"This is the best reference for the amazing birds of the HANZAB region and sets a high standard for similar handbooks around the world.... Whatever the future brings for revised editions, this series is a must for all libraries and an essential reference for anyone with an interest in the birds down under."--IBIS
"These two volumes, which continue the most complete coverage of birds of this area, will be useful for all libraries."--Choice
"The Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds" is one of the world's major ornithological projects. This final volume, published in 2 parts, is the culmination of almost two decades of dedication by the editors, artists and volunteers who have now realised the vision to publish a comprehensive summary of our knowledge of all the known bird species that have been recorded in Australia, New Zealand and Antarctica.