Lovebirds [NOOK Book]

Overview

Lovebirds are small, stout parrots with a curious and good-natured disposition. Written by an expert on lovebirds, this comprehensive book covers species characteristics and offers advice on how to look after these beautiful birds.
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Overview

Lovebirds are small, stout parrots with a curious and good-natured disposition. Written by an expert on lovebirds, this comprehensive book covers species characteristics and offers advice on how to look after these beautiful birds.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780793847969
  • Publisher: TFH Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/1/2007
  • Series: Animal Planet Pet Care Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 874,902
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Julie Mancini has authored numerous books as well as magazine and online articles, with animals as her primary focus. She has had many companion animals since childhood, including lovebirds. Julie has been a freelance writer for the past 10 years. She and her husband currently live on a small farm in south-central Iowa.
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Table of Contents


Why I Adore My Lovebird     5
The History of Lovebirds as Pets
Physical Characteristics of the Lovebird
"The Lovebird's Temperament and Behavior
Choosing a Lovebird
The Stuff of Everyday Life     21
Your Lovebird's Home
Location, Location, Location
Adding the Accessories
Keeping the Cage Clean
Eating Well     39
What Goes in the Food Bowl
What Wild Lovebirds Eat
Picking the Proper Diet
Making Seeds Part of the Diet
Providing a Pelleted Diet
Adding Fruits and Vegetables
You're Eating It, I Want It
The Overweight Lovebird
Looking Good     57
Preening
Bathing
Nail Care
Beak Care
Wing Trimming
The Annual Molt
Feeling Good     69
How to Select a Veterinarian
Visiting the Veterinarian
Signs of Illness
Pet Bird Illnesses
The Importance of Quarantine
Stress and Your Lovebird's Health
The Care of Older Lovebirds
Being Good     87
Why Train a Lovebird?
Negative Reinforcement
Positive Reinforcement
Your Lovebird and Other Pets
Your Lovebird and Your Children
Talking
Training Basics
For My Next Trick...
Solving Problem Behaviors
Resources     104
Index     106
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2014

    The lovebirds

    Charley:Charley is a green lovebird that has a yellow and white stripes down his back. Peaches:Peaches is yellow and light green with black and blue stripes down her back. Charley and Peaches: Charley and Peaches try to prove themselves worthy and are pretty nice at listining.I love my lovebirds

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2013

    Moonstar to Heatherfoot

    Im here

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 7, 2013

    The Kits

    Dawnkit: she is a enegetic redish colored with silver tipped ears Sunkit: he is a golden tom with a silver stripe down his back. He is very standoffish Shardkit: she is a shy shecat with a gray pelt and green eyes. Forestkit: he is very rambunkious and loves to pick fights Goldenkit: he was the runt of the litter but is always trying to prove himself worthy.

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    Posted March 24, 2010

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