October 2014 Non-fiction CSIRO

The World of Birds Jonathan Elphick

The World of Birds
Jonathan Elphick


Hardback | Sep 2014 | CSIRO Publishing | 9781486302925 | 612pp | 280x216mm | GEN | AUD$89.95, NZD$110.00

A beautifully illustrated guide to every aspect of bird life and a complete survey of the world’s orders and families of birds. It explore the wonders of the avian world with this ultimate reference book. The World of Birds is a spectacular guide to every aspect of bird life and a concise survey of the world’s orders and families. Highly respected ornithologist and wildlife expert, Jonathan Elphick, begins by defining the distinguishing features of birds before going on to describe their evolution since the age of the dinosaurs. 

This beautiful volume has been published in a limited print-run partnership with the Natural History Museum, London and CSIRO Publishing. It will be a timeless reference and perfect gift for bird watchers.