A Guide To- Australian Long and Broad-tailed Parrots and New Zealand Kakarikis

Author: Kevin Wilson

Publisher: Abk Publications

ISBN: 9780958745536

Category: Nature

Page: 88

View: 4970

This full colour title presents the general management, housing, diet and nutrition, breeding and hand rearing of the Crimson-winged, Princess, Regent, Superb, King, Red-capped, Mallee Ringnecked, Cloncurry, Port Lincoln and Twenty-eight Parrot and the Red-fronted and Yellow-fronted Kakarikis.

A Guide to Eclectus Parrots as Pet and Aviary Birds

Author: Rob Marshall,Ian Ward

Publisher: ABK Publications

ISBN: 0958726663

Category: Pets

Page: 160

View: 9773

Features a comprehensive description and taxonomy details on the 10 Eclectus subspecies, including housing, feeding, breeding, incubation, and handrearing. Chapter on health and diseases written by an avian veterinarian.

A Guide to Rosellas and Their Mutations

Author: Russell Pringle,Bob Doneley,Terry Martin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780980492439

Category: Cage-birds

Page: 214

View: 2206

This full colour title features the general management, care and breeding of the Platycercus genus. Breeding expectations including genetic tables and mutations are discussed for each species and their subspecies. Beautiful photography throughout.

A Guide To- Asiatic Parrots in Australia

Their Mutations, Care and Breeding

Author: Sid Smith,Syd Smith,Jack Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780958710251

Category: Nature

Page: 88

View: 7375

This complete revision of A Guide to Asiatic Parrots in Australia sees the addition of over 70 new colour images of new mutations, and improved text including new genetic tables and more information on nutrition, housing and breeding.

A Guide to -- Neophema and Neopsephotus

General and Their Mutations

Author: Alain Campagne,Christine Leah

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780980492415

Category: Birds

Page: 222

View: 8310

It is no longer possible to take wild birds out of their environment. For this reason, it is our duty to strive to perpetuate those species bred in captivity. Apart from the satisfaction derived from 'cultivating' mutations, breeders also have a responsibility to preserve original species of pure, mutation-free wild phenotypes.

Invasive Alien Species

A Toolkit of Best Prevention and Management Practices

Author: Rüdiger Wittenberg,Matthew J. W. Cock

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 184593332X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 228

View: 5429

The Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP) was established to address concerns with alien invasive species, formulated in the Convention on Biological Diversity. Its goal is to improve prevention and management of biological invasions, and this book represents a key outcome.

Neophema and Psephotus Grass Parrots

Author: Toby Martin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780958710244

Category: Nature

Page: 88

View: 1184

This revised edition features over 160 full colour images of new mutations, examples of breeding expectations, housing, feeding and management. Contents include Management, Housing, Feeding, Breeding, Hybridising, Ringing, Keeping Records and Surgical Sexing. Species include the Bourke's, Turquoise, Scarlet-chested, Elegant, Blue-winged, Rock, Orange-bellied, Red-rumped, Mulga, Blue-bonnet, Hooded, Golden-shouldered and Paradise Parrot.


Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan 2000-2004

Author: Noel F. R. Snyder

Publisher: IUCN

ISBN: 9782831705040

Category: Nature

Page: 180

View: 571


A Guide To-- Australian Frogs in Captivity

Author: Danny Brown,Scott Eipper

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780987244765

Category: Frogs

Page: 151

View: 1239

Colour Images support General Management information including pet qualities, social behaviour and habits, selection, handling, transportation, Housing including indoor and outdoor set-ups, types of enclosures, thermoregulation and heating, lighting, humidity, substrates, water requirements, Feeding including nutrition and live prey, etc.

Cuckoos of the World

Author: Johannes Erritzøe,Clive F. Mann,Frederik Brammer,Richard A. Fuller

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408142678

Category: Science

Page: 544

View: 8668

This authoritative handbook, part of the Helm Identification Guides series, looks in detail at the world's cuckoos, couas and coucals - the family Cuculidae. Famed as brood-parasites of other birds, the cuckoos include a diverse range of species, from the roadrunners of North America to the spectacular malkohas of southern Asia. This book discusses the biology and identification of these birds on a species-by-species basis, bringing together the very latest research with accurate range maps, more than 600 stunning colour photographs that illuminate age and racial plumage differences, and 36 superb plates by a team of internationally renowned artists.

A Guide to Australian White Cockatoos

Their Management, Care & Breeding

Author: Chris Hunt

Publisher: Abk Publications

ISBN: 9780957702417

Category: Pets

Page: 112

View: 4974

Australia's white cockatoos have fascinated the world over for over 200 years, and their popularity is evidenced by the frequency with which you encounter them in Australia's backyards as pets. However, it has often been said that familiarity breeds contempt. It is unfortunate that their proper care, both as pets and in aviculture, has long been neglected. If aviculturists truly wish to argue that they keep birds because they love them, this situation must be remedied.