Parrots of the Wild


Parrots of the Wild contributes very significantly to our knowledge of these fascinating birds.  A  great  gift for any  parrot lover.


Parrots of the Wild: A Natural History of the World’s Most Captivating Birds

By Catherine A. Tofte and Timothy F. Wright

Parrots of the Wild explores recent scientific discoveries and what they reveal about the lives of wild parrots, which are among the most intelligent and rarest of birds. Catherine A. Toft and Tim Wright discuss the evolutionary history of parrots and how this history affects perceptual and cognitive abilities, diet and foraging patterns, and mating and social behavior. The authors also discuss conservation status and the various ways different populations are adapting to a world that is rapidly changing. The book focuses on general patterns across the 350-odd species of parrots, as well as what can be learned from interesting exceptions to these generalities. The book is enhanced by an array of illustrations, including nearly ninety color photos of wild parrots represented in their natural habitats. Parrots of the Wild melds scientific exploration with features directed at the parrot enthusiast to inform and delight a broad audience.
Item  number: 912
ISBN: 9780520239258
Published: 2015
Pages: 346
Illustrated, color photos
Size: 7″ X 10″


Additional information

Weight 2.8 lbs