Parrot Parenting

Frischmann, Carol

€ 35,99

From the tiny parakeet to the giant hyacinth macaw, not all parrots place the same demands on their parents. Parakeets, conures, cockatiels, loriesthe parrot family consists of the most popular pet birds, each offering keepers their unique characteristics and exotic beauty as well as their specific requirements. 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. More than a selection guide, Parenting a Parrot offers all the information owners need to know about feeding, caring for, and training their chosen parrot. Though both good talkers, the eclectus parrot may be quieter than the cockatoo, but hes not nearly as cuddly. Parenting a Parrot tells owners what to expect from their parrots and how to get the most out of their avian companions.INSIDE THIS BOOK:Finding and purchasing the ideal parrotDescriptions and needs of the most popular twenty parrot speciesComprehensive positive-reinforcement-based training chapter, including trick training, talking, and training a flighted birdLiving with a parrot, including establishing daily routine, socializing, housing, home safety, and cleanlinessThe parrots meal plan: diets, organic and natural options, and special needsUnderstanding parrot behavior, enrichment strategies, and problem solvingGrooming, health care, first aid, and senior careParenting tips highlighted in sidebars in each chapterLists of recommendations for best talkers, quietest species, trick experts, beginners birds, etc.Includes detailed species descriptions of these parrots:African GreysAmazonsBourkes ParkeetsCaiquesCockatielsCockatoosConuresEclectusLineolated ParakeetsLories and LorikeetsLovebirdsMacawsParakeets/BudgiesParrotletsPionusPsittaculasQuaker ParakeetsSenegals and Other PoicephalusPlus: Brotogeris, Great-Bills, Kakarikis, Rosellas, Hawk-Headed Parrots, Vasa Parrots

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    Kobo, Androids, iPhone/iPad, E-Readers, Computer (Mac/PC)

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    i5 Publishing

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    224 pagine (edizione cartacea)

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