A Guide to Macaws as Pet and Aviary Birds


A guide covering all Macaws with up-to-date information for pet owners and breeders.

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A Guide to Macaws as Pet and Aviary Birds—Revised Edition

by Rick Jordan and Mark Moore

All 19 species of Macaws are presented in individual chapters covering wild habitat, distribution, detailed description, breeder suitability, pet aspects, mimicking capability, and overall personality traits. Chapters dealing with Macaws as pets include choosing a Macaw suitable for your situation, handling and transporting, enrichment, behavior, taming, training and behavioral issues. Chapters covering Macaws as aviary birds detail compatible pairing, parent-rearing, artificial incubation, hand rearing, chick development, mutations and more. General Management chapters cover housing, furnishings, feeding and nutrition, health and disease and more.

Recognized internationally as one of the most talented and accomplished aviculturists, Rick Jordan along with Mark Moore has created the perfect guide for anyone interested in Macaws as pet or aviary birds.

Item number: 805

ISBN: 9780987244703

Pages: 214

Published: 2015

Illustrations: Color photos and diagrams

Binding: Paperback

Size: 6” X 9”

Additional information

Weight 1.25 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 6 × 1 in