Where to Find Birds in North-east Queensland
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Birdway has published this beautiful ebook about finding birds in North-east Queensland. This is an essential book for anyone who is planing to visit, is visiting, has visited or is interested in this region.
It contains a wealth of information about birds and other wildlife, maps with suggested routes and detours and information about places, accommodation, guides and tours and other sources of information. It is lavishly illustrated with photos of many locations and nearly all the species of birds found here.
The book sets new standards in ease of navigations with thousands of internal and external links. Internal links include cross- and return-references between all maps and their locations, all locations and birds, between all birds and their recommended locations and indices for locations, birds and other wildlife. External links include links to numerous website including those for additional photos, national park website pages, other publications, accommodation and other resources.
The second edition of the book was published in August 2018. This contains additional photos of birds and locations, updated maps, improved formatting, corrections to external links that have changed or disappeared since the first edition in 2014, and more information on the races of birds occurring in the region. The new edition is recognisable by its simpler cover containing only a photo of a Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher.
This is a free update to anyone who has purchased the first version. Contact Ian using the email link at the bottom of the page to get a copy of the new version. The new edition is currently available in ePub and pdf formats. Note that pdf is a fixed layout; ePub is a fluid layout and more suitable for a variety of screen sizes including small ones such as smart phones.
As of 6 January 2017, this ebook is now available directly from Ian Montgomery - it is no longer available from Apple iBooks, Google Play or Kobo Books. Contact Ian directly using the email at the bottom of the page to arrange payment and he will email it to you by return.
The book is available in two formats: iPub (for Apple, Android and Microsoft devices) and pdf for any devices.
Price and Payment
Recommended Retail Price is 15 Australian Dollars or equivalent in your local currency. Payment can be by bank transfer (Australian dollars) or PayPal (Australian dollars or other currencies using a PayPal account or a credit card). Ian is investigating direct purchase from the website.
This one of the 25 detailed maps in the book. Each of the 13 location chapter starts with a map like this and links to the location sections within the chapter.
Below is part of one of the location chapters. There are photos of almost all of the 150 locations and detailed information about what birds are to be found there. There is also additional information on important travel information such as accommodation and links to relevant website such as those on national parks. To make navigation simple, there are internal links between locations and bird species, and other to sections of the book such as lists of Wet Tropics Endemics and birds of special interest.
There is a chapter for each of the 82 families of birds, and details about the 435 species recorded in northern Queensland. Here is the beginning of the chapter on Hawk Owls.
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Page revised on 24 August 2018