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The Australian Bird Watcher

The Australian Bird Watcher

Publishing Organization:

Bird Observation & Conservation Australia


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Ley, Andrew. Forty-four years of 'The Australian Bird Watcher', 1959-2002 [online]. Australian Field Ornithology, Vol. 28, No. 4, Dec 2011: 142-149.
Abstract—The Australian Bird Watcher was published by the Bird Observers Club of Australia in 19 volumes over 44 years from 1959. It published 5850 pages containing 1594 contributions by 696 authors, 25 of whom made ten or more contributions; most contributions were long papers (666) or short notes (732). It published 1099 plates, many in colour. Eleven people served on the production team, several of them for long periods. The Australian Bird Watcher changed its name to Australian Field Ornithology in 2003, and continues in publication.

Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia....an_Bird_Watcher

Vol. 1, no. 1 (Mar. 1959)-v. 12 (1987)-v. 19, no. 8 (Dec. 2002)


  • Language: English
  • Geographic Scope: National
  • Countries Covered: Australia

Publication Information

  • Type: Journal
  • Status: Inactive
  • Years: 1959–2002
  • Frequency: Four times per year
  • Impact factor: None
  • Succeeding title: Australian Field Ornithology


Online Access

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