The Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds (or HANZAB, for short) is one of the world's major ornithological projects. This is the sixth of a seven-volume encyclopedia which, when complete, will provide a comprehensive summary of the biology together with detailed illustrations of all 952 species of birds which occur in Australia, New Zealand, and Antarctica. Thus the work covers a significant proportion of the Earth's surface and will describe in unsurpassed detail some 10% of all known bird species.
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Book Description Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2002., 2002. Quarto,800 pp.,37 colour plates, text illustrations, maps, very good copy in dustwrapper. Each species account includes sections on field identification, habitat, distribution and population, movements and migration, food, social organisation, social behaviour, voice, breeding, plumage and morphology, and references. Continuing the coverage of 107 species of Passerines, this volume includes the Pardalotes, Gerygones, Thornbills, Robins, Babblers, Wedgebills, Quail-thrushes. The colour plates by renowned bird artists such as Peter Marsack, Peter Slater depict all species in fine detail, showing those small differentiations in plumage which may be used to determine accurately the age and sex of individual birds. Bookseller Inventory # 16610
Book Description OUP Oxford Australia & New Zealand, Australia, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. This book has a tear on the top of the dust jacket and PLEASE NOTE the title page is missing. The book is like new inside. See pictures. Please note this is the picture of the book you are buying as we do not use stock photos.This book is heavy so extra postage will have to be paid. All our books are shipped from Victoria, Australia. Bookseller Inventory # 000030