Ilene Samowitz ilenesamowitz at
Fri Jan 11 07:27:54 PST 2002

I have and found the Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds (Revised
Edition) helpful. Its publication date is 1999. Another useful book is
"Where to watch birds in Australasia and Oceania" by Nigel Wheatley
published in 1998.

Ilene Samowitz
Cedar Park, Seattle (N of Matthews Beach)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gayle Benton" <gbenton at>
To: "Tweeters" <tweeters at>
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2002 7:31 PM
Subject: Australia

> Hi Tweets,

> Planning a trip to Australia for birds and butterflies. Any suggestions


> the best time to go? Also, I have an old copy of A Field Guide to the


> of Australia by Graham Pizzey but there must be something more current

> available. Any suggestions?

> Gayle Benton

> Eastsound, WA

> gbenton at



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