6 edition of Wildlife of the Australian snow-country found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-194) and index.
|Statement||Ken Green, William Osborne.|
|LC Classifications||QL338 .G73 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 200 p. :|
|Number of Pages||200|
|LC Control Number||96133155|
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Buy Wildlife of the Australian snow-country: A comprehensive guide to alpine fauna on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders Wildlife of the Australian snow-country: A comprehensive guide to alpine fauna: Green, Ken: : Books. About this book Now completely updated to include the many changes that have occurred to the environment since the first edition was released inthe second edition of Field Guide to Wildlife of the Australian Snow Country explores the inter-relationships between snow cover and wildlife as well as detailed descriptions of the animal species, including their distribution, breeding, food and habitats.
This lavishly illustrated guide, designed for both amateur naturalists and specialists, describes the mammals, birds, reptiles, frogs, fish, insects and other invertebrates found in those regions of Australia with regular extended winter snow cover. Wildlife of the Australian Snow-country by Ken Green,William S.
Osborne Summary. This lavishly illustrated guide, designed for both amateur naturalists and specialists, describes the mammals, birds, reptiles, frogs, fish, insects and other invertebrates found in those regions of Australia with regular extended winter snow cover. A completely updated edition of the authorative Wildlife of the Australian Snow Country (first published in ), this book extends the fifteen years' extensive fieldwork and research on aspects of the ecology of alpine wildlife by another fifteen years.
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Title: WILDLIFE of the Australian SNOW-COUNTRY - A Comprehensive Guide to Alpine FAUNA Author: KEN GREEN & WILLIAM OSBORNE - Foreword by Alec Costin - FIRST EDITION Publisher: Reed Books, Sydney,First Edition, hardcover quarto with d/j, pages, COLOUR PHOTOS throughout, illustrated endpapers, 10 Chapters, Glossary & INDEX.
A comprehensive field guide to Australia’s snow country fauna and environment. At the heart of the book are detailed descriptions of the mammals, birds, reptiles, frogs, fish, insects and other invertebrates, including their distribution, breeding, food and habitats.
This is a comprehensive field guide to Australia's high mountain fauna and environment -- an environment that extends for more than five degrees of latitude. Exploring the interrelationships between snow cover and wildlife, the authors combine ecological details and species accounts.
English, Book, Illustrated edition: Field guide to wildlife of the Australian snow-country / Ken Green and William Osborne. Green, Kenneth, Get this edition. Ideal for the nature-loving traveler, Wildlife of Australia is a handy photographic pocket guide to the most widely seen birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and habitats of Australia.
The guide features more than stunning color photographs, and coverage includes birds, 70 mammals, 30 reptiles, and 16 frogs likely to be encountered in Australia's major tourist destinations.4/5(29). Field guide to wildlife of the Australian snow-country.
Nobel Prize recipient Yasunari Kawabata's Snow Country is widely considered to be the writer's masterpiece, a powerful tale of wasted love set amid the desolate beauty of western Japan. At an isolated mountain hot spring, with snow blanketing every surface, Shimamura, a wealthy dilettante meets Komako, a lowly geisha/5(K).
"Wildlife of the Australian Snow-Country presents a comprehensive coverage of the fauna of Australia's high country. Including Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales, the body of the work consists of ecological details and species accounts. ‘Wildlife of the Australian Snow-Country.’ (Reed Books: Sydney.) Green, K., and Osborne, W.
The distribution and status of the broad-toothed rat Mastacomys fuscus (Rodentia: Muridae) in New South Wales and the Australian Capital by: List Of Australian Animals – Introduction. Australia is the world’s sixth-largest country by area and is famous for its spectacular landscapes and diverse wildlife.
With habitats ranging from desert to coral reef, via tropical and temperate rainforests, rivers and grasslands, Australia is home to many of the world’s most recognisable animals, including kangaroos, koalas, emus. Field guide to wildlife of the Australian snow-country. 2nd ed. by Green, Kenneth, Publication Date: A fragile balance: the extraordinary story of Australian marsupials by Dickman, Christopher RogerAuthor: Joanna Carroll.
Wildlife of Australia is a decent introduction to the most popular and easily seen mammals, birds, reptiles and frogs of the continent, and its casually written style makes it both informative and enjoyable. Whether on a first visit to Australia, returning on a casual vacation or simply enjoying armchair birding from around the world, this guide can be a useful addition to a birder's library 4/5(29).
The Snowy Mountains, known informally as "The Snowies", is an IBRA subregion and the highest mountain range on the continent of mainland contains the Australian mainland's highest mountain, Mount Kosciuszko, which reaches to a height of 2, m (7, ft) above sea range also contains the five highest peaks on the Australian mainland (including Mount Kosciuszko), all of Peak: Mount Kosciuszko.
‘Wildlife of the Australian Snow Country.’ (Reed Books: Sydney.) Green, K., and Sanecki, G. Immediate and short-term responses of bird and mammal assemblages to a subalpine wildfire in the Snowy Mountains, by:.
The book includes the Alps, along with central Europe (Germany, Switzerland, and Austria). A classic textbook of central European vegetation ecology (also available in German). Green, K., and W. S. Osborne. Wildlife of the Australian Snow-Country. Chatsworth, Australia: Reed. E-mail Citation».Green, K.
and Osborne, W. () Wildlife of the Australian Snow Country. (Reed Books, Sydney) Koumoundouros, T., Sumner, J., Clemann,N. and Stuart-Fox, D. () Current genetic isolation and fragmentation contrasts with historical connectivity in an alpine lizard (Cyclodomorphus praealtus) threatened by climate change.Tracks is a cult classic, recently republished, about a woman's solo walk across miles of the Australian outback.
I learned a great deal about camels, Alice Springs Australia, the mentality of Australian men, Aborigines, and Robyn Davidson from this book/5.