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A Complete Practical Guide to Caged & Aviary Birds

How to Keep Pet Birds, with Expert Advice on Buying, Housing, Feeding, Handling, Breeding and Exhibiting

By David Alderton

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Format: Paperback, 256 pages
Other Information: Over 800 photographs
Published In: United Kingdom, 24 November 2015
This is an essential reference manual for bird-keepers of all levels - from the novice looking to keep a single pet bird indoors to the seasoned breeder wishing to extend an existing aviary collection. A close look at more than 250 examples provides a fascinating insight into the coloration, characteristics, weaknesses and breeding habits of each of the major groups: waxbills, weavers, wydahs, canaries and related finches, quails and pheasants, softbills, Australian parakeets, cockatiels, cockatoos, lories and lorikeets, parrots, doves and pigeons. The book provides all the bird husbandry information needed for bird-keepers everywhere.

About the Author

David Alderton is a best-selling authority on pets and their care. He is the former chairman of the National Council for Aviculture, he contributes to a wide range of general and specialist publications, and he has given talks at national and international seminars.

EAN: 9781780194677
ISBN: 1780194676
Publisher: Southwater
Dimensions: 21.84 x 17.27 x 1.52 centimeters (0.32 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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