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African Grey Books and Video Tapes from Avian Publications

All material Copyright © 1996-2014 by Silvio Mattacchione & Co. unless otherwise noted.

 

 

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The Complete Bird Owner's Handbook by Dr. Gary A. Gallerstein - The long-awaited revision of Dr. Gallerstein's benchmark 1984 text, <i>Bird Owner's Home Health and Care Handbook</i>, this thorough update contains all the essential information needed to properly care for your birds-selection, housing, general care, feeding, and basic anatomy and physiology.

The Complete Bird Owner's Handbook (Revised Edition)

by Dr. Gary A. Gallerstein

$34.95 (CAN)

A Guide to Australian White Cockatoos by Chris Hunt - Sure to become a standard handbook for the breeders and keepers of these unique and magnificent birds, this well-researched, well-written book from Australian Birdkeeper is richly illustrated and full of practical hints on management, housing, feeding and nutrition, breeding, diseases, sexing, breeding, and mutations. Species profiles include the Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Short-billed Corella, Eastern Long-billed Corella, Major Mitchell's Cockatoo, and Galah.

A Guide to Australian White Cockatoos

by Chris Hunt

$27.95 (CAN)

A Guide to Popular Conures as Pet and Aviary Birds by Ray Dorge & Gail Sibley - Covering 13 of the most popular conures kept as pet or aviary birds throughout the world, this book is packed with easy-to-read, highly usable information and superb, full-colour photographs. Exploring such topics as conure behaviour, obtaining a conure, husbandry, housing, diet and nutrition, diseases and disorders, pet quality and mutations, this title is sure to satisfy all fanciers and breeders of these parrots. Species covered include the Sharp-tailed, Golden-crowned, Jenday, Sun, Dusky-headed, Patagonian, Queen of Bavaria, Nanday, Fiery-shouldered, Maroon-bellied, Green-cheeked, Crimson-bellied, and Painted Conures.

A Guide to Popular Conures as Pet and Aviary Birds

by Ray Dorge & Gail Sibley

$27.95 (CAN)

Complete Guide to African Grey Parrots by Pamela Hutchinson - Designed for both the pet owner and bird breeder, this book has current detailed information on the purchase, care, feeding, training, and grooming of pet greys, plus chapters on breeding African Greys that offer detailed information for cottage-industry breeders. A must-read if you have any interest in these magnificent birds!

Complete Guide to African Grey Parrots

by Pamela Hutchinson

$25.00 (CAN)

Keeping and Breeding Finches and Seed-Eaters by Russell Kingston - This highly regarded international reference is packed with valuable hands-on experience supported with beautiful photography, maps, and illustrations. The first seven chapters cover preparation, stock acquisition, housing, husbandry, breeding, ethology, nutrition, and health. The rest is devoted to 70 finch and seed-eater species, including description, habitat, sexing techniques, mutations, behaviour, housing, diet, breeding, health, showing, hybrids, and trouble-shooting.

Keeping and Breeding Finches and Seed-Eaters

by Russell Kingston

$70.00 (CAN)

P. Bear's New Year's Party by Paul Owen Lewis - A dapper polar bear has an elegant New Year's party and invites all of his animal friends-one whale, two horses, three cows, and so forth until midnight. As each party animal arrives, children learn to count...and tell time. Teachers rate this as one of the best counting books available.

P. Bear's New Year's Party

by Paul Owen Lewis

$4.95 (CAN)

Pionus Parrots: A Complete Guide by Roger Sweeney - Roger Sweeney, with the assistance of the late John Stoodley, has created the new bible for pionus breeders and keepers. This book covers the natural history of all pionus species, pionus as pets and aviary birds, accommodations, diet, breeding, vocal abilities, behaviour, and more. Highlights include an exceptional chapter on the health care and diseases of pionus by Dr. Susan Clubb, and an excellent section on artificial incubation and rearing methods. Useful addresses, appendices, a glossary, and a bibliography round out what will quickly become the standard avicultural reference book on pionus.

Pionus Parrots: A Complete Guide

by Roger Sweeney

$45.00 (CAN)

The Pigeon Guide: Practical Breeding, Training, and Management by Dr. Jon Esposito & Shannon Hiatt with introduction by Stephen J. Bodio - While there are many pigeon books available to American pigeon fanciers, reviewers have declared <i>The Pigeon Guide</i> to be one of the most up-to-date and comprehensive works available. This book includes information about breeding systems and genetics, nutrition, loft systems and equipment, showing, racing, and much more. Of particular interest to fanciers is information about the general health and well being of their flocks, preventive health measures, recognition of diseases, and disease treatment.

The Pigeon Guide: Practical Breeding, Training, and Management

by Dr. Jon Esposito & Shannon Hiatt with introduction by Stephen J. Bodio

$50.00 (CAN)

The Ultimate Parrot by Barrett Watson & Mike Hurley - This overview of parrots covers choosing a bird, feeding, nutrition, maintenance, physiology, behaviour, training, breeding, incubating, hand-rearing, weaning, common health problems, and the lives of parrots in the wild.

The Ultimate Parrot

by Barrett Watson & Mike Hurley

$34.95 (CAN)

 

 


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