The African Grey Parrot Handbook

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Barron's Educational Series, 2009 - Pets - 160 pages
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Titles in BarronÂ'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. BarronÂ's Pet Handbooks resemble BarronÂ's alternate series, the Pet OwnersÂ' Manuals, but each of the Handbooks has a larger page count and includes more detailed advice and instruction.
 

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Contents

Going Grey
12
Developing Behavior
32
Growing Feathers and Related Responses
38
A Permanent Palace
51
Vocalization Games
65
Grooming Toenails
78
Process of Elimination and Other Common Questions
81
Behavioral Issues
91
All About Feathers
115
This
123
Kids and Critters
131
Basic Breeding
141
Glossary
150
Resources
156
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About the author (2009)

Mattie Sue Athan has been a practicing parrot behavior consultant for nearly 30 years. She is also author of Barron's Guide to a Well-Behaved Parrot and several other books on parrot varieties and parrot behavior.

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