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Parrot Parenting

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Bird expert and author, Carol Frishmann has written a must-have book for every parrot parent-to-be, an all-in-one guide that will remain indispensable in every bird home, regardless of the size, trainability, or personality of the feathered child. From the tiny parakeet to the giant hyacinth macaw, not all parrots place the same demands on their parents. Everything you need to know about caring for a parrot is here: *Finding and purchasing the ideal parrot *Descriptions and needs of the most popular twenty parrot species *Comprehensive positive-reinforcement-based training chapter, including trick training, talking, and training a flighted bird *Living with a parrot, including establishing daily routine, socializing, housing, home safety, and cleanliness *The parrot's meal plan: diets, organic and natural options, and special needs *Understanding parrot behavior, enrichment strategies, and problem solving *Grooming, health care, first aid, and senior care *And much more! Parenting tips are highlighted in sidebars in each chapter. There are lists of recommendations for best talkers, quietest species, trick experts, beginner birds, etc. It also includes detailed species descriptions of African Greys, Amazons, Bourke's Parkeets, Caiques, Cockatiels, Cockatoos, Conures, Eclectus, Lineolated Parakeets, Lories and Lorikeets, Lovebirds, Macaws, Parakeets/Budgies, Parrotlets, Pionus, Psittaculas, Quaker Parakeets, Senegals and other Poicephalus.

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Pages 224
Publish Date 2014-12-16
Size 0.0" x 0.0" x 0.0"
Author Carol Frischmann

About the Author

Carol Frischmann: Writer and educator Carol Frischmann was saved from tumbling down a flight of stairs by the family dog. Ever since, she has been repaying her debt to creatures that fly, run, swim, or slither. Author of ten books and more than 450 articles about pets and wildlife, Carol believes that animals have much to teach us about ourselves and the world around us. Carol has worked with Audubon chapters, wildlife hospitals, and zoos and is a member of the National Association of Science Writers. She resides in Grand Canyon National Park with two African Grey parrots.

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