If you’re serious about identifying which species are in your area, you’ll need some help!
There are lots of great websites, apps and books. Here are some to get you started:
A complete guide to the birds, frogs, mammals, reptiles and bugs in your backyard. There are factsheets and DIY projects to create wildlife habitat. Build your very own bee hotel, frog pond or nest box.
The definitive guide to the frogs of Australia: descriptions, images, calls.
Information about birds that live where people live. Complete with bird finder and tips for creating bird-friendly backyards.
A searchable database of all Australian reptile species
Information about all types of Australian animals.
A guide to Australian insect families.
ALL ANIMAL GROUPS
Field guide to Queensland Fauna
REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS
Frogs of Australia
Snakes of Australia
Australian Reptiles and Frogs
Australian Birds Guide
Morcombe’s Birds of Australia
available at most local bookstores or online
Field Guide to the Birds of Australia
Simpson and Day
The Field Guide to the Birds of Australia
Pizzey and Knight
A Field Guide to the Reptiles of Queensland
Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia
A Field Guide to the Frogs of Queensland
A Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia
Menkhorst and Knight
A Field Guide to the Spiders of Australia
Whyte and Anderson
A Field Guide to Insects in Australia
Zborowski and Storey
Wildlife of the Townsville Region
From the Discovering Urban Wildlife Workshop