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Frank Knight (artist)

Frank Knight (born 1941) is an Australian wildlife artist and ornithologist. He was born in Port Hedland, Western Australia. He worked as a field and laboratory assistant for the CSIRO from 1959 to 1966, and was the illustrator for the CSIRO’s Division of Wildlife Research from 1966 until 1989.[1] He was the illustrator of The Graham Pizzey and Frank Knight Field Guide to the Birds of Australia and A Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia, as well as of many other scientific and natural history texts and children’s books. He has had several solo exhibitions in Australia.[2]

Frank Knight
Born 1941 (age 76–77)
Port Hedland, Western Australia
Nationality Australian
Known for Science and natural history illustrations

Selected worksEdit


  1. ^ Bright Sparcs entry on Frank Knight. Accessed 23 March 2009
  2. ^ Pizzey, Graham; Knight, Frank (1997). The Graham Pizzey & Frank Knight Field Guide to the Birds of Australia. Sydney: HarperCollins. ISBN 0-207-19821-7.