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

By Jeannie Gray,Ian Fraser

ISBN-10: 0643104690

ISBN-13: 9780643104693

Australian chicken Names is aimed toward somebody with an curiosity in birds, phrases, or the heritage of Australian biology and bird-watching. It discusses universal and clinical names of each Australian poultry, to tease out the meanings, that could be invaluable, lifeless or downright misleading!
The authors study each species: its usually many-and-varied universal names, its complete medical identify, with derivation, translation and a advisor to pronunciation. tales in the back of the identify are incorporated, in addition to proper features of biology, conservation and background. unique descriptions, translated via the authors, were sourced for lots of species.
As good as being a e-book approximately names it is a publication in regards to the heritage of ever-developing understandings of birds, in regards to the those who contributed and, such a lot of all, in regards to the birds themselves.
2013 Whitley Award Commendation for Zoological Resource.

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