A Guide to Black Cockatoos as Pet and Aviary Birds (Soft Cover)

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  • Black Cockatoo Subspecies and Species Classification
  • Captivity
  • Selecting a Healthy Bird
  • Quarantine
  • Handling
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Description

Authored by successful parrot breeders Neville and Noddy Connors, this title featuring 300 colour photographs over 160 pages is available in hard and soft cover

CONTENTS

Introduction
Threats to Survival of Black Cockatoos
Conservation of Black Cockatoos
Wildlife Authorities
Export Australian Birds
Distribution of Black Cockatoos
Characteristics
Taxonomy
Black Cockatoo Subspecies and Species Classification
Captivity
Selecting a Healthy Bird
Quarantine
Handling
Housing Black Cockatoos
Aviaries
Rodent Control
Perches
Nesting Logs and Nestboxes
Hygiene
Security
Food and Water Bowls
Feeding Black Cockatoos
Spouted Seeds
Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
Commercial Foods
Breeding Black Cockatoos
Selecting Stock
Colony Breeding
Mating and Infertility
Nest Inspection
Egg Sizes
Artificial Incubation
Set-up
Success Factors
Hatching
Brooding
Handrearing Black Cockatoos
Feeding Instruments
First Food and Formulas for Black Cockatoo Chicks
Monitoring Black Cockatoo Chick Development
Weaning Black Cockatoo Chicks
Black Cockatoo Growth Weight Tables
Companion Black Cockatoos
Choosing the right Black Cockatoo
Veterinary Check
Diet
Behaviour
Talking
Enrichment
Wing and Nail Clipping
Diseases and Disorders of Black Cockatoos

SPECIES

All Species Chapters include information on In The Wild; In Captivity – Diet; Housing; Nesting; Breeding; Handrearing; Mutations; Suitability as Pets; Status

Gang Gang Cockatoo
Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo
Calyptorhynchus funereus funereus
Calyptorhynchus funereus xanthanotus
White-tailed Black Cockatoo
Long-billed White-tailed (Baudin’s)
Short-billed White-tailed (Carnaby’s)
Glossy Black Cockatoo
Red-tailed Black Cockatoo
Calyptorhynchus banksii banksii
Calyptorhynchus banksii macrorhynchus
Calyptorhynchus banksii samueli
Calyptorhynchus banksii naso
Calyptorhynchus banksii graptogne
Palm Cockatoo
Presented by William Horsefield of Amazona Birds, South Africa
Health and Diseases
Presented by Dr Bob Doneley BVSc FACVSc (Avian Health)

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