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Author Toft, Catherine Ann, 1950-2011, author

Title Parrots of the wild : a natural history of the world's most captivating birds / Catherine A. Toft and Timothy F. Wright in collaboration with the World Parrot Trust ; foreword by James D. Gilardi
Edition First edition
Published Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015]
©2015
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Contents The world of parrots : introducing the psittaciformes -- The functional parrot : physiology, morphology & behavior -- The lives of parrots : mating, life history & populations
Summary "A synthetic account of the diversity and ecology of wild parrots, distilling knowledge from the author's own research and from her review of more than 2,400 published scientific studies. The text covers parrots' evolutionary history, foraging, mating, and social behavior, innate intelligence, and conservation status. The book is enhanced by an array of illustrations, including photos of parrots taken exclusively in their natural habitat"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Parrots.
Form Electronic book
Author Wright, Timothy F., 1967- author
World Parrot Trust.
ISBN 0520962648 (electronic bk.)
9780520962644 (electronic bk.)