Why Does My Bird Do That? A Guide to Parrot Behavior (Second Edition)
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 techniques you can use to modify those behaviours. You'll get the latest information on: Normal behaviour in young mature and senior parrots; species-specific behaviour of African greys, Amazons, cockatiels, cockatoos, conures, eclectus parrots and parakeets (budgies); behaviours that indicate illness stress or boredom; and caring for training and disciplining your bird. You'll learn why your bird does strange things and discover positive techniques for modifying those behaviours. You'll get information on training and caring for your bird normal behaviour and species-specific behaviour. So don't let your feathers get ruffled by a headstrong you'll learn how to develop a mutually rewarding relationship with your bird that will last for many years.
Author: Julie Rach Mancini
Date: October 2006