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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
Born1941 (age 77–78)
NationalityAustralian
Known forScience and natural history illustrations

Selected worksEdit

  • Forshaw, Joseph M. (2006). Parrots of the World; an Identification Guide. Illustrated by Frank Knight. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-09251-6.
  • Pizzey, Graham; Knight, Frank (1997). The Graham Pizzey & Frank Knight Field Guide to the Birds of Australia. Sydney: HarperCollins. ISBN 0-207-19821-7.
  • Menkhorst, Peter (2001). A Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia. Illustrated by Frank Knight. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-550870-X.

ReferencesEdit

  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.