Field Guide to the Birds of Australia
The Field Guide to the Birds of Australia is the definitive and most respected work on bird identification in Australia.
First published in 1980, Graham Pizzey’s field guide combines a depth and breadth of knowledge with beautiful, full-colour illustrations by Frank Knight.
The species entries are ordered as per the new taxonomic order of C&B 2008 and the guide is more suitable to be used as a quick reference due to the inclusion of associated colour-tabs. It has also been brought up-to-date with the inclusion of a number of new species, encompassing significantly more Vagrants (very occasional visitors to Australia, mostly storm assisted) which will have their own discrete Vagrants section at the back of the book. It also contains a longer Quick Reference Guide than the 8th edition, spanning over a few pages, with presenting images alongside the species group names.