Download e-book for iPad: Australian Bird Names: A Complete Guide by Jeannie Gray,Ian Fraser

By Jeannie Gray,Ian Fraser

Australian chicken Names is aimed toward a person with an curiosity in birds, phrases, or the historical past of Australian biology and bird-watching. It discusses universal and clinical names of each Australian poultry, to tease out the meanings, that could be valuable, dead or downright misleading!
The authors study 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 incorporated, in addition to suitable features of biology, conservation and historical past. unique descriptions, translated through the authors, were sourced for plenty of species.
As good as being a publication approximately names this can be a booklet concerning the historical past 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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