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Title: Famous Australian Birds
Contributor(s): Kaplan, Gisela  (author)
Publication Date: 2003
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/2444
Abstract: In this book, we'll look at the fascinating lives of Australia's best-known birds: Kookaburra, magpie, sulphur-crested cockatoo, lyrebird, emu, eastern rosella, tawny frogmouth and wedge-tailed eagle. All of them arr tremendously interesting birds, and several of them have become Australian icons. Companies use them as trademarks. The emu is part of the national coat of arms, and the kookaburra, magpie, lyrebird and eagle feature on state emblems. Sporting clubs are named after them too. You will find out how these birds get a partner, how they look after their children, and what they like to eat. Also included are some stories of individual birds that I have known and cared for, and a fact sheet packed with detailed information (pages 46-7).
Publication Type: Book
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Place of Publication: Crows Nest, Australia
ISBN: 1865088358
Field of Research (FOR): 060809 Vertebrate Biology
HERDC Category Description: A1 Authored Book - Scholarly
Other Links: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=DXKq5p9mDa4C
http://www.allenandunwin.com/default.aspx?page=94&book=9781865088358
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.bib-an24164131
Extent of Pages: 48
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