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Author McKilligan, Neil, 1940-

Title Herons, egrets and bitterns : their biology and conservation in Australia / Neil McKilligan
Published Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., ©2005
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 133 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Australian natural history series
Australian natural history series.
Contents Preface and acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Herons of the world; 2 What makes herons different?; 3 The importance of herons; 4 Distribution, movements and longevity; 5 Feeding and food; 6 Breeding; 7 Population numbers and conservation; 8 Species resident in Australia; 9 Occasional visitors; References; Index
Summary This is the first book to deal exclusively with the Australian members of the Family Ardeidae (herons, egrets and bitterns). It gives a comprehensive, easy-to-read account of their origins, classification and biology, and explains the features that distinguish them from other birds
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-131) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Ardeidae -- Australia
Herons -- Australia
Bitterns -- Australia
Wildlife conservation -- Australia
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- Ornithology.
NATURE -- Birdwatching Guides.
NATURE -- Animals -- Birds.
Ardeidae.
Bitterns.
Herons.
Wildlife conservation.
Australia.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005412070
ISBN 0643092099
9780643092099
1283154404
9781283154406
9786613154408
6613154407
0643099077
9780643099074