Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds: Volume 7: Boatbills to Starlings (Handbook of Australian, New Zealand & Antarctic Birds)Part A Boatbills to Larks

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9780195539967: Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds: Volume 7: Boatbills to Starlings (Handbook of Australian, New Zealand & Antarctic Birds)Part A Boatbills to Larks

The Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds is one of the world's major ornithological projects. This final volume, published in 2 parts, is the culmination of almost two decades of dedication by the editors, artists and volunteers who have now realized the vision to publish a comprehensive summary of our knowledge of all the known bird species that have been recorded in Australia, New Zealand and Antarctica.

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Peter Higgins is at HANZAB Projet Birds Australia. John Peter is at HANZAB Projet Birds Australia.

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"This is the best reference for the amazing birds of the HANZAB region and sets a high standard for similar handbooks around the world.... Whatever the future brings for revised editions, this series is a must for all libraries and an essential reference for anyone with an interest in the birds down under."--IBIS


"These two volumes, which continue the most complete coverage of birds of this area, will be useful for all libraries."--Choice


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