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Complete Guide to African Grey Parrots: by Pamela Hutchinson (Author)
Designed for both the pet owner and bird breeder, this book has current detailed information on the purchase, care, feeding, training, and grooming of pet greys, plus chapters on breeding African Greys.
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$24.99
Pionus Parrots: A Complete Guide: by Roger Sweeney (Author)
The new bible for pionus breeders and keepers covering the natural history of all pionus species, pionus as pets and aviary birds, accommodations, diet, breeding, vocal abilities, behaviour, and more.
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$39.99
$79.99
Sally Blanchard\'s Companion Parrot Handbook: by Sally Blanchard (Author)
The Companion Parrot Handbook is a remarkably complete, up-to-date guide for the parrot owner, including information on everything from the fundamentals of successful parrot keeping to valuable advice on preventing and solving behavioral problems.
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$29.99
Popular Parrots: by Dr Matthew M. Vriends (Author)
From a world renowned bird authority, the author Identifies various species of parrots, and tells how to select, breed, house, care for, and train them as pets. An invaluable reference for your library.
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$39.99
Australian Parrots: Revised by Joseph M. Forshaw (Author)
A wonderfully detailed book about Australian Parrots. This book gives full descriptions, care and keeping instructions, and 62 beautiful full color plates after paintings by William T.Cooper.
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$99.99
Drawing Your Pets using Scraperboard Techniques: by Charles Darby (Author)
Drawing your own pets can be a pleasurable pastime, and Charles Darby shows how it can be done using scraper board techniques.
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$9.99
Complete Guide to African Grey Parrots: by Pamela Hutchinson (Author)
Complete Guide to African Grey Parrots: by Pamela Hutchinson (Author) (9781895270198)

Designed for both the pet owner and bird breeder, this book has current detailed information on the purchase, care, feeding, training, and grooming of pet greys, plus chapters on breeding African Greys that offer detailed information for cottage-industry breeders. A must-read if you have any interest in these magnificent birds!

Product details

  • Condition: New
  • Paperback: 127 pages
  • Publisher: Silvio Mattacchione & Co., 1st Edition(1999)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: Color photos  
  • ISBN-10: 1895270197
  • ISBN-13: 978-1895270198
  • Product Dimensions: 22.5 x 15 x 1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 240 g

Designed for both the pet owner and bird breeder, this book has current detailed information on the purchase, care, feeding, training, and grooming of pet greys, plus chapters on breeding African Greys.
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$24.99
Pionus Parrots: A Complete Guide: by Roger Sweeney (Author)
Pionus Parrots: A Complete Guide: by Roger Sweeney (Author) (9781895270228)

Roger Sweeney, with the assistance of the late John Stoodley, has created the new bible for pionus breeders and keepers. This book covers the natural history of all pionus species, pionus as pets and aviary birds, accommodations, diet, breeding, vocal abilities, behavior, and more. Highlights include an exceptional chapter on the health care and diseases of pionus by Dr. Susan Clubb, and an excellent section on artificial incubation and rearing methods. Useful addresses, appendices, a glossary, and a bibliography round out what will quickly become the standard avicultural reference book on pionus.

Product details

  • Condition: New
  • Hardcover: 160 pages with dust jacket
  • Publisher: Silvio Mattacchione & Co. (2001)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: Color photos by John Stoodley
  • ISBN-10: 1895270227
  • ISBN-13: 978-1895270228
  • Product Dimensions:    22.8 x 16 x 1.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 440 g

Contents:

1.  The Genus of Pionus
2.  The Natural History of Pionus Parrots
3.  Pionus Parrots as Pet and Aviary Birds
4.  Accommodations for Pionus Parrots
5.  Diet and Feeding 
6.  Healthcare and Diseases
7.  Breeding Pionus Parrots in Captivity
8.  Artificial Incubation and Rearing Methods
9.  Appendices
10. Bibliography
11. Glossary
12. Useful addresses
13. Helping in the conservation of parrots in the wild

The new bible for pionus breeders and keepers covering the natural history of all pionus species, pionus as pets and aviary birds, accommodations, diet, breeding, vocal abilities, behaviour, and more.
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$39.99
$79.99
Sally Blanchard\'s Companion Parrot Handbook: by Sally Blanchard (Author)
Sally Blanchard's Companion Parrot Handbook: by Sally Blanchard (Author) (9780967129808)

A sampling of topics covered include choosing a parrot, skills to teach a parrot, converting parrots to a healthier diet, what to do if a parrot flies away, and how to travel with a parrot. Ms. Blanchard provides excellent guidance, gained from over 20 years as an avian behavior consultant, regarding basic behavioral concepts and the methods that can be used to live long and happily with a companion parrot. Specifically, her information and techniques serve to build trust between parrots and their owners. Illustrations, done by both Sally Blanchard and Jeff Riebe, serve to help create an exceptionally humorous and insightful publication.

This book is written so that it can be read in one of two ways. It can be read from start to finish or used as a reference to look up specific topics, such as "First Aid for Broken Blood Feathers", "Towel Training", or "Excessive Screaming". It is a "must have" for anyone who has a parrot in the home or who may be thinking of adopting a first parrot.

Product details

  • Condition: New
  • Paperback: 241 pages
  • Publisher: PBIC, Inc. (Pet Bird Information Council) First Edition (1999)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations:  Illustrations by Jeff Riebe and Sally Blanchard
  • ISBN-10: 096712980X
  • ISBN-13:  978-0967129808
  • Product Dimensions: 27.5 x 21.6 x 1.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight:  665 g

The Companion Parrot Handbook is a remarkably complete, up-to-date guide for the parrot owner, including information on everything from the fundamentals of successful parrot keeping to valuable advice on preventing and solving behavioral problems.
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$29.99
Popular Parrots: by Dr Matthew M. Vriends (Author)
Popular Parrots: by Dr Matthew M. Vriends (Author) (9780876058190)

In this book, biologist/aviculturist Dr. Matthew Vriends, one of the world most famous bird authorities brings you face to face with the birds that inspires Aristotle and Alexander the Great. You'll learn about the parrot family in all its amazing variety and what is involved in owning and caring for your own parrot. This in indeed an invaluable reference filled with the answers to every bird fancier's questions.

Product details

  • Condition:  New
  • Hardcover:  240 pages
  • Publisher:  Howell Book House Inc.  1st Edition (1983)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations:  Color and B&W photos
  • ISBN-10:  0876058195
  • ISBN-13:   978-0876058190                                                  
  • Product Dimensions:  22.8 x 16 x 2.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight:  555 g

From a world renowned bird authority, the author Identifies various species of parrots, and tells how to select, breed, house, care for, and train them as pets. An invaluable reference for your library.
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$39.99
Australian Parrots: Revised by Joseph M. Forshaw (Author)
Australian Parrots: Revised by Joseph M. Forshaw (Author) (9780958121200)

This is the completely revised and greatly expanded third edition. Australia is home to one-sixth of the world's species of parrots. Every part of the vast Australian continent is inhabited by parrots, from tropical forests of Queensland to the sandy deserts of the interior. Also, the Budgerigar (the budgie), the world's most popular cage bird, hails from Australia. This third edition is the first to introduce biochemical analyses for taxonomic identification; this edition also contains significant information on threatened species and hybrids recorded in wild or in captivity.

This book includes 62 full-page color plates after paintings by William T.Cooper, 14 plain text-figures (maps, diagrams, cladograms), 58 color distribution maps, 17 color photos of habitats. This book cover has green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine with a color pictorial dust jacket.

Product details

  • Condition: New
  • Hardcover: 640 pages with Dust Jacket
  • Publisher: Avi-Trader Publishing Pty Ltd, 3rd Revised Edition(2002)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: Color & B&W photos  (62 Full Color Plates after paintings by William T.Cooper)
  • ISBN-10: 0958121206
  • ISBN-13: 978-0958121200
  • Product Dimensions: 30.7 x 22.1 x 4.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 3 kg

A wonderfully detailed book about Australian Parrots. This book gives full descriptions, care and keeping instructions, and 62 beautiful full color plates after paintings by William T.Cooper.
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$99.99
Drawing Your Pets using Scraperboard Techniques: by Charles Darby (Author)
Drawing Your Pets using Scraperboard Techniques: by Charles Darby (Author) (9780862300432)

All the pets pictured in this book inhabit the beautiful informative world of Saiga Publications. The illustrations are produced in the sharp, black and white medium of Scraperboard and combine this fascinating art with the fascination of their furred and feathered creatures.

The author offers no short cut to success. Perseverance and practice are the key words but maybe the information, instructions and art work contained herein will help to make the effort a little easier until the reader finds his other own particular style an learns the pleasure of producing Scraperboard pictures.

Product Details

  • Condition: New
  • Paperback: 71 pages  
  • Publisher: Saiga Publishing Co. Ltd (1982)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: B&W illustrations
  • ISBN-10: 0862300436
  • ISBN-13: 978-0862300432
  • Product Dimensions:  21.8 x 13.6 x .7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 177 g

Contents:

1.  Materials
2.  Tools
3.  Preliminary Exercises
4.  Making a Picture
5.  Various illustrations
6.  Using a Grained Board
7.  Special Pets' Corner

Drawing your own pets can be a pleasurable pastime, and Charles Darby shows how it can be done using scraper board techniques.
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$9.99
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