By: Serventy, Vincent N. [Editor-In-Chief]

Price: $89.30

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xvii, + 331pp., colour-plate illustrations throughout, together with small distribution maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm, minimally bumped on heel. Black boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Colour, photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn, and has a repaired closed tear on heel of spine. This title is the second in the 'National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife' series, each a stand-alone volume. All the birds described in this book live in or around Australian estuaries, rivers or lakes - birds such as ducks, herons, storks, ibises, cranes and waterhens . . . Descriptions include: other names, measurements, description, adult/immature, variation, voice, food, habits, breeding, distribution and status. Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Grebes, Herons - Egrets - Bitterns, Storks, Ibises and Spoonbills, Swans - Geese - Ducks, Rails - Crakes - Gallinules and Coots, Cranes, Eggs, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 1.55KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.


Author Name: Serventy, Vincent N. [Editor-In-Chief]

Categories: Animals/Birds/Insects, Australiana, Natural History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1985

ISBN Number: 020715015X

ISBN Number 13: 9780207150159

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 013062

Keywords: Natural History, Waterbirds, Australia, Ornithology, Description and Identification, Series: National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife