Bird guide that records the various species and population distribution of birds in Australia, first published in 1980. This 7th edition includes over 750 revised distribution maps, over 2500 large individual bird portraits and revisions to 26 colour plates, including 5 species illustrated for the first time. Includes information on colours and field markings, recognising and approaching various birds, using binoculars, bird migration, classifying and naming birds, and bird families. Includes maps, index and glossary. Pizzey was a Member of the Order of Australia and an Honorary Associate in Ornithology at the Museum of Australia. Knight was an illustrator with the CSIRO for 30 years. Menkhorst is the author of 'The Field Guide to Mammals'.