Guide to a Well-Behaved Parrot
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Guide to a Well-Behaved Parrot

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by Mattie Sue Athan, Michelle Earle-Bridges
     
 

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This expanded new edition of a popular parrot-training book explains parrot psychology and discusses the ways in which parrot owners can apply it to solve behavior problems. The author cites the most common problems - screaming, biting, and feather-chewing - and tells how to remedy them. She also stresses the need for periodic reinforcement of desirable parrot…  See more details below

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This expanded new edition of a popular parrot-training book explains parrot psychology and discusses the ways in which parrot owners can apply it to solve behavior problems. The author cites the most common problems - screaming, biting, and feather-chewing - and tells how to remedy them. She also stresses the need for periodic reinforcement of desirable parrot behavior traits and advises on many aspects of good parrot care, including proper nutrition and providing the bird with steady companionship. The text is complemented with many attractive and instructive color photos and line art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764136672
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
412,575
Product dimensions:
6.64(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.34(d)

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Mattie Sue Athan is a widely respected expert on parrots and their care. She contributes regularly to bird-care periodicals and is also the author of Parrots: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual and co-author of The African Grey Parrot Handbook, both published by Barron's.

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