The world's third-largest island nation, Australia has a wide range of wildlife with over 450 species of mammals, 300 species of lizards, 110,000 species of insects and 800 species of birds. Australian Wildlife is the ideal pocket-sized reference guide for bird lovers of all skill levels. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species. A map of the prominent vegetation zones found in Australia has also been included. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and resident alike. Made in the USA.www.waterfordpress.com
About the Author
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh’s path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.