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Australian Parrots, third edition, revised

Forshaw, Joseph M. and Cooper, William T.

Published by Queensland, Australia: Alexander Editions, . Third edition., 2002
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Pp. 640, 62 full page color plates after paintings by William T.Cooper, 14 plain text-figures (maps, diagrams and cladograms), 58 color distribution maps, 17 color photos of habitats. Publisher's original green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, sm folio. This is the completely revised and greatly expanded third edition. Australia is home to one-sixth of the world's species of parrots. Every part of the vast Australian continent is inhabited by parrots, from tropical forests of Queensland to the sandy deserts of the interior. Also, the Budgerigar (the budgie), the world's most popular cage bird, hails from Australia. This third edition is the first to introduce biochemical analyses for taxonomic identification; this edition also contains significant information on threatened species and on hybrids recorded in wild or in captivity. No ownership marks and no signs of use. A fine (new) copy in a fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 7005

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Title: Australian Parrots, third edition, revised

Publisher: Queensland, Australia: Alexander Editions, . Third edition.

Publication Date: 2002

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