A Naturalist's Guide to the Frogs of Australia (Naturalists' Guides) (Paperback)
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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Frogs of Australia is an introductory photographic guide to the 247 species and 9 subspecies of frog most commonly seen in Australia, and is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from Australia’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers the geography and climate of Australia, types of habitat, and details of orders and families. The second edition includes eight new species, updated taxonomy and numerous new photographs. Also included is an up-to-date checklist of all of the frogs of Australia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, its presence in a particular state or territory and its global IUCN status as at 2018.
About the Author
Scott Eipper is a herpetological consultant, author and wildlife photographer, who works with his wife Tyese, in their business Nature 4 You. As part of his role Scott conducts wildlife surveys, emergency removals and educational displays. He has written eight books, as well as numerous papers and articles on Australian herpetofauna. Peter Rowland is a nature conservationist, educator and photographer, who worked at the Australian Natural History Museum for a period spanning 20 years. Peter has a comprehensive knowledge of Australian fauna and flora, and has written and contributed to 15 books and several scientific papers on the wildlife of Australasia. In 1999, Peter was the recipient of a Whitley Award from the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales.