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Pigeons and Doves of Australia: by H.J. Frith (Author)

Detailed book on the 25 species of Australia's Pigeons & Doves! Including nomenclature, history, distribution, feeding, breeding, nesting, habitats, maps, activity, behavior & more.

This book is devoted to individual accounts of Australia's 22 native and 3 introduced species.  These comprehensive accounts embrace all areas of knowledge - including nomenclature, history, distribution, feeding, breeding, nesting information,important habitats, general activity and behavior.

Also included are distribution Maps showing the areas where each species occurs and sonagrams, diagrams representing the sounds made by a number of species.

Individual section for each bird species.

This is a very large and heavy book. 

Sold as-is. 

Product Details

  • Condition: Used – Near Fine (NF) - minor imperfections on dust jacket
  • Hardcover: 304 pages with dust jacket
  • Publisher: Rigby Publishers (1982) 
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: B&W photos, Color plates and hand illustrations
  • ISBN-10: 0727014986              
  • ISBN-13: 978-0727014986              
  • Product Dimensions: 29 x 21.5 x 3.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 Kg


1.  Biology of Pigeons
2.  Aviculture
3.  Black-banded Pigeon
4.  Wompoo Pigeon
5.  Red-Crowned Pigeon
6.  Purple-crowned Pigeon
7.  Torres Strait Pigeon
8.  Topkno Pigeon
9. Brown Pigeon
10. White-Headed Pigeon
11. Feral Pigeon
12. Spotted Dove
13. Senegal Dove
14. Diamond Dove
15. Peaceful Dove
16. Bar-shouldered Dove
17. Green-winged Pigeon
18. Flock Pigeon
19. Common Bronzewing
20. Brush Bronzewing
21. Crested Pigeon
22. Partridge Pigeon
23. Squatter Pigeon
Spinifex Pigeon
Chestnut-quilled Rock Pigeon
26. White-quilled Rock Pigeon
27. Wonga Pigeon

Author Index
General Index