2009, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Boom & bust : bird stories for a dry country / [editors] Libby Robin, Robert Heinsohn, Leo Joseph.

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Boom & bust : bird stories for a dry country / [editors] Libby Robin, Robert Heinsohn, Leo Joseph
 
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Physical Description
  • xi, 299 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Published
  • Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2009.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Boom &​ bust : bird stories for a dry country /​ [editors] Libby Robin, Robert Heinsohn, Leo Joseph.
Also Titled
  • Boom and bust : bird stories for a dry country
Other Authors
  • Robin, Libby, 1956-
  • Heinsohn, Robert.
  • Joseph, Leo.
Published
  • Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2009.
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • xi, 299 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • Draws on the natural history of Australia's charismatic birds to explore the relations between fauna, people and environment.
Contents
  • Introduction : boom and bust /​ Libby Robin and Mike Smith
  • The boom and bust desert world : a bird's eye view /​ Libby Robin and Leo Joseph
  • Barcoo bantam : 'It runs like hell!' /​ Graham Pizzey
  • Rain and grass : lessons in how to be a zebra finch /​ Steve Morton
  • Grey teal : survivors in a changing world /​ David Roshier
  • Australian pelican : flexible responses to uncertainty /​ Julian Reid
  • Night parrots : fugitives of the inland /​ Penny Olsen
  • Genyornis : last of the dromornithids /​ Mike Smith
  • Rainbirds : organising the country /​ Deborah Bird Rose
  • Woodswallows : a longer term, evolutionary view of boom and bust /​ Leo Joseph
  • White-winged choughs : the social consequences of boom and bust /​ Robert Heinsohn
  • Emu : national symbols and ecological limits /​ Libby Robin.
Notes
  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Also available via the World Wide Web.
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  • Online full text access is restricted to licenced institutions.
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  • System requirements: Internet connectivity, World Wide Web browser. Downloading of an entire book requires Adobe Digital Editions. Use of bookmarks requires individual registration with Amigo Reader.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9780643096066 (hbk.) :
Dewey Number
  • 598.0994
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