Animals

Australian animal resources

1. Books

A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia

A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia

A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia provides a descriptions, distribution map and colour image(s) for all Australian reptiles ...
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A Field Guide to Central Australia

A Field Guide to Central Australia

A Field Guide to Central Australia is an illustrated guide to the landscape, plants and animals seen along the main tourist routes of central Australia. It covers the area around Alice Springs, west to Kings Canyon, and south to Uluru and the Simpson Desert ...
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A field Guide to Spiders of Australia

A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia

A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia uses photographs of living animals to help people identify many of the spiders they encounter ...
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A Guide to the Beetles of Australia

A Guide to the Beetles of Australia

A Guide to the Beetles of Australia emphasises the environmental role of beetles, their relationships with other plants and animals and their importance to humans ...
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A Natural History and Field Guide to Australia's Top End

A Natural History and Field Guide to Australia’s Top End

A Natural History and Field Guide to Australia's Top End is an illustrated field guide to the top end of the Northern Territory. It describes the main habitats and commonly seen animals and plants in these ecosystems and contains many photographs. This is an excellent guide for naturalists who are visiting Australia's tropical north ...
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Australian Marine Life (2009 edition)

Australian Marine Life The plants and animals of temperate waters

Australian Marine Life describes 1450 of the most commonly seen plants and animals of the temperate marine waters of Australia ...
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Birdscaping Australian Gardens

Birdscaping Australian Gardens Using native plants to attract birds to your garden

Birdscaping Australian Gardens helps you identify the most common Australian garden birds and choose native plants that will attract these birds to your backyard ...
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Field Guide to the Butterflies of the Australian Capitral Territory

Field Guide to the Butterflies of the Australian Capital Territory

The Field Guide to the Butterflies of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) contains species descriptions, life cycle and habitat information as well as photos, maps of records and predicted preferred habitats for the 87 butterfly species occurring in the ACT ...
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Insects of South-eastern Australia

Insects of South-eastern Australia

Insects of South-eastern Australia is a unique field guide that uses host plants and behavioural attributes as the starting point for identifying insects ...
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Jawoyn Plants and Animals

Jawoyn Plants and Animals

Jawoyn Plants and Animals records the traditional aboriginal Jawoyn names and uses of almost 600 plants and animals found on Jawoyn country (Nitmiluk National Park and the Katherine area, Northern Territory) ...
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The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia

The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia

The second edition of the award-winning book The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia is a fully updated guide to all butterfly species on Australia’s mainland and remote islands ...
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The People of Gariwerd

The People of Gariwerd

The People of Gariwerd — the Grampians' aboriginal heritage tells how Aboriginal people have maintained an intense and unbroken relationship with the peaks and plains of Gariwerd since the last Ice Age to the present day ...
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2. Websites

Atlas of Living Australia

Atlas of Living Australia

The Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) is a collaborative, national project that aggregates biodiversity data from multiple sources ...
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Australian Bugs

Australian Bugs

The Australian Bugs website has links to many resources about Australian bugs: insects, spiders, ants, bees, wasps, beetles, and more ...
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Australian Caterpillars and their Butterflies and Moths

Australian Caterpillars and their Butterflies and Moths

The Australian Caterpillars and their Butterflies and Moths website has images and links to information on Australian caterpillars, butterflies and moths ...
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Find a bird -- Birdlife Australia

Find a bird — Birdlife Australia

The 'Find a bird' page on the Birdlife Australia website has pictures and lots of information on bird identification, location and behaviour ...
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3. Apps

Birds of Australia app

Birds of Australia

The Birds of Australia app makes identifying Australian birds in the bush so much easier. It's also a great way to learn more about birds ...
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