Brolga Country: Travels in Wild AustraliaPaperback
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- Publisher: Allen & Unwin
- Format: Paperback | 184 pages
- Dimensions: 226mm x 230mm x 20mm | 798g
- Publication date: 1 September 2008
- Publication City/Country: St Leonards NSW
- ISBN 10: 1741149916
- ISBN 13: 9781741149913
- Illustrations note: 122 full-colour photos & 8 maps
- Sales rank: 1,871,892
This title covers dedicated mailing and e-mail campaign to targeted natural history related media. On assignment in the Australian outback, wildlife photographer and writer Mitch Reardon encounters a rancher whose infectious desire to protect the habitat of the country's only native crane, the Brolga, inspires him to go on a journey to find discover everything he can about these magnificent creatures."Brolga Country" is a visually stunning account of Reardon's journey through some of Australia's wildest and most remote country - from the wilderness of the Cape York Peninsula, where the sprawling rivers, billabongs and swamps are home to thousands of wetland birds, to Bool Lagoon in South Australia, the last stronghold of the majestic Brolga.Along the way he makes some startling discoveries, and comes to understand the complex issues involved in balancing society and progress with conservation and the need to protect the wonders of the natural world.
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Mitch Reardon is a successful wildlife photographer and award-winning writer. His work has been featured in publications such as Australian Geographic and National Geographic.
Table of contents
ContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. Cromarty Wetlands2. Townsville to Daintree3. Lakefield National Park4. Mareeba Wetlands5. Cranes in the Mist6. Desert Brolgas7. In the Riverina8. Beneath the Grampians9. Bool LagoonNotesBibliographyIndex