Know Your Birds


Australia's most common birds

Can you tell a pigeon from a seagull or a Magpie from a Currawong?

Would you know a native Noisy Miner from an introduced Indian or Common Myna?

There are over 750 species of birds in Australia, so it’s not surprising that most of us give up trying to know them all. Know Your Birds narrows the field to Australia’s best-known birds, those you are most likely to see around our towns and cities.

Between the pages of this book, no matter where you live in Australia you will find a great many familiar birds. Each of the 80 entries features a photographic portrait of a well-known bird. From these alone, you will be able to identify most of the birds that you see. The accompanying text explains how these birds live: their foibles, habits, social lives and domestic arrangements. You’ll be amazed at just how different from one another their lifestyles are.

By Louise Egerton

Format: Paperback, Pages: 176

Dimensions & Weight: 210x150x10mm, 400g approx

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