Every continent has its share of extraordinary species of wildlife but Australia seems to have more than anywhere else. The author, an expert on parrots, visited Australia primarily to observe the vast profusion of these endearing birds. He found a continent teeming with things of engrossing interest. This absorbing book is the result. The sharp perceptive eye of a trained observer gives us a series of first impressions in which nothing is taken for granted. It is a fresh look at Australia which will delight Australians as well as those who can only hope to visit this vast continent. A continent whose geographical remoteness has led to a unique evolutionary development. Illustrated with black and white photos.
Hardback with dust jacket – in good condition in view of age (1971)