This complete guide tells you everything you need to know about keeping canaries and zebra finches, along with many other popular pet finch species. From choosing a bird, setting up the cage and selecting the right food, to breeding, showing and keeping the birds happy and healthy, this is both an ideal introduction to the subject and a handy guide for the most experienced finch enthusiast.
This guide is for anyone who keeps parrots, and everyone considering bringing one of these amazing birds into their home. It covers all sizes of commonly kept species, from dainty Parrotlets and boisterous Cockatiels to super-intelligent African Greys and huge Macaws. It shows you how to house, feed, train and entertain your pets, and offers invaluable insights into their vocal and body language. The guide also tells you how to make a quick diagnosis when your bird is ill, and offers tips on how to ensure your parrots lead a long, fulfilled and stress-free life.
In the words of the great Charles Darwin, who devoted years to studying the earthworm. "It may be doubted whether there are many other animals in the world which have played so important a part in the history of the world.". This guide will teach you everything you need to know about these wonderful creatures.