This book is a compact overview of the most interesting aspects of Australia’s wildlife and where and when to best observe it.
All major groups are covered, from mammals to invertebrates. The habitats, climate, and conservation issues are covered, and mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and freshwater fishes, invertebrates each have an entire chapter with important details. The marine environment, Where to go, and Top tips round out the book.
Where to go: key destinations for wildlife spotting; Over 250 color photos; How the landscape was formed and wildlife evolved; practical tips on photography, full-color maps.
Natural history writer Stella Martin is the perfect guide to the country's flora and fauna. Informing and entertaining in equal measure, her book is packed with fascinating facts - including indispensable tips on when and where to see the wildlife - and is both the ideal practical companion and a wonderful souvenir.
An indispensable guide to Australia’s unique wildlife from rainforests to deserts, crammed with fascinating information.