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The Compact Australian Bird Guide - Jeff Davies

The Compact Australian Bird Guide

By: Jeff Davies, Peter Menkhorst, Danny Rogers, Rohan Clarke, Peter Marsack

Paperback | 1 August 2022

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The Compact Australian Bird Guide is an easy-to-use and beautifully illustrated quick identification guide to all bird species regularly occurring in Australia. The content has been carefully designed to provide the reader with key information to enable rapid identification of a bird, in a convenient form.

Based on the award-winning The Australian Bird Guide, this compact format features over 700 bird species that are resident or regular visitors to the Australian mainland and Tasmania, and surrounding seas accessible within a day trip by boat.

The Compact Australian Bird Guide will appeal to both the beginner and experienced birdwatcher, and includes up-to-date species descriptions, distribution maps, illustrations and quick guide comparison pages for major groups. Ideal for your next holiday, field trip or simply to use in your own backyard.

About the Authors

Peter Menkhorst is a zoologist at the Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research, Victoria.

Danny Rogers is an ecologist at the Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research, Victoria.

Rohan Clarke is a lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences at Monash University.

Jeff Davies is an Australian artist with a focus on portraits of Australian birds and their environments.

About the Illustrator

Kim Franklin is an artist and illustrator who has exhibited worldwide. Peter Marsack is an award-winning artist based in Canberra.

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