Australian Bird Names: A Complete Guide by Jeannie Gray,Ian Fraser PDF

By Jeannie Gray,Ian Fraser

Australian poultry Names is geared toward someone with an curiosity in birds, phrases, or the heritage of Australian biology and bird-watching. It discusses universal and clinical names of each Australian chicken, to tease out the meanings, that could be worthy, dead or downright misleading!
The authors learn each species: its usually many-and-varied universal names, its complete clinical identify, with derivation, translation and a advisor to pronunciation. tales in the back of the identify are integrated, in addition to appropriate points of biology, conservation and heritage. unique descriptions, translated via the authors, were sourced for plenty of species.
As good as being a ebook approximately names this can be a e-book concerning the historical past of ever-developing understandings of birds, in regards to the those who contributed and, so much of all, concerning the birds themselves.
2013 Whitley Award Commendation for Zoological Resource.

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