Psittaculture: Breeding, Rearing and Management of Parrots by Tony Silva

Psittaculture: Breeding, Rearing and Management of Parrots by Tony Silva

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Pressures on wild parrot populations and the role of aviculture --
Selecting the species to breed --
Parrot husbandry --
Incubation --
Hand-rearing --
Parrot chicks --
Bird marking systems --
Mutations --
Selecting a pet parrot and keeping it healthy --
Taming --
Species account --
Lories and lorikeets: the brush-tongued parrots --
Cockatoos --
Nestors --
Fig parrots --
Blue-rumped parrot Psittinus cyanurus --
Tanygnathus parrots --
Eclectus parrots Eclectus roratus --
Pesquet's parrot Psittrichas fulgidus --
Shining parrots Prosopeia spp. Australian broad-tailed parrots --
Red-capped parrot Purpureicephalus spurius --
New Zealand and New Caledonian parakeets --
Neophema parrots --
Swift parrots Lathamus discolor --
Budgerigars Melopsittacus undulatus --
Pezoporus, geopsittacus and strigops: the night parrots --
Vasa parrots Coracopsis spp. --
African parrots (genera: Psittacus and Poicephalus) --
Lovebirds Agapornis spp. --
Hanging parrots Loriculus spp. --
Psittacula parakeets --
Macaws, conures and related parrots --
Bolborhynchus parakeets --
Parrotlets --
Brotogeris, the Tui parakeets. Caiques Pionites spp. --
Pionopsitta parrots --
Short-tailed parrot Graydidascalus brachyurus --
Pionus parrots --
Amazon parrots Amazona spp. --
Hawk-headed parrots Deroptyus accipitrinus --
Purple-bellied parrot Triclaria malachitacea --
Unknowns --
Sexually dimorphic species --
Magazines dedicated to parrots.