The Field Guide to the Birds of Australia 9th Edition

by F Knight G Pizzey S Pizzey

On Sale: 01/09/2012



About the Book

The definitive guide to identifying Australian birds.

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 the new taxonomy, and the book has been expanded to include eighteen new species as well as a new section on vagrant species. It also features new information on bird family groups, more than 750 distribution maps based on the most recent bird atlas data, as well as a new Quick Find Index, to assist with quick identification of birds in the field. this is the essential reference for every bird enthusiast.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780732291938
  • ISBN 10: 0732291933
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 01/09/2012
  • Pages: 624
  • List Price: 45.00 AUD
  • BISAC1: Lifestyle, sport & leisure / Natural history


Graham Pizzey, who died in 2001, was a member of the Order of Australia and an Honorary Associate in Ornithology at the Museum of Victoria. He was also a council member of the Australian Conservation Foundation and of Birds Australia (the Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union).

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