood and has studies nearly every Australian species in the field. He has written or illustrated more than 20 books on natural history. The paintings for this volume took about 6 years to complete, each bird being carefully checked for colour accuracy.

Pat Slater wrote several books, including award-winning natural history titles, and collaborated with her husband on the text of this volume. She died in 2003.

Raoul Slater contributed to the RAOU Atlas of Australian Birds, using the knowledge gained to prepare maps for this volume.