by Peter Rowland

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ISBN-13: 9780643098688
Publication date: 05/06/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Peter Rowland worked periodically for the bird and reptile departments at the Australian Museum from 1983 to 2003, and has travelled throughout Australia, New Caledonia and the United Kingdom, studying and photographing wildlife. Peter has written two books and five scientific articles on the birds of Australia and New Guinea, and has contributed written and photographic material to many other publications. In 1998 Peter was a recipient of the Whitely Award for literature.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 1) Introduction; 2) Classification and Morphology; 3) Habitat, Distribution and Conservation; 4) Bower Evolution and Sexual Behaviour; 5) Species Accounts: Bowerbird Key; Spotted Catbird; Green Catbird; Tooth-billed Bowerbird; Golden Bowerbird; Regent Bowerbird; Satin Bowerbird; Spotted Bowerbird; Western Bowerbird; Great Bowerbird; Fawn-Breasted Bowerbird; 6) New Guinea Species Supplement: White-eared Catbird; Macgregor’s Bowerbird; Streaked Bowerbird; Vogelkop Bowerbird; Yellow-fronted Bowerbird; Archbold’s Bowerbird; Masked Bowerbird; Flame Bowerbird; Adelbert Bowerbird; Lauterbach’s Bowerbird; Bibliography; Index.

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