The Resource Birds and animals of Australias Top End : Darwin, Kakadu, Katherine, and Kununurra, Nick Leseberg & Iain Campbell, (electronic resource/)

Birds and animals of Australias Top End : Darwin, Kakadu, Katherine, and Kununurra, Nick Leseberg & Iain Campbell, (electronic resource/)

Label
Birds and animals of Australias Top End : Darwin, Kakadu, Katherine, and Kununurra
Title
Birds and animals of Australias Top End
Title remainder
Darwin, Kakadu, Katherine, and Kununurra
Statement of responsibility
Nick Leseberg & Iain Campbell
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the most amazing and accessible wildlife-watching destinations on earth, the Top End of Australias Northern Territory is home to incredible birds and animals--from gaudy Red-collared Lorikeets to sinister Estuarine Crocodiles and raucous Black Flying-foxes. With this lavishly illustrated photographic field guide, you will be able to identify the most common creatures and learn about their fascinating biology--from how Agile Wallaby mothers can pause their pregnancies to why Giant Frogs spend half the year buried underground in waterproof cocoons. The Top End stretches from the tropical city of Darwin in the north, to the savannas of Mataranka in the south, and southwest across the vast Victoria River escarpments to the Western Australian border. The region includes some of Australias most popular and impressive tourist destinations, such as Kakadu, Litchfield, Nitmiluk, and Gregory national parks, and is visited by more than two hundred thousand tourists every year. An essential field guide for anyone visiting the Top End, this book will vastly enhance your appreciation of the regions remarkable wildlife. Features hundreds of stunning color photographs Includes concise information on identification and preferred habitat for each species Provides a summary of each species life history, including interesting habits, and suggestions on where to see it Offers valuable tips on searching for wildlife in the Top End An essential guide for visitors to the Top End, from Darwin south to Katherine and Kununurra, including Kakadu, Litchfield, Nitmiluk and Gregory national parks--
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Assigning source
Source other than the Library of Congress
Dewey number
591.994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
QL693
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Wildguides
Label
Birds and animals of Australias Top End : Darwin, Kakadu, Katherine, and Kununurra, Nick Leseberg & Iain Campbell, (electronic resource/)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Paperback
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • How to watch wildlife
  • Where to find wildlife
  • Birds of Wetlands and Beaches
  • Raptors: Hawks, Eagles and Falcons
  • Birds of the Forest: Mangroves and Monsoon Forests
  • Birds of Open Areas Woodlands and Grasslands
  • Mammals
  • Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Further reading
  • Acknowledgements
  • Frontmatter
  • Photo credits
  • Index
  • Contents
  • About this book
  • How to use this book
  • Maps of the Top End
  • Geography and geology of the Top End
  • Weather and seasons of the Top End
  • Habitats of the Top End
Control code
ocn907951437
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt14c1kpb
Label
Birds and animals of Australias Top End : Darwin, Kakadu, Katherine, and Kununurra, Nick Leseberg & Iain Campbell, (electronic resource/)
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Paperback
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • How to watch wildlife
  • Where to find wildlife
  • Birds of Wetlands and Beaches
  • Raptors: Hawks, Eagles and Falcons
  • Birds of the Forest: Mangroves and Monsoon Forests
  • Birds of Open Areas Woodlands and Grasslands
  • Mammals
  • Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Further reading
  • Acknowledgements
  • Frontmatter
  • Photo credits
  • Index
  • Contents
  • About this book
  • How to use this book
  • Maps of the Top End
  • Geography and geology of the Top End
  • Weather and seasons of the Top End
  • Habitats of the Top End
Control code
ocn907951437
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt14c1kpb

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