What bird is that? : a guide to the birds of Australia / by Neville W. Cayley ; illustrated by the author

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Cayley, Neville W. (Neville William), 1886-1950
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FERG/856
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Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1931
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Contents

WHAT BIRD IS THAT? 1
FOREWORD 11
PREFACE 13
CONTENTS 15
LIST OF PLATES 17
OTHER ILLUSTRATIONS 18
GOULD LEAGUE OF BIRD LOVERS OF NEW SOUTH WALES 19
INTRODUCTION 21
AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST BIRDS 25
FOREST-FREQUENTING BIRDS 33
PLATE III BIRDS OF THE BRUSHES AND BIG SCRUBS 44
PLATE IV BIRDS OF THE BRUSHES AND BIG SCRUBS 55
PLATE V NOCTURNAL BIRDS 65
PLATE VI MOUND-BUILDING BIRDS 71
PLATE VII GROUND-FREQUENTING BIRDS 77
PLATE VIII BIRDS OF THE OPEN FOREST 90
PLATE IX BIRDS OF THE OPEN FOREST 101
PLATE X BIRDS OF THE OPEN FOREST 108
PLATE XI BIRDS OF THE OPEN FOREST 120
PLATE XII SOME HONEY-EATERS OF THE OPEN FOREST 130
PLATE XIII GROUND-FEEDING PIGEONS AND DOVES 138
PLATE XIV BIRDS OF THE BLOSSOMS AND OUTER FOLIAGE 146
PLATE XV BIRDS OF THE BLOSSOMS AND OUTER FOLIAGE 156
PLATE XVI BIRDS OF THE BLOSSOMS AND OUTER FOLIAGE 166
PLATE XVII BIRDS OF THE TREE-TRUNKS AND BRANCHES 178
PLATE XVIII SOME BIRDS OF THE SCRUB-LANDS 187
PLATE XIX BIRDS OF THE FOREST BORDERS AND GRASS-LANDS 194
PLATE XX PARROTS AND COCKATOOS OF THE FOREST-LANDS 204
PLATE XXI PARROTS OF THE OPEN FOREST AND SCRUB-LANDS 217
PLATE XXII PARROTS OF THE TREE-TOPS AND OPEN SPACES 224
PLATE XXIII SOME BIRDS OF THE MANGROVES 235
BIRDS OF THE HEATH-LANDS AND OPEN COUNTRY 243
PLATE XXV BIRDS OF THE HEATH-LANDS 254
PLATE XXVI FAIRY WRENS OF THE HEATH AND SHRUBS 264
PLATE XXVII SOME BIRDS OF THE AIR AND OPEN SPACES 272
PLATE XXVIII BIRDS OF THE REED-BEDS AND GRASS-LANDS 284
PLATE XXIX DIURNAL BIRDS OF PREY 298
PLATE XXX DIURNAL BIRDS OF PREY 306
BIRDS OF THE LAKES, STREAMS, AND SWAMPS 313
ERRATA 318
PLATE XXXII BIRDS OF THE LAKES, STREAMS, AND SWAMPS 330
PLATE XXXIII BIRDS OF THE LAKES, STREAMS, AND SWAMPS 345
BIRDS OF THE OCEAN AND SHORE 357
PLATE XXXIV BIRDS OF THE SHORES AND RIVER MARGINS 361
PLATE XXXV BIRDS OF THE OCEAN AND SEASHORE 374
PLATE XXXVI BIRDS OF THE OCEAN AND SEASHORE 391
APPENDIX 403
INDEX 409
FEATHERED “HORROR” 439
INSECTS OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND 441
WHAT BIRD IS THAT 441
WHAT BIRD IS THAT? 441

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