The New Australian Parakeet Handbook
Barron's Educational Series, 1992 - Pets - 144 pages
This fascinating species of parakeet is thoroughly profiled, including detailed information on cages, aviaries, plus feeding and maintaining a healthy and happy bird. Over 45 brilliant full-color photos reveal the different varieties of this attractive bird.
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Management and Care
Plenty of Space
General Remarks 18
Food a Summary 33
Heredity and Mutations
Princess of Wales Parakeet
Useful Addresses and Literature
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