The Resource The birds of prey of Australia : a field guide to Australian raptors, Stephen Debus

The birds of prey of Australia : a field guide to Australian raptors, Stephen Debus

Label
The birds of prey of Australia : a field guide to Australian raptors
Title
The birds of prey of Australia
Title remainder
a field guide to Australian raptors
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Debus
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Birds of Prey of Australia summarises the features and biology of Australian birds of prey, which include some of the most spectacular birds found in this region. Eagles, falcons, goshawks, harriers, and kites all feature in this handy and fully illustrated book, which has been written for ordinary bird-lovers, naturalists, and ornithologists
Cataloging source
ANB:REV
Dewey number
  • 598.9/0994
  • 598.90994
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL696.F3
LC item number
D43 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The birds of prey of Australia : a field guide to Australian raptors, Stephen Debus
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography p.148-152
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Contents
  • 1. Birds of prey -- 2. Osprey Pandion haliaetus -- 3. Small kites, genus Elanus. Black-shouldered Kite Elanus axillaris. Letter-winged Kite Elanus scriptus -- 4. Australian endemic hawks, genera Lophoictinia, Hamirostra, Erythrotriorchis. Square-tailed Kite Lophoictinia isura. Black-breasted Buzzard Hamirostra melanosternon. Red Goshawk Erythrotriorchis radiatus -- 5. Bazas, genus Aviceda. Pacific Baza (Crested Hawk) Aviceda subcristata -- 6. Large kites and sea-eagles. Black Kite (Fork-tailed Kite) Milvus migrans. Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus. Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus. White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster -- 7. Harriers, genus Circus. Spotted Harrier Circus assimilis. Swamp Harrier Circus approximans. Eastern Marsh-Harrier Circus spilonotus -- 8. Goshawks and sparrowhawks, genus Accipiter. Brown Goshawk Accipiter fasciatus. Grey Goshawk Accipiter novachollandiae. Collared Sparrowhawk Accipiter cirrhocephalus -- 9. Booted eagles, genera Aquila and Hieraaetus
  • Wedge-tailed Eagle Aquila audax. Gurney's Eagle Aquila gurneyi. Little Eagle Hieraaetus morphnoides -- 10. Falcons, genus Falco. Brown Falcon Falco berigora. Australian Hobby (Little Falcon) Falco longipennis. Grey Falcon Falco hypoleucos. Black Falcon Falco subniger. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus. Nankeen Kestrel (Australian Kestrel) Falco cenchroides -- 11. Threats, conservation and the future
Control code
000013257769
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
viii, 152 p., [36] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780195506242
Lccn
98195846
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b18037896
System control number
  • 33217006373881
  • (OCoLC)38759191

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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