I was browsing thru some old copies of Australian
Birds (Journal of the NSW Field Ornithologists Club) and V20 No2, April
1986 contained a review of The Birds of Australia (1984) by
Simpson and Day.
The reviewer says in part...
... it is inevitable that errors creep in...
After providing some examples of incorrect
labelling, he also says...
... there are many examples of poor
... the accuracy of distribution maps for many species is
... some colours may be too vivid and
Seems I've read something very similiar about the latest
Field Guide ?
Regards, Bob Forsyth, Mount Isa, NW Qld.