An enormous Atlas

Think of some 3 million square miles, habitats as diverse as tropical forest and true desert, with all sorts of stages between; then think about 720 species of birds, many of them rare and some of them almost unknown; and then think about 'atlassing' all that. It seems a daunting task, but it is one which the Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union is attacking with gusto as the


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