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By Mark Ziembicki

The Australian bustard is Australia’s heaviest flying chook. it really is an icon of the Australian outback the place it truly is traditionally referred to as the bush or plains turkey. it's also culturally and spiritually major to Aboriginal humans, who prize it as a favourite bush tucker.

This e-book presents the 1st entire assessment of the biology of the Australian bustard. in keeping with the 1st significant examine of the species, the writer explores the bustard’s ecology and behaviour, its drastic decline on the grounds that eu payment, and the conservation concerns affecting it and its setting. colour photos of teen and grownup birds supplement the textual content in addition to show off specific behaviors, resembling the magnificent demonstrate exercises of men whilst mating, that are specified between Australian birds. Australian Bustard is the fitting publication for normal heritage enthusiasts.

Key features
• a whole evaluation of the ecology and behaviour of the bustard and its old and modern importance to Aboriginal and outback communities
• nice colour photos and sketches of the species habit together with the excellent demonstrate of men at leks
• information of the 1st satellite tv for pc monitoring learn of the species, and the most distinct satellite tv for pc monitoring experiences of any Australian terrestrial fowl to this point

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