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A Guide to Lories and Lorikeets: Their Management, Care and Breeding

Handbook / Manual

By: Peter Odekerken(Author)

152 pages, colour photos

Australian Birdkeeper / Reptile Publications

Paperback | Apr 2002 | Edition: 2 | #216760 | ISBN: 0957702442
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About this book

General management discusses taxonomy, habitat and distribution in the wild, and captive housing, feeding, nutrition and breeding including colour mutations and breeding expectations, handrearing for pet and breeding birds.

Individual chapters cover 16 lory and 18 lorikeet species over nine genus.

Chapter on health and diseases is written by an avian veterinarian.


- In the Wild
- Lories and Lorikeets in Captivity
- Diseases and Disorders
- Lory and Lorikeet Species
- Mutations. Species Black Lory
- Duyvenbode's Lory
- Yellow-streaked Lory
- Cardinal Lory
- Black-winged Lory
- Blue-streaked Lory
- Red Lory
- Red and Blue Lory
- Violet-necked Lory
- Dusky Lory
- Rainbow Lorikeet
- Red-collard Lorikeet
- Scaly-breasted Lorikeet
- Ornate Lorikeet
- Green-naped Lorikeet
- Mitchell's Lorikeet
- Weber's Lorikeet
- Edward's Lorikeet
- Rosenberg's Lorikeet
- Massena's Lorikeet
- Perfect Lorikeet
- Goldie's Lorikeet
- Mt Apo Lorikeet
- Varied Lorikeet
- Black-capped Lory
- Chattering Lory
- Yellow-bibbed Lory
- Purple-naped Lory
- Purple-bellied Lory
- Stella's Lory
- Musk Lorikeet
- Little Lorikeet
- Purple-crowned Lorikeet
- Musschenbroek's Lorikeet

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Peter Odekerken has bred many of the Australian species of parrot for 50 years. Peter has lectured throughout Australia, New Zealand, Holland and South Africa and is well known for his outstanding photography which adorn many bird books and magazines. He also produces a series of bird DVDs.

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