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Parrots For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-05449-9
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384 pages
March 2011
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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.

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