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Books about Parrots


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15 Safety Tips All Bird Owners Must Know (the Radford pet bird care series Book 2)

By Elaine Radford

Peachfront Press
Released: 2012-04-13
Kindle Edition (20 pages)

15 Safety Tips All Bird Owners Must Know (the Radford pet bird care series Book 2)
 
Product Description:
Did you know that burning certain cookware or feeding avocado could kill your precious pet bird? Here are 15 safety tips every pet bird owner must know to help our birds live a long, healthy life. A short, no-fluff, no-filler, article originally published in the 15th anniversary edition of Bird Talk magazine, with updated material for the 21st century.

Parrot Tricks: Teaching Parrots with Positive Reinforcement

By Tani Robar

Howell Book House
Paperback (232 pages)

Parrot Tricks: Teaching Parrots with Positive Reinforcement
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KEEP YOUR PARROT STIMULATED AND ACTIVE, AND HE WILL KEEP YOU ENTERTAINED!

By nature, parrots are inquisitive, intelligent, and social animals. You can capitalize on these characteristics and obedience train your bird, teaching him behaviors that will make your life and his more enjoyable--behaviors such as stepping on your hand or wrist on command, and going to a designated perch. Then you can progress to teach him all kinds of tricks. He'll love the attention, communication, and socialization. From the essential basics of obedience training to awesome tricks that will amuse and amaze your friends, Parrot Tricks covers:
* Techniques to use during the ""get acquainted"" period
* Setting up a training area and using food as a training tool
* Training basics such as targeting, luring, and using cues
* Necessary obedience skills such as step up, come, perch, and stay
* The basic retrieve command, the foundation of many tricks
* Simple tricks such as shake hands, high five, kiss, and take a bow
* Tricks based on the retrieve command, including basketball, ring on the peg, and stacking cups
* Advanced tricks such as pulling a wagon, pushing a grocery cart, raising a flag, and riding a skateboard
* Innovative tricks that showcase your bird's natural abilities
* Chaining tricks, such as recycling and going to the mailbox
* Verbalizations and talking using the Rival/Model Method or the Positive Reward Method
* Directions for making simple props


With this book, patience, and practice, you'll build your understanding of and relationship with your bird as you build a repertoire of tricks. You can get your parrot to jump through hoops for you--literally!

Pet Parrots Up Close (Pets Up Close)

By Karon Dubke

Capstone Press
Paperback (24 pages)

Pet Parrots Up Close (Pets Up Close)
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Pet parrots have cool body parts that wink, squawk, and glide. Take an up-close look at these talkative, fine-feathered friends.

The Parrot Wizard's Guide to Well Behaved Parrots

By Michael Sazhin

Parrot Wizard
Hardcover (296 pages)

The Parrot Wizard s Guide to Well Behaved Parrots
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The Parrot Wizard s Guide to Well-Behaved Parrots is not only the most comprehensive book on living with companion parrots, it is a complete approach to successful parrot keeping.

This easy to follow guide gives you all of the information you need from getting started in owning a parrot to achieving the well-behaved pet parrot you dream of. Learn about choosing the right parrot for you, teaching it to step-up, preventing biting, establishing good behavior for grooming and vet visits, being able to hold and pet your parrot, socializing your bird to people, and places, traveling with your parrot, training it tricks, keeping it healthy, and so much more, all while keeping your parrot s well-being at heart. Written by a parrot owner for parrot owners.

It s not magic, it s an educated, successful, heartfelt approach.

This book will help you take care of and train your budgie, cockatiel, parakeet, parrotlet, lovebird, green cheek conure, sun conure, senegal parrot, amazon, african grey, eclectus, cockatoo, or macaw! The methods apply all around from the smallest parakeet to the largest parrot. You will learn vital skills from chapters including: Getting a Parrot, Situating the Parrot, Early Interactions, Taming & Training, Managing Good Behavior, Flight, Trick Training, Problem Solving (including biting, plucking, screaming, and flying), Socialization (including travel with and without your parrot), and Talking. Dozens of photos and illustrations help you grasp the basic concepts of this 296 page hardcover book. With the skills and tips this book provides, application, and patience, you'll be well on your way to achieving the well-behaved pet parrot you always wanted your bird to be.

African Grey Parrot Handbook (Barron's Pet Handbooks)

By Mattie Sue Athan

Barron's Educational Series
Paperback (168 pages)

African Grey Parrot Handbook (Barron s Pet Handbooks)
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  • Paperback: 168 pages
  • Language: English
Product Description:
Titles in Barron's popular series of Pet Handbooks are filled with reliable information and helpful advice on animal care. Written by breeders, veterinarians, and other pet experts, these photo-illustrated books instruct on housing, feeding, healthcare, and where applicable, grooming. Titles devoted to dog breeds also discuss exercise needs and training methods. Barron's Pet Handbooks resemble Barron's alternate series, the Pet Owners' Manuals, but each of the Handbooks has a larger page count and includes more detailed advice and instruction.

African Grey Parrots (Complete Pet Owner's Manual)

By Margaret T. Wright

imusti
Paperback (96 pages)

African Grey Parrots (Complete Pet Owner s Manual)
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Among all parrot species, the African Grey is noted for its ability to speak following simple coaching. This book, an updated addition to Barron’s Complete Pet Owner’s Manuals series, advises on all aspects of African Grey health care, caging, training, nutrition, behavior, and more. Written primarily for prospective and inexperienced pet owners, as well as for older children who are learning about responsible pet care, Barron’s Complete Pet Owner’s Manuals present basic pet care information. The many titles in this series cover all popular dog and cat breeds, bird varieties, hamsters and other small caged animals, aquarium fish varieties, terrarium pets, and even reptiles, amphibians, and exotics. Each title features approximately 70 color photos and advises on acquiring an animal, housing, feeding, health care―and, where applicable, grooming and training.

Caique parrots as pets. Caique Keeping, Care, Housing, Pros and Cons, Health and Diet. Caique parrot owners manual.

By Roger Rodendale

IMB Publishing caique parrot
Released: 2017-03-06
Kindle Edition (125 pages)

Caique parrots as pets. Caique Keeping, Care, Housing, Pros and Cons, Health and Diet. Caique parrot owners manual.
 
Product Description:
The Caique parrot is known as the clown of the parrot world. The funny demeanor of the bird, coupled with the awkward antics makes this parrot a very entertaining companion.
They are brightly colored in shades of yellow and green. These medium sized birds can learn several tricks as they are highly intelligent creatures.These birds are fun loving, confident and happy. They are known for being extremely curious by nature which actually makes it fun to watch them pecking around and exploring their cage.
This book will give you all the information that you need with respect to raising your Caique parrot the right way. Details about training the bird and handling them correctly have been included so that you can form a strong relationship with your pet.
This book is great for beginners who are contemplating about bringing this bird home. It will help you assess if this bird is a suitable pet for you or not so you can make an informed choice.

Covered in this book:
Care
Costs
Daily care
Do’s and don’ts
Feeding
Health
Hygiene
History
Intelligence
One or two
Personality
Pro’s and Con’s
Tips on buying
Training
Travelling
…and much more

Eclectus Parrots (Complete Pet Owner's Manual)

By Katy McElroy

Barrons
Released: 2005-11-17
Paperback (96 pages)

Eclectus Parrots (Complete Pet Owner s Manual)
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  • Sub-Category: BIRD BOOKS BY SPECIES
  • Made By: BARRON'S PUBLISHING
Product Description:
Native to Indonesia and New Guinea, these handsome birds require a high-fiber diet with lots of fruit and greens. All Complete Pet Owner's Manuals are heavily illustrated with color photos and line art, and are filled with reliable, easy-to-understand information on pet care. The many titles in this series show and tell pet owners how to care for dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, gerbils, hamsters, and virtually every other animal that is kept as a pet. The books give advice on purchasing and otherwise acquiring a pet, maintaining health care, housing, proper feeding, and where applicable, grooming and training. Clear, straightforward text comes with high-quality, full-color photos and anatomically accurate line art, as well as helpful tables and charts.

Macaws as Pets: Macaw Parrot Facts & Information, where to buy, health, diet, lifespan, types, breeding, fun facts and more! A Complete Macaw Guide

By Lolly Brown

NRB Publishing
Paperback (168 pages)

Macaws as Pets: Macaw Parrot Facts & Information, where to buy, health, diet, lifespan, types, breeding, fun facts and more! A Complete Macaw Guide
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Macaws has a history that dates back to as early as 17th Century, they have been kept as pets for a very long time and was even associated with a person’s morality as well as religious significance during ancient times. Macaws are known as the “dream birds,” not only because of their brilliant crafted colors but also because of their larger-than-life personalities. They’re great longtime companions, and for that you need some guidance on how to take care of them, raise them and possibly learn how to be like them as well as teach them to be like you! Fortunately, this ultimate guide will teach you on how to be the best Macaw owner you can be! Inside this book, you will find tons of helpful information about Macaws; their different species, how they live, how to deal with them and realize the great benefits of owning one! Macaw Parrot Facts & Information, where to buy, health, diet, lifespan, types, breeding, fun facts and more!

African Grey Parrots as Pets. African Grey Parrot interaction, care, training, feeding and common mistakes. African Grey Parrot Manual.

By Martin Monderdale

IMB Publishing african grey parrot
Released: 2015-12-14
Kindle Edition (115 pages)

African Grey Parrots as Pets. African Grey Parrot interaction, care, training, feeding and common mistakes. African Grey Parrot Manual.
 
Product Description:
African Grey Parrots are exceptional birds. They are intelligent, curious and emotional. They create great bonds with their owners and they generally want to please their owner. They are able to learn words, to understand words and to learn tricks. This might all sound like great fun but they also require your attention.

African Grey Parrots can live up to 50 years with the right diet and medical care. It does take plenty of time and dedication to care for such an amazing pet. Deciding if this is a type of bird you should buy or not is important. Never get one just because they are beautiful or you love the idea of a talking parrot.

As you read this book, you will be able to decide if an African Grey Parrot is right for you or not. All of the following is included:

•History of the African Grey Parrot
•Diet
•Cage keeping and cleaning
•Teaching them to talk
•Teaching them tricks
•Possible health problems
•Finding a vet
•Cost of care
•Toys and puzzles
•Keeping them stimulated
•Possible behavior problems and how to handle them
•Where to buy an African Grey Parrot
•Natural habitat
•Flock mentality
•Bonding
•Reducing anxiety as they get used to their new home
•Safety and security
•Characters and behaviors
•Interacting with other people and other pets
•Common mistakes
•Determining if they are the right pet for you or not




 
 
 

 
 
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