Manual of parrot behavior / Andrew U. Luescher, editor.

1st ed.
Ames, Iowa : Blackwell, c2006.
ix, 332 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Parrots -- Behavior.
The classification and the status of wild populations of parrots / Dominique G. Homberger
Behavior of wild Amazona and rhynchpsitta parrots, with comparative insight from other psittacids / Ernesto C. Enkerlin-Hoeflich, Noel F.R. Snyder, James W. Wiley
Parrot conservation, trade, and reintroduction / Charles A. Munn
Sensory capacities of parrots / Jennifer Graham ... [et al.]
Social behavior of psittacine birds / Lynne M. Seibert
Captive parrot nutrition: interactions with anatomy, physiology, and behavior / Kevin David Matson, Elizabeth A. Koutsos
Comfort behavior and sleep / Laurie Bergman, Ulrike S. Reinisch
Parrot reproductive behavior, or, who associates, who mates, and who cares / Tracey R. Spoon
Nest box preferences / Scott George Martin, April Romagnano
Hand-rearing: behavioral impacts and implications for captive parrot welfare / Rebecca Fox
Behavioral development of psittacine companions: neonates, neophytes, and fledglings / Phoebe Greene Linden, with Andrew U. Luescher
Handler attitude and chick development / Brenda Cramton
Grey parrot cognition and communication / Irene M. Pepperberg
How parrots learn / S.G. Friedman, Steve Martin, Bobbi Brinker
Behavior classes in the veterinary hospital: preventing problems before they start / Kenneth R. Welle
Diagnostic workup of suspected behavioral problems / Susan E. Orosz
Aggressive behavior in pet birds / Kenneth R. Welle, Andrew U. Luescher
Parrot vocalization / Laurie Bergman, Ulrike S. Reinisch
Parrots and fear / Liz Wilson, Andrew U. Luescher
Problem sexual behaviors of companion parrots / Fern Van Sant
Mate trauma / April Romagnano
Feather picking disorder in pet birds / Lynne M. Seibert
Psittacine behavioral pharmacotherapy / Kenneth M. Martin
Behavior of captive psittacids in the breeding aviary / G. Heather Wilson
Housing and management considerations for problem prevention / Andrew U. Luescher, Liz Wilson
Captive parrot welfare / Cheryl Meehan, Joy Mench.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Luescher, Andrew U.
0813827493 (alk. paper)
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