The National Photographic Index Of Australian Wildlife
This book deals with 74 species in 15 families, comprising the buntings, finches, sparrows, weavers, grass-finches, starlings, orioles, drongos, bowerbirds, birds of paradise, magpie-larks, mud-nest builders, woodswallows, currawongs, magpies, butcherbirds, crows and ravens.
Each species is fully described, accompanied by an informal account of its natural history. Enhanced with beautiful colour photographs throughout, this book caters for both specialists and those with little prior knowledge of the birds of Australia. A detailed synopsis is given of each species' dimensions, plumage, sexual and developmental differences, identification, variation, voice, habitat, food, habits, and reproduction including nests and eggs. Distribution maps show where each bird can be found in Australia.