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9781864500325

Lonely Planet Watching Wildlife

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  • ISBN13:

    9781864500325

  • ISBN10:

    1864500328

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-10-01
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet

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Pursuing a platypus? Questing for a quokka? Go bush with this innovative, all-in-one guide to finding, identifying and understanding Australian wildlife.WHERE WHAT HOWwhere?-- discover what's there and where to find it-- pinpoint directions and inside tips for the top destinations-- 65 colour maps from cities to national parkswhat?-- over 350 colour wildlife photos show you what's what-- background on natural history, habitats and wildlife in actionhow?-- the lowdown on planning, itineraries, watching technique and gear-- expert advice on photography, whale-watching, birdwatching, diving and night viewing

Table of Contents

The Authors 8(3)
This Book 11(1)
Preface 12(1)
Introduction 13(1)
Nature in Australia
14(12)
A Unique Environment
16(2)
Wildlife
18(3)
Humans and Wildlife
21(1)
Conservation
22(2)
Parks and Reserves
24(2)
Wildlife-Watching
26(22)
When to Go
28(1)
How to Look
29(6)
Getting In and Around
35(2)
Living with Wildlife
37(1)
Birdwatching
38(2)
Diving and Snorkelling
40(2)
Spotlighting
42(2)
Whale-watching
44(2)
Photography
46(2)
Habitats
48(34)
The Outback
50(4)
Wetlands and Waterways
54(4)
The Top End
58(4)
Forests and Woodlands
62(4)
The High Country
66(4)
Rainforests
70(4)
Shores
74(4)
Oceans
78(4)
Parks and Places
82(2)
Introduction
84(2)
New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory
86(22)
Sydney
88(2)
Washpool and Gibraltar Range NPs
90(4)
Kosciuszko NP
94(2)
Myall Lakes NP
96(2)
Royal NP
98(2)
Warrumbungle NP
100(2)
Blue Mountains NP
102(1)
Bundjalung NP
103(1)
Dorrigo NP
104(1)
Mutawintji NP
105(1)
Other Sites
106(2)
Northern Territory
108(16)
Darwin
110(2)
Kakadu NP
112(4)
Keep River NP
116(2)
Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP
118(2)
Litchfield NP
120(1)
West MacDonnell NP
121(1)
Other Sites
122(2)
Queensland
124(24)
Brisbane
126(2)
Great Barrier Reef
128(4)
Atherton Tableland
132(2)
Carnarvon NP
134(2)
Daintree NP
136(2)
Fraser Island
138(2)
Lamington NP
140(2)
Bunya Mountains NP
142(1)
Eungella NP
143(1)
Hinchinbrook Island
144(1)
Lakefield NP
145(1)
Other Sites
146(2)
South Australia
148(14)
Adelaide
150(2)
Kangaroo Island
152(4)
Coorong NP
156(2)
Filinders Ranges NP
158(2)
Other Sites
160(2)
Tasmania
162(22)
Hobart
164(2)
Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair NP
166(4)
Asbestos Range NP
170(2)
Bruny Island
172(2)
Freycinet NP
174(2)
Maria Island
176(2)
Flinders Island
178(1)
Mt Field NP
179(1)
Mt William NP
180(1)
Tasman Peninsula
181(1)
Other Sites
182(2)
Victoria
184(22)
Melbourne
186(2)
Grampians NP
188(4)
Croajingolong NP
192(2)
The Great Ocean Road
194(2)
Hattah-Kulkyne NP
196(2)
Wilsons Promontory NP
198(2)
Yarra Ranges NP
200(2)
Dandenong Ranges NP
202(1)
The Lakes NP
203(1)
Other Sites
204(2)
Western Australia
206(18)
Perth
208(2)
The Kimberley
210(4)
The Coral Coast
214(2)
Shark Bay
216(2)
The South-West
218(2)
Dryandra Woodland
220(1)
Kalbarri NP
221(1)
Other Sites
222(2)
Wildlife Gallery
224(2)
Mammals
226(40)
Platypus
228(1)
Short-beaked Echidna
229(1)
Carnivorous Marsupials
230(2)
Tasmanian Devil
232(1)
Numbat
233(1)
Bandicoots
234(1)
Bilby
235(1)
Koala
236(1)
Common Wombat
237(1)
Gliders
238(1)
Sugar Glider
239(1)
Ringtail Possums
240(1)
Common Ringtail Possum
241(1)
Common Brushtail Possum
242(1)
`Small' Possums
243(1)
Kangaroos and Wallabies
244(2)
Lumholtz's Tree-kangaroo
246(1)
Whiptail Wallaby
246(1)
Red-necked Wallaby
247(1)
Eastern Grey Kangaroo
248(1)
Red Kangaroo
249(1)
Rock-wallabies
250(1)
Pademelons
251(1)
Quokka
252(1)
Swamp Wallaby
252(1)
Potoroos, Bettongs and Rat-kangaroos
253(1)
Fruit-bats
254(1)
Microbats
255(1)
Rodents
256(2)
Australian Sea-lion
258(1)
New Zealand Fur-seal
259(1)
Dugong
260(1)
Bottlenose Dolphin
261(1)
Humpback Whale
262(1)
Southern Right Whale
263(1)
Dingo
264(1)
Feral Mammals
265(1)
Birds
266(48)
Southern Cassowary
268(1)
Emu
269(1)
Megapodes
270(1)
Waterfowl
271(1)
Magpie Goose
272(1)
Black Swan
272(1)
Short-tailed Shearwater
273(1)
Australian Pelican
273(1)
Seabirds
274(1)
Little Penguin
275(1)
Herons and Egrets
276(1)
Birds of Prey
277(1)
White-bellied Sea-eagle
278(1)
Wedge-tailed Eagle
279(1)
Black-necked Stork
280(1)
Brolga
281(1)
Shorebirds
282(1)
Comb-crested Jacana
283(1)
Bush Stone-curlew
283(1)
Crakes and Rails
284(1)
Gulls and Terns
285(1)
Pigeons and Doves
286(2)
Cockatoos
288(2)
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
290(1)
Rainbow Lorikeet
291(1)
Parrots
292(2)
Crimson Rosella
294(1)
Budgerigar
295(1)
Night Birds
296(1)
Tawny Frogmouth
297(1)
Kingfishers and Bee-eater
298(1)
Kookaburras
299(1)
Noisy Pitta
300(1)
Superb Lyrebird
301(1)
`Wrens'
302(1)
Superb Fairy-wren
303(1)
Honeyeaters
304(2)
Robins
306(1)
Fantails and Flycatchers
307(1)
Woodswallows, Butcherbirds and Currawongs
308(1)
Australian Magpie
309(1)
Victroria's Riflebird
310(1)
Bowerbirds
311(1)
Finches
312(1)
Yellow-bellied Sunbird
313(1)
More Creatures Great and Small
314(18)
Saltwater Crocodile
316(1)
Freshwater Crocodile
317(1)
Turtles
318(1)
Green Turtle
319(1)
Frogs
320(2)
Lizards
322(2)
Frilled Lizard
324(1)
Amethystine Python
325(1)
Snakes
326(2)
Whale Shark
328(1)
Sea Dragons
329(1)
Coral Reef Life
330(2)
Resource Guide 332(6)
Glossary 338(2)
Photo Credits 340(2)
Index 342

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