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Owls Frogmouths and Nightjars of Australia [used book][hard to get]

By: David Hollands

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Australia, Bloomings Books: 2008

Seller ID: A1394


A comprehensive look at all seventeen Owls, Nightjars and Frogmouths of Australia. Richly illustrated with over 200 photographs, showing all aspects of the birds' lives. View more info

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Backyard Bird Sounds with CD: Includes Songs and Calls of 74 Common Species

By: Fred Van Gessel

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2015

Seller ID: A1102


Our backyard birds provide an endless source of interest and entertainment. From noisy honeyeaters squabbling over wattle flowers to tine pardalotes flitting high in the treetops. This remarkable and very useful book and audio CD combination will help the reader to identify a wide selection of common species by sight and sound. A little knowledge of the songs and calls of our birds goes a long way to identifying the surprisingly extensive range of species which inha... View more info

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The Field Guide to the Birds of Australia 9th Edition

By: Graham Pizzey and Frank Knight and Sarah Pizzey

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2012

Edition: 9th Edition

Seller ID: A1126


The definitive and most respected guide to Australian bird identification, this book is a must for both experts and amateurs. First published in 1980, Graham Pizzey's Field Guide to the Birds of Australia combines a depth and breadth of knowledge with beautiful, full-colour illustrations by Frank Knight. Comprehensive and fully updated, this 9th edition of the Guide is more user-friendly than ever before. Species entries have been re-ordered and updated to reflect ... View more info

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Birds of Brisbane: A Queensland Museum Pocket Wild Guide

By: Gregory Czechura

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2008

Seller ID: 003428


A comprehensive pocket-sized guide to the birds of Brisbane. This pocket companion is just the thing for any avid Brisbane bird-watcher. From frogmouths to falcons and crows to cockatoos, this little book contains images, calls and behaviours of every bird you're likely to find in and around Brisbane. 68 pages. View more info

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Birds of Moreton Bay: A Queensland Museum Pocket Wild Guide

By: Gregory Czechura

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2012

Seller ID: 003430


An introduction to the birds that frequent Moreton Bay's estuarine wetlands, and the more common and notable species seen offshore and in surrounding habitats. 68 pages. View more info

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Raptors of Southern Queensland: A Queensland Museum Pocket Wild Guide

By: Gregory Czechura and Chris Field

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2007

Seller ID: 003429


This pocket sized companion covers almost 50 species of raptors living in Southern Queensland. This is an invaluable reference for bird watchers around Australia. View more info

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Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names

By: James A. Jobling

Price: $99.95

Publisher: UK, Christopher Helm: 2009

Seller ID: A1012


Many scientific bird names describe a bird's habits, habitat, distribution or plumage, while other birds are named after their discoverers or in honour of prominent ornithologists. This extraordinary work of reference lists the genus and species name for almost every species of bird in the world as well as information about its meaning and derivation. In the case of eponyms brief biographical details are provided for each of the personalities commemorated in the scientif... View more info

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Field Guide To The Birds Of Australia 8th Edition Completely Revised and Updated

By: Ken Simpson

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2010

Edition: 8th Edition

Seller ID: A1476


Since it was first published in 1984, Simpson & Day's Field Guide to the Birds of Australia has been one of the most - if not the most - respected bird guide in the country. It has sold over 500 000 copies. The guide contains 132 superb full-colour plates showing all Australian bird species; key points of identification using the latest classification system; distribution maps for all species; over 900 black and white line illustrations; breeding information; a vagrant b... View more info

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The Bird Man of Brisbane: Silvester Diggles and His Ornithol

By: Louis J. Pigott

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2010

Seller ID: 003970


When Silvester Diggles arrived in 1855 there was little artistic or scientific talent in the small frontier town of Brisbane. By the time of his death in 1880, his paramount legacy was a large book on Australian birds, profusely illustrated with hand-coloured lithographs. Acting as his own publisher from 1865 onwards, Diggles produced the first substantial zoological work to commence publication in Australia. The compilation and content of this rare work of art and natur... View more info

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Know Your Birds: Australia's Most Common Birds

By: Louise Egerton

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2004

Seller ID: 004499


"Ok, so you can tell a pigeon from a seagull but what about a Magpie from a Currawong? Or a native Noisy Miner from an introduced Indian or Common Myna? There are over 750 species of birds in Australia, so it's not surprising that most of us give up trying to know them all. Know Your Birds narrows the field to Australia's best known birds, those you are most likely to see around our towns and cities. Between the pages of this book - no matter where you live in Australia ... View more info

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Wildlife of Greater Brisbane 2nd Edition: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide *** Temporarily Out of Stock ***

By: Michelle Ryan

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2007

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 003417


Residents of the Greater Brisbane Region are privileged to live in one of the richest natural environments in Australia. From high mountain rainforest to the barest cityscape, the region is home to an astonishing variety of wild creatures, large and small, seen and unseen. Worms, snails, spiders, insects, fish, frogs, lizards, snakes, birds and mammals, many of them rare or endangered, survive alongside the region's 2.8 million human inhabitants, sharing their homes, b... View more info

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What Bird is That? The Classic Guide to the Birds of Australia: Revised Field 2nd Edition

By: Neville Cayley

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 1991

Edition: Revised Field 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1393


Neville Cayley's What Bird is that? is Australia's most popular bird-identification guide. This comprehensive and authoritative field guide, now in its second edition, has been fully revised and updated by prominent ornithologist Terence Lindsey, who has added more than 30 new species and included additional information on identification and breeding. Each bird is illustrated in full colour. View more info

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The Australian Bird Guide

By: Peter Menkhorst and Danny Rogers and Rohan Clarke and Jeff Davies and Peter Marsack and Kim Franklin

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, CSIRO Publishing: 2017

Seller ID: A1429


The most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated field guide to Australia’s unique birdlife. Australia’s avifauna is large, diverse and spectacular, reflecting the continent’s impressive range of habitats and evolutionary history. With specially commissioned paintings of over 900 species, The Australian Bird Guide is the most comprehensive field guide to Australian birds ever seen. The guide features around 4700 colour illustrations, with particular emphasi... View more info

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The Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds 2nd Edition

By: Peter Slater and Pat Slater and Raoul Slater

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2009

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 002295


This guide to the identification and classification of all the birds so far recorded in Australia is designed for use in the field, to slip easily into a hip-pocket, backpack, or glovebox. The illustrations have been planned to enable easy comparison between similar species. The text emphasises the best way to differentiate each species, with a key sentence setting out the most helpful characteristics to watch for. In the Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds, more ... View more info

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Birds of Prey of the World [used book]

By: Philip Burton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Mallard Press: 1990

Seller ID: 002367


Birds of Prey is a comprehensive guide to one of the most fascinating and varied of all groups of birds. It is fully illustrated throughout in superb colour, and its clear, concise text will appeal to armchair naturalists and serious ornithologists alike. The book includes: Full colour illustrations of all 286 bird of prey species, showing breeding plumage and variations. Maps showing the distribution of each species, including summer and winter ranges and migrations ... View more info

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The Complete Guide to Finding the Birds of Australia Second Edition

By: Richard Thomas and Sarah Thomas and David Andrew and Alan McBride

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, CSIRO Publishing: 2011

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 004027


First published in 1994, The Complete Guide to Finding the Birds of Australia was the first ever book of its type in Australia - a complete guide to locating every resident bird species in Australia, plus suplementary information on where to finnd rarities, migratory species and logistical information. 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 vagrants a... View more info