Introduction.Part I: Your Wild Child: Introducing the Parrot.Chapter 1: Meet the Parrots.Chapter 2: Expectations of a Companion Parrot.Chapter 3: Choosing the Right Companion.Chapter 4: Purchasing and Adopting a Parrot.Part II: Bringing Home Your New Parrot.Chapter 5: A House to Call Home: Choosing Proper Housing.Chapter 6: Let's Go Shopping! Avian Supplies and Accessories.Chapter 7: Bringing Home Birdy: Introductions and Parrot-Proofing Your Home.Part III: Caring for Your Parrot.Chapter 8: Eating Like a Bird: Proper Parrot Nutrition.Chapter 9: Pretty Bird! Grooming Your Companion.Chapter 10: In Sickness and in Health.Part IV: Parrot Behavior Made Simple.Chapter 11: Understanding Your Wild Child's Instincts.Chapter 12: Normal Companion Parrot Behaviors.Chapter 13: Multiple Parrot Households.Chapter 14: When Good Birds Go Bad.Part V: Taming, Training, and Beyond.Chapter 15: Bird Brains: Parrot Intelligence.Chapter 16: Taming and Training Your Parrot.Chapter 17: Breeding Parrots.Chapter 18: In the Ring: Showing Your Parrot.Part VI: The Part of Tens.Chapter 19: Ten Things All Parrots Should Know.Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Entertain Your Parrot.Chapter 21: Ten + Travel Tips.Index.
Nikki Moustaki is the author of many books on parrots and avian behavior. She writes regularly for Bird Talk Magazine and Pet Product News.