Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Foreword by Mike Archer Acknowledgements Introduction How to use this field guide Geographic coverage Identifying a mammal quickly Classification and names Field characters Identification keys Species accounts Plates Distribution maps Field techniques for identifying mammals Finding Mammals Field characters How mammals are measured Submitting records References Checklist of Australian Mammals Identification Keys to Australian Mammals Notes on using the keys Keys to orders and genera of small mammals Key to species of marine mammals Index to keys Identification keys Habitat types Abbreviations Key to distribution maps Species Accounts and Plates Monotremes (plate 1) Carnivorous marsupials (plates 2-16) Bandicoots and bilbies (plates 17-19) Koala and wombats (plate 20) Cuscuses (plate 21) Possums and gliders (plates 21-28) Bettongs, rat-kangaroos and potoroos (plates 29-32) Kangaroos and wallabies (plates 32-46) Fruit bats (plates 47-49) Insectivorous bats (plates 50-64) Rodents (plates 65-81) Introduced carnivores (plate 82) Introduced herbivores (plates 83-87) Seals (plates 88-90) Dolphins, porpoises and Killer Whale (plates 91-94) Whales (plates 95-103) Dugong (plate 104) Addendum Further Reading Glossary Index to Common Names Index to Scientific Names. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: The only truly comprehensive guide to all 376 Australian mammals, including kangaroos, koala, bandicoots, dunnarts, Bilbies, cuscuses, possums, wombats, bats, rodents, deer, seals, whales, and dolphins. The guide uses the classic field guide layout, including 4-color illustrations drawn by Australia's premier artist, Frank Knight, diagrams to help distinguish similar species, measurements, distribution maps, and accurate details of appearance, diagnostic features, habitat, and key behavioral characteristics. Simplicity and organization makes this a perfect guide for tourists, bush walkers, and students.
Über den Autor:
Peter Menkhorst has been fascinated by Australia's flora and fauna for most of his life. He has participated in fauna surveys in many parts of Australia and has worked in wildlife research and management in Victoria for thirty-five years. He has published widely in the scientific and popular literature, including editing an Australian bird guide.
Frank Knight worked as an illustrator for CSIRO for twenty-five years. He has been a member of and has exhibited with the Society of Animal Art in New York. He has also illustrated a number of natural history books, including an Australian bird guide.
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, USA, 2001. Paperback. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG019550870X
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press. Paperback. Buchzustand: VERY GOOD. Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2637999684
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press. Paperback. Buchzustand: GOOD. Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some minor highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2681790163
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97801955087033.0
Buchbeschreibung OUP Australia and New Zealand, AUSTRALIA, 2001. Paperback. Buchzustand: nrFine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: nrFine DW. Frank Knight (illustrator). 1st Edition. Book and dustwrapper/dustjacket are in nearly fine condition with only slightest signs of wear and/or age. Buchnummer des Verkäufers w027.214
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, Australia, 2001. Softcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. Frank Knight (illustrator). Size: Large 8vo (9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor marks and wear to covers and jacket. Small ink scribble on front free endpaper. Illustrator: Frank Knight. ISBN: 019550870X. ISBN/EAN: 9780195508703. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 24736
Buchbeschreibung OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2001. Flexible. Buchzustand: Good. FLEXIBLE Legendary independent bookstore online since 1994. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Science and Mathematics>Nature Studies>Mammals>General. Book: USED, Good. Bookseller Inventory # 01978019550870302. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 01978019550870302
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, 2001. Soft cover. Buchzustand: Very Good. No Jacket. Oxford University Press, 2001. Cancelled Ex-Library copy. Softcover (16 x 23 cm), x, 269 pages (with glossary, index). ISBN: 019550870X. The wraps are covered in a permanently attached archival book cover (laminate). Bumped, scuffed/scratched. Rolled, creased at edges & corners. The laminate is worn, detaching at corners. There is a library index sticker affixed along bottom of spine (underneath laminate). There are library identifiers (e.g. return date sheet, barcode, stamp(s) etc) on front and rear endpapers, title page and copyright page. This book "is the only comprehensive guide to identifying all 379 species of mammals know in Australia. The book uses classic field guide layout, and each two-page spread provides all the information needed to make an identification. Features include full-colour illustrations of species, 379 distribution maps, fully illustrated identification keys for difficult groups, such as rodents, bats and whales, and detailed text summarising the appearance, dimensions, distribution, habitat, and behaviour of every species." Weight (before packaging): 540g. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2246
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, 2001. Paperback. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SKU3845485
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, 2001. Paperback. Buchzustand: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GD-135-X0-9474109