Field Guide to the Birds of Australia – 8th Edition by Nicolas Day and Ken Simpson
Since it was first published in 1984, Simpson & Day’s Field Guide to the Birds of Australia has been one of the most – if not the most – respected bird guide in the country. It has sold over 500 000 copies. T
he guide contains 132 superb full-colour plates showing all Australian bird species; key points of identification using the latest classification system; distribution maps for all species; over 900 black and white line illustrations; breeding information; a vagrant bird bulletin; a core library list; and easy-to-use indexes. This eighth edition has been revised and updated, including some beautiful new plates.