While Tasmania is the smallest of Australia's states,it boats a coastline of over 5,000 kilometres and over 350 offshore islands. within its landmass habitats range from woodlands,forests and mountain ranges to coastal heathlands and estuaries. These diverse environments are home to more than 200 species if birdlife,some resident,some regular or irregular visitors,as well as 12 species found nowhere else on earth.
A comprehensive listing of all major bird species found in Tasmania, accompanied by full-colour photographs of each bird in its natural habitat for identification purposes. Informative text, distribution maps and full-colour photographs makes Field Guide to Tasmanian Birds an essential guide for anyone interested in Tasmania's avifauna.