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Author McKilligan, Neil, 1940-
Title Herons, egrets and bitterns : their biology and conservation in Australia / Neil McKilligan.
Imprint Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., [2005]
©2005

Series Australian natural history series
Australian natural history series.
Subject Ardeidae -- Australia.
Herons -- Australia.
Bitterns -- Australia.
Wildlife conservation -- Australia.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 133 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-131) and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0643092099 (electronic bk.)
9780643092099 (electronic bk.)
1283154404
9781283154406
0643091335
9780643091337
OCLC # 60820028
Additional Format Print version: McKilligan, Neil, 1940- Herons, egrets and bitterns. Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., ©2005 0643091335 (OCoLC)58811133