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  • Cover of the book: A Guide to Companion Parrot Behavior

    Contents: Owners of companion parrots value these appealing birds in much the same way that a dog lover values his pet pooch. But companion parrots have a unique quality unmatched by any dog: They can talk to their human...

  • Cover of the book: ABK Asiatic Parrots

    This complete revision of 'A Guide to Asiatic Parrots in Australia' sees the addition of over 70 new colour images of new mutations, and improved text including new genetic tables and more information on nutrition, housing...

  • Cover of the book: ABK Australian Long and Broad-Tailed Parrots and Kakarikis

    This full colour title features beautiful photography throughout. Each of the 12 species is featured in its own chapter with distribution maps and general information specific to that species including management, diet and...

  • Cover of the book: ABK Australian White Cockatoos

    Richly illustrated and full of practical hints, this well-researched, well-written book features facets of the author's personal experience with the Australian White Cockatoo family which shine throughout its 112 full colour...

  • Cover of the book: ABK Basic Health and Disease

    Since its first publication in 1996, A Guide to Basic Health & Disease in Birds has proven to be one of the most sought after and respected titles worldwide in this generic range of avian publications. It is a credit to...

  • Cover of the book: ABK Black Cockatoos

    Authored by successful breeders Neville and Noddy Connors, this title features 300 colour photographs in over 160 pages of information. Contents: Chapters on Black Cockatoos in Captivity include Taxonomy, Conservation...

  • ABK Cockatiels and their Mutations

    This book is comprehensive and a must for both Pet and Breeder Enthusiasts. Chapters include: Wild Cockatiels  Companion Birds - Housing, Environment, Enrichment, Feeding, Behaviour  Aviary Birds - Housing,...

  • Cover of the book: ABK Eclectus Parrots

    Featuring over 250 colour photographs this 160 page revised edition of A Guide to Eclectus Parrots as Pet and Aviary Birds contains a comprehensive description of all 10 subspecies, their taxonomy and identification. Other...

  • Cover of the book: ABK Grey Parrots

      This superb colourful title authored by Rosemary Low, includes 168 pages of comprehensive information on this species in the wild and in captivity as an aviary and companion bird.   Contents:   History, In...

  • Cover of the book: ABK Incubation & Handraising Parrots

    Written by aviculturist, Phil Digney, this 104-page title covers all the necessary requirements needed to successfully take an egg through incubation, hatching, brooding and development into a fully weaned chick. Beautifully...

  • Cover of the book: ABK Lories and Lorikeets

    Completely reformatted and revised including new sections on Lories and Lorikeets as Pets, Diseases and Disorders and Colour Mutations and Breeding Expectations, Peter Odekerken's A Guide to Lories and Lorikeets is bigger,...

  • Cover of the book: ABK Macaws

    2015 Revised Edition Key Features: Selecting Macaws for Breeding or Companion Birds Housing and Furnishings Nutrition and Diet Breeding - Compatible Pairing, Parent-rearing, Artificial Incubation, Handrearing, Chick...

  • Cover of the book: ABK Neophema & Neopsephotus Genera & their Mutations

    Dr Alain Campagne has been keeping birds since the 1970s and since 2000 has been seriously involved in the breeding of Neophema and Neopsephotus species. The early sections of the book provide all the basic information which...

  • Cover of the book: ABK Neophema and Psephotus Grass Parrots

    This title features over 160 full colour images of mutations in the Neophema and Psephotus Grass Parrot group. There are examples of breeding expectations, housing, feeding and management. Contents:Management, Housing,...

  • Cover of the book: ABK Pet and Companion Birds

    This informative and often amusing introduction to bird keeping appeals not only to the novice or want-to-be bird keeper, but also to the seasoned aviculturist looking for a refresher on the basics. Based on the authors...

  • Cover of the book: ABK Popular Conures

    Featuring 13 of the most popular conures kept as pet or aviary birds throughout the world, this title is packed with easy-to-read, highly usable information and features full colour superb photographs throughout. Combined...

  • Cover of the book: ABK Rosellas

    The 216 pages include 455 colour photographs of Rosella Mutations. The title provides Extensive Genetic Details on Primary and Combination Mutations Bred Worldwide. Contents: Taxonomy General Management Selection Sexing...

  • Cover of the book: ACPOM - Amazon Parrots

    Contents: These medium-size parrots are known for their playful companionship and their talking ability. Here is everything a new pet owner needs to know about caring for Amazon parrots and keeping them as pets, including...

  • Cover of the book: ACPOM - Caiques

    From how to choose the ideal bird to building a rewarding relationship with your pet, here is the complete guide to having a pet caique.Titles in Barron's extensive selection of Complete Pet Owner's Manuals are filled with...

  • Cover of the book: ACPOM - Cockateils

    Contents: This book covers the origins, life cycle, and characteristics of cockatiels, with expert advice on selecting, feeding, health care, breeding, and housing. Includes advice on appreciating your cockatiel,...

  • Cover of the book: ACPOM - Cockatoos

    Contents: This handsomely illustrated book presents basic information about Cockatoos for new or soon-to-be owners. Topics covered include purchase caging equipment general care and maintenance health care and much more...

  • Cover of the book: ACPOM - Conures

    Contents: These small members of the parrot family are intelligent and sociable by nature, and make very popular pets for bird lovers. Here is everything a new pet owner needs to know about caring for conures and keeping...

  • Cover of the book: ACPOM - Eclectus Parrots

    Contents: This Eclectus book covers temperament, physical traits, potential behavior problems, housing, feeding, health care, training, grooming, vocal and body language, and step-by-step instructions for everyday Eclectus...

  • Cover of the book: ACPOM - Lovebirds

    Contents: Lovebirds are found in a variety of vivid colors in their native tropical habitats. Though they are often kept as pairs, lovebirds also thrive when kept alone. Heavily illustrated with vivid color photos and...

  • Cover of the book: ACPOM - Macaws

    Contents: This handsomely illustrated book presents basic information about Macaws for new or soon-to-be owners. Topics covered include purchase, caging, equipment, general care and maintenance, health care, and much more...

  • Cover of the book: ACPOM - Parakeets (Budgies)

    Contents: This handsomely illustrated book presents basic information about Budgerigars (Parakeets) for new or soon-to-be owners. Topics covered include purchase, caging, equipment, general care and maintenance, health...

  • Cover of the book: ACPOM - The Second-Hand Parrot

    Contents: Previously owned parrots can make wonderful companions, but they sometimes require humane behaviour correction. Two expert parrot owners point out the pros and cons of adopting a bird that has had a previous owner...

  • Cover of the book: Caiques: Their Care, Breeding and Some Natural History

    Contents: Caiques are given in-depth coverage in this informative book for aviculturalists, pet owners, and enthusiasts. Divided into three parts, the first deals with pet care, the second with breeding, and the third with...

  • Cover of the book: Clicker Fun Kit

    Clicker training is easy and fun! Just follow the simple guidelines in this book. You'll learn to communicate with your bird and teach your bird to communicate with you in ways that you never imagined. Subjects covered: ...

  • Cover of the book: Cockatiels For Dummies

    Contents: Covers all aspects of cockatiels, focusing on how to feed, house, and train them. Plus, you'll get great advice on dealing with the cockatiel's sometimes puzzling behaviour-particularly breeding/nesting behaviour...

  • Cover of the book: DVD - Bird Sitter

    Your parrot never has to be home alone again! "This "Bird Sitter" video supplies a "Virtual Flock" complete with parrot role models for the parrots in your home.The Bird Sitter DVD was produced by Steve Cantin, producer of...

  • Cover of the book: DVD - Captive Foraging

    By M. Scott Echols, DVM, Dipl ABVP - Avian Practice Learn how to: Understand the natural foraging instinct of all animals  Cater for this behavioral necessity to help prevent unwanted and harmful behaviours Use...

  • Cover of the book: DVD - Expert Companion Bird Care - Vol I

    This DVD is the first volume in a comprehensive DVD series created by recognised avian veterinarians, teachers, aviculturists, enthusiasts and pet store owners. Drs Scott Echols (author of Captive Foraging) and Brian Speer...

  • Cover of the book: DVD - Expert Companion Bird Care - Vol II

    Volume 2 of the Expert Companion Bird Care DVD Series centers on the history of keeping birds, selecting birds that fit the lifestyles of their owners, and aviculture. M. Scott Echols, DVM, Diplomate ABVP (Avian) and Brian...

  • Cover of the book: DVD - Expert Companion Bird Care - Vol III

    Volume 3 of The Expert Companion Bird Care Series has been specifically designed to provide comprehensive bird care information. M. Scott Echols, DVM, Diplomate ABVP (Avian) and Brian L Speer, DVM, Diplomate ABVP (Avian),...

  • Cover of the book: DVD - Get Your Bird Back

    What to Do When A Parrot is Lost? There are few things more heartbreaking than when a beloved parrot accidentally escapes. Barbara Heidenreich and Robin Shewokis were inspired to make this DVD by the thousands of pleas...

  • Cover of the book: DVD - Parrot Behaviour & Training

    This DVD, the first in a multiple-part series by the respected Barbara Heidenreich, covers the basic fundamentals of training with positive reinforcement. With detailed instructions on how to shape behaviour with...

  • DVD - Polly Vision

    Strictly for Parrots As a parrot owner you already know that your bird is a highly intelligent, sensitive and social creature that requires enrichment and stimulation for a long healthy life. PollyVision invites your parrot...

  • Cover of the book: DVD - PollyVision II: Parrots of the Americas

    By World Parrot Trust Journey to places where the wild parrots dwell with the much-anticipated follow-up to our successful first edition. Filmed in North and South America, PollyVision II provides an outstanding experience...

  • Cover of the book: DVD - The Unnatural History of the Kakapo

    A portrayal of one of New Zealand's most internationally famous conservation successes, this is the award-winning story of their native Kakapo's rescue from the brink of extinction. The film shows how the combination of...

  • Cover of the book: DVD - Train Your Parrot To Talk

    "This DVD is yet another absolute 'must have' for companion parrot owners and breeders alike. No other resource will set you and your birds up to succeed in achieving a two-way talking dynamic better than this. Highly...

  • Cover of the book: DVD - Training Your Parrot for the Vet Exam

    What's it like when you take your parrot to your avian veterinarian? Does your bird eagerly hop into a kennel, present his toes for a nail trim and sit patiently for a tactile exam? Well, he can! All it takes is a little...

  • Cover of the book: DVD - Understanding Parrot Body Language

    Reading you bird's body language is one of the most important skills you can learn to help you build a relationship with your parrot based on trust. It is how your parrot communicates. In this DVD professional animal trainer...

  • Cover of the book: DVD - Where the Wild Greys Are

    A Day in the Life of Africa's Grey Parrots by Diana May, Valerie Hovetter & James Gilardi Winner of the 2003 IAATE Conservation Award (International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators) This DVD from the World...

  • Cover of the book: Good Bird!

    A Guide to Solving Behavioural Problems in Companion Parrots! An easy-to-read step-by-step guide that uses positive reinforcement for teaching your parrot acceptable behaviour. This book will help you deal with screaming,...

  • Cover of the book: Good Parrot Keeping

    Contents: Written by an expert on parrot care, nutrition, and training, this all-inclusive guide provides in-depth coverage of topics vital to proper parrot care, including behaviour, housing, feeding, training, and health...

  • Cover of the book: Guide to a Well-Behaved Parrot

    Contents: This expanded third edition of the classic parrot training book explains parrot psychology and discusses the ways in which parrot owners can apply it to solve behavior problems. The author cites the most common...

  • Cover of the book: Guide to the Quaker Parrot

    Contents: Mattie Sue Allen advises Quaker Parrot owners on training, grooming, diet, cages, and toys for this unique bird. New in this edition is a discussion of recently identified anatomical features plus background...

  • Cover of the book: Guide to the Senegal Parrot

    Contents: This updated bird owner's guide, written by experts on parrot psychology and care, instructs on socialising and instilling domesticated behaviour patterns in birds of the Poicephalus family (Senegal, Meyer's,...

  • Cover of the book: Holistic Care for Birds: A Manual of Wellness and Healing

    A Manual of Wellness and Healing An exploration of both commonly used and alternative treatments for birds, as well as a comprehensive manual for bird care. Learn how to improve your bird's overall quality of life and...

  • Cover of the book: How to Care for and Tame your Budgerigar

    Gil Solomon, referencing his own experience with 'Lucky' the flighted budgie guides you through the step by step process of taming and training your budgie. Easy to read and full of information and lovely pictures, Solomon...

  • Cover of the book: Parrot Problem Solver

    Finding Solutions to Aggressive Behaviour Learn how to modify your parrot's aggressive behaviour. Includes information on parrot behaviour in the wild, 10 steps to address aggressive behaviour, common myths and...

  • Cover of the book: Parrots for Dummies

    Thinking about getting a parrot? This friendly guide offers expert advice on everything from taming to nutrition, health care, and parrot safety. You'll see how to keep your feathered friend comfortable and entertained - and...

  • Cover of the book: The African Grey Parrot Handbook

    Contents: Filled with colour photos and instructive line illustrations, this book contains the information you need to raise an active and healthy African Grey parrot, including acquiring, housing, nutrition, health care,...

  • Cover of the book: The Cockatiel Handbook

    Contents: These attractive members of the parrot family come in a variety of colours. This handbook offers detailed information on purchasing the right bird, building a bond, caging, nutrition, health care and much more...

  • Cover of the book: The Complete Pet Bird Owner's Handbook

    Contents: Covers all aspects of pet bird ownership, including selection, nutrition, behaviour, home physicals, emergency medical care, preventative medicine, and much more. Presented in seventeen chapters, this book provides...

  • Cover of the book: The Conure Handbook

    Contents: The information you need to raise a happy and healthy conure can be found in the pages of this handbook. Includes facts, advice, and fascinating insights that tell you what you need to know about acquiring a...

  • Cover of the book: The Essential Cockatoo

    Contents: This fun, informative, and practical book will help you select, train, and nurture your Cockatoo. In full-colour throughout, chapters include Choosing, Bringing Home, Understanding Your Companion, Nurturing,...

  • Cover of the book: The Lovebird Handbook

    Lovebirds are social birds, but it is a myth that they must always be kept in pairs as a tame single bird can make a wonderful companion. Keeping healthy, contented lovebirds require dedicated care. Designed and illustrated...

  • Cover of the book: The Parakeet Handbook

    Contents: The Parakeet Handbook covers everything about the purchase, diet, diseases, and behaviour of parakeets (budgerigars). This handbook also includes a special chapter on breeding and colour mutations. These...

  • Cover of the book: Why Does My Bird Do That? A Guide to Parrot Behavior (Second Edition)

    Contents: This extensively updated edition of the popular guide to parrot behaviour focuses on today's domestic-bred birds. Not only will you learn why your bird does some strange things you'll also discover positive...