By Niven McCrie,Richard Noske

ISBN-10: 1486300340

ISBN-13: 9781486300341

Birds of the Darwin area is the 1st entire remedy of the avifauna of Darwin, a urban situated in Australia's monsoon tropics, the place seasons are outlined through rainfall instead of via temperature. With its mangrove-lined bays and creeks, tidal mudflats, monsoon rainforests, savanna woodlands and freshwater lagoons, Darwin has retained all of its unique habitats in near-pristine situation, and is domestic or host to 323 chicken species. not like different Australian towns, it has no tested unique poultry species.

Following an advent to the historical past of ornithology within the sector and a close appraisal of its avifauna, species money owed describe the habitats, relative abundance, behaviour, ecology and breeding season of 258 well-known species, in response to over 500 absolutely referenced resources, and unique observations by means of the authors. Distribution maps and charts of the seasonality of every species are offered, in keeping with a dataset comprising nearly 120,000 files, one-third of which have been contributed by way of the authors. beautiful color photos enhance the money owed of so much species, together with a few of the sixty five species regarded as vagrants to the area.

This booklet is a must-read for pro ornithologists and beginner birders, and an necessary reference for neighborhood biologists, lecturers and scholars, and executive and non-government environmental companies, in addition to other folks who similar to to observe birds.

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