Alan Bell was best known for his work in ornothology, and for his public broadcasts. See:-And So Good Night: more Alan Bell Broadcasts, Edgar H. Baillie for the Herald & Weekly Times, Calufield Victoria, 1944;
Two Thousand West: a reminiscence dedicated by Alan Bell to Russell Grimwade, 1947;
Some Common Australian Birds, London Oxford Press, (1956 i.e. 1957) 1st edition
revised edition, 2nd edition Common Australian Birds with Drawings by Shirley Bell, (1969 i.e. 1970).