Historical information

Alec Chisholm was born in Maryborough in 1890. He became a journalist, and a prominent ornithologist and conservationist.


The book forms part of the small Chisholm archive held by the M.M.H.S. The author is one of the town's most famous "exports".

Physical description

Blue, hard cover book, 96 pages. A general introduction to the avifauna of the Sydney district by noted ornithologist Alec H. Chisholm. Black and white illustrations throughout.