Melbourne's Wildlife

A Field Guide to the Fauna of Greater Melbourne

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Cover of Melbourne's Wildlife
Image: Museum Victoria
Source: Museum Victoria
By Museum Victoria
RRP $39.95
Published by Museum Victoria and CSIRO
Paperback, colour illustrations, 352pp

Written by scientists from Museum Victoria, and including images from famous wildlife photographers, Melbourne’s Wildlife is the complete reference guide to the fauna that thrives in the Greater Melbourne area. A colour photograph of every species included is accompanied by a detailed description of the animal and notes about its behaviour, habitat and distribution. Insightful essays about the marine and terrestrial environments of Greater Melbourne provide a meaningful context in which to discover more about the abundance of wildlife in our part of the world.