By Jeannie Gray,Ian Fraser

ISBN-10: 0643104690

ISBN-13: 9780643104693

Australian chook Names is geared toward someone with an curiosity in birds, phrases, or the heritage of Australian biology and bird-watching. It discusses universal and medical names of each Australian poultry, to tease out the meanings, that may be helpful, lifeless or downright misleading!
The authors learn each species: its usually many-and-varied universal names, its complete clinical identify, with derivation, translation and a consultant to pronunciation. tales at the back of the identify are incorporated, in addition to proper features of biology, conservation and heritage. unique descriptions, translated through the authors, were sourced for lots of species.
As good as being a publication approximately names this can be a publication in regards to the background of ever-developing understandings of birds, concerning the those who contributed and, such a lot of all, in regards to the birds themselves.
2013 Whitley Award Commendation for Zoological Resource.

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