Vol 32, Issue 10
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Availability date: 01/01/1970
Australian BirdKeeper Magazine Volume 32 Issue 10
FEATURES (IN THIS ISSUE):
545 RARE FIRETAILS OF AUSTRALIA By Peter Odekerken Peter examines the habitat, behaviours and needs of Beautiful and Red-eared Firetails in the wild and in captivity.
548 SUPERBLY YELLOW By Jade Welch Share Brett Cook’s experiences in developing the Lutino Superb Parrot in Australia, as he carries on the work begun by fellow Tasmanian Greg Ratcliffe.
552 THE ELEVATED AVIARY—PART 1 By David White David shares his latest venture into aviary design, concluding that he may have come up with the (almost) perfect aviary.
564 THE SPINIFEX PIGEON By Adam FitzGerald Adam has kept ‘Spinnies’ since the early 1990s and, despite them being hard to find at times, says they can make an awesome addition to a finch or softbill aviary.
570 TIMNEH GREY PARROTS By Bob Lee A breeder for over 50 years, Bob shares his experiences with the endangered Timneh, and compares it to the African Congo Grey.
578 BIRDS OF EDEN SANCTUARY By Lara Mostert Birds of Eden sanctuary co-founder, Lara, shares the story behind its birth, its success and its philosophy that all birds deserve to live wild and free.
REGULARS (IN THIS ISSUE):
551 HOBBY HINTS: THE NO-FUSS HOT BOX By Paul & Michelle Court
556 MUTATION MUTTERINGS: TURQUOISE PACIFIC PARROTLETS By Paul Court and Ray Chapman
558 BREEDER PERSPECTIVE: BUYING BIRDS—A FEW CONSIDERATIONS By Andrew Rankmore
561 FINCH CHARM: THE BEAUTIFUL SPINIFEX PIGEON By David Pace
568 HOOKBILL HOBBYIST: LIFE CHANGE—IT’S TOUGH ON CHICKS AND HUMANS By EB Cravens
573 PET PARROT BEHAVIOUR: SECONDARY REINFORCERS By Hillary Hankey
576 A PARROT’S LIFE: BREAKING HAND FEAR DOWN By Rachel Ward
582 AVIAN HEALTH WITH DR BOB: THE MYSTERIES OF MACRORHABDUS By Dr Bob Doneley
584 THE WISE OWL: A SILENT THREAT TO WILDLIFE IN OUR BACKYARDS By Dr Milton Lewis
587 ABOUT BIRDS: FERAL HONEY BEES—THE THREAT TO HOLLOW-NESTERS By Kit Prendergast
590 CONSERVATION: • WPT: Blue-throated Macaws By Carolyn Pradun • LPF: The Last Population of the Pitihi By Dr David Waugh
593 WILD CORNER: VITO, THE NOISY MINER By Dr Claude Lacasse
594 LAST CHIRP: • African Lovebird Society Grows Community Spirit By David Horn • Orana Avicultural Society 35th Annual Show By Geoff rey Wheeler.
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Australian BirdKeeper Magazine, established in 1987, has been recognised internationally for its information and colourful presentation on pet and aviary bird keeping.
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In this issue, we feature Malabar Parrots, Quaker Parrot Mutations, Yellow-fronted Parrots, Blue & Gold Macaws, Bird Health Emergencies, Finches, Fischer's Lovebird Edged mutation, Noisy Parrot issues, Bringing Home a pre-loved Parrot and Making Food a Motivator for desired parrot behaviour.
This colourful issue features Blue Kakarikis Jardine's Parrots White-bellied Caiques Halfsiders Regent Honeyeater Pet Parrot Behaviour and Hormones Avicultural Hints and Tips Medicating Birds And more. Jardine's Parrot, White-bellied Caiques, Blue Kakarikis, Genetics, Finches, Medicating Birds, Aviary Hints, Hormonal Pet Parrots