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Athan, Mattie Sue

ISBN 10: 0764110306 / ISBN 13: 9780764110306
Published by Barron's, 1999
Used Condition: Fine Soft cover

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This expanded new edition of a widely respected parrot-care handbook helps you understand parrot psychology as the first step in dealing with the most common parrot behavior problems. Author Mattie Sue Athan also points out the need for periodic reinforcement of desirable behavior patterns, and explains behavior reinforcement methods. In addition, you will find a wealth of information on parrot health care, proper nutrition, grooming and much more. Bookseller Inventory # 38539

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Publisher: Barron's

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Soft Cover

Illustrator: Color Photographs

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: Second Edition

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wners can overcome parrot problems such as screaming, biting, and feather chewing with this invaluable reference. Here too is expert information on feeding, bathing, communicating, proper equipment, plus safe interactions with children and other pets. Twenty-eight full-color photos and line drawings.

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An expert on parrots and their care explains parrot behavior management and tells you how to use environment and positive reinforcement to prevent and resolve behavior problems. She advises on how to solve the most common problems--screaming, biting, and feather-chewing--and stresses the need for periodic reinforcement of desirable parrot behavior. This expanded new edition tells you what you need to know about virtually every aspect of good parrot care, including proper nutrition and providing the bird with a rich, supportive environment.

Filled with color photos and instructive line art

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