With their glorious plumage, charismatic features and melodious calls, Australia's tropical birds are spectacular and much loved. But with so many colourful species inhabiting a range of environments, how do you tell a spectacled monarch from a magnificent riflebird?
'Tropical Birds Of Australia' is an excellent addition to Penguin's range of mini books. With beautiful full-colour photographs, this pocket-sized guide collects together 40 of the brightest, strangest and most popular birds to grace Australia's skies.
Useful details of the following characteristics of each species are included:
- geographic range
- habitat and nest
- breeding, incubation and fledging
A charming and affordable introduction to the tropical birds of Australia, this book will appeal to nature lovers, bird watchers, and anyone who wants to know more about the wealth of incredible bird life on their doorstep.