Reed Concise Guide Wildflowers of Australia

Reed Concise Guide Wildflowers of Australia



Green Guide Garden Birds of Australia

Behavioural insights, action photography

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By Peter Slater and Sally Elmer
Format Paperback / softback
Page Extent 96
Book Size 180 x 130 x 7 mm (H x W x D)
Imprint Reed New Holland
Release Date 28 Jul 2015
Subject Classification The natural world, country life & pets / Wildlife: general interest / Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

What attracts birds to gardens?

How is the sex of brush-turkeys determined?

Which is the true mopoke?

What is pigeon's milk?

Why the name 'rosella'?

Answers to these and many more questions about garden birds can be found in this useful guide.

THE AUSTRALIAN GREEN GUIDES have been created for wildlife enthusiasts of all ages. The most commonly asked questions are answered with particular emphasis on fascinating behavioural insights into both common and unusual creatures. The pages are alive with entertaining and informative text accompanied by exciting action photography.

Peter Slater

Peter Slater was interested in birds from early childhood until his death in 2020 and studied nearly every Australian species in the field. He wrote and illustrated many books, including award-winners ‘The Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds’, ‘Rare and Vanishing Australian Birds’, ‘Masterpieces of Australian Bird Photography’ and ‘Australian Birds – a portfolio of paintings and drawings’, as well as hold many exhibitions of paintings.

Sally Elmer

Sally worked for 15 years as an artist with the Queensland Museum, and in 1995 decided to take the plunge and become a self-employed artist. From a studio in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, surrounded by the sights and sounds of what inspires her, she enjoys observing and researching our native wildlife, discovering a diversity of colour, texture and character.