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ISBN-13: 9780764138966
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/01/2008
Series: Complete Pet Owner's Manual
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents


Preparation and Purchase     9
Origin     9
Cockatiels as Pets     9
Where to Buy Cockatiels     10
Things to Consider     10
Housing and Supplies     16
HOW-TO: Adjustment     20
Daily Management and Care     23
Taking Care of Your Cockatiel     23
A Bird-proof Room     27
What to Do if the Bird Escapes     27
Cockatiels and Children     28
Cockatiels and Other Pets     29
The Proper Diet     30
Information on Breeding     34
HOW-TO: Grooming     38
Behavior and Activities     41
The Curious Cockatiel     41
Typical Activities     41
Understanding Behavior     44
Movements and Postures     46
Sensory Perceptions     46
Vocalizations     48
HOW-TO: Fun and Games     50
Preventive Health Care and Illness     53
An Ounce of Prevention     53
Signs of Illness     53
Injuries and Trauma     53
Skin and Plumage Diseases     54
Intestinal Tract Diseases     56
Respiratory Diseases     57
Visiting the Veterinarian     57
HOW-TO: Proper Care     58
Index     60
Information     62
Expert Advice     64

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Cockatiels 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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This book is just wonderful. It helps you to understand basic care of cockatiels and more! I would recommend this book for the first time owner and bird enthusistic.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book helps you decide whether Cockatiels are the right pet for you and how to take care of them. It includes pictures, charts, tips, and information on: The Cockatiels history, what your Cockatiel needs, grooming, nutrition, breeding, medical information, material checklists and info on all variations. Very good book.