A Complete Practical Guide to Caged & Aviary Birds: How to Keep Pet Birds, with Expert Advice on Buying, Housing, Feeding, Handling, Breeding and Exhi

A Complete Practical Guide to Caged & Aviary Birds: How to Keep Pet Birds, with Expert Advice on Buying, Housing, Feeding, Handling, Breeding and Exhi

By: David Alderton (author)Paperback

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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.

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About 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.

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/11/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781780194677
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781780194677
  • weight: 635
  • ISBN10: 1780194676

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