The First Field Guide

McGregor, Russell (2022) The First Field Guide. Australian Birdlife, 11 (3). p. 10.

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The birding field guide helped drive a crucial shift in birding practice, away from amassing collections of specimens and toward field observation. Beyond that, field guides promoted the pastime of people gaining pleasure from seeing and identifying birds in the wild.

Item ID: 76986
Item Type: Article (Non-Refereed Research)
ISSN: 2200-0127
Keywords: Birdwatching; field guides; John Leach
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2022 22:57
FoR Codes: 43 HISTORY, HERITAGE AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 4303 Historical studies > 430302 Australian history @ 100%
SEO Codes: 13 CULTURE AND SOCIETY > 1307 Understanding past societies > 130703 Understanding Australia’s past @ 100%
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