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Guide to the Quaker Parrot

By: Mattie Sue Athan
122 pages, Col illus
Guide to the Quaker Parrot
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  • Guide to the Quaker Parrot ISBN: 9780764136689 Edition: 2 Paperback Aug 2008 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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The Quaker parrot is becoming one of the most popular companion parrots as bird owners discover that it is easy to train, has a colorful and endearing personality, and often develops human speech imitation almost spontaneously. This volume provides the details of parrot behavior training, best begun when the bird is still in its baby stage. Patterning and positive reinforcement are applied to balancing human and territorial bonding, maintaining status in the pecking order, and "potty" training. The author also gives general advice on cages, bird toys, grooming, diet, and protecting against household accidents. Potential problem areas are also discussed, including aggressive behavior, molting, excessive noisemaking, and sexual behavior. There is a special chapter on physically imperfect Quaker parrots, advice on recapturing escaped birds, and background information on Quakers as pets in Brazil. The text is enhanced with dozens of full-color photos and line art.

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By: Mattie Sue Athan
122 pages, Col illus
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