Text: Peter Menkhorst, Danny Rogers, Rohan Clark, Illustrations: Jeff Davies, Peter Marsack and Kim Franklin. National Library of Australia, CSIRO Publishing Soft cover 566 pages
The Australian Bird Guide is the most comprehensive field guide to Australian birds ever published. Almost 250 stunning plates are complemented by detailed maps and a rigorous and accurate text, covering identification, distribution and status, with a greater coverage of subspecific and plumage variation than any other guide.This book sets a new standard for coverage of Australia's remarkable avifauna. It is truly indispensible for all birders and naturalists in the region.