Mattie Sue Athan - All books by this author
This expanded new edition of a popular parrot-training book explains parrot psychology and discusses the ways in which parrot owners can apply it to solve behavior problems. The author cites the most common problems—screaming, biting, and feather-chewing—and tells how to remedy them. She also stresses the need for periodic reinforcement of desirable parrot behavior traits and advises on many aspects of good parrot care, including proper nutrition and providing the bird with steady companionship. The text is complemented with many attractive and instructive color photos and line art.
From the Reviews:
Praise for the previous edition
“Rated #22 on the Top 25 Avian Books list for Pet Bird Owners.”
Bird Talk Magazine, February 2007
About The Author:
Mattie Sue Athan is a widely respected expert on parrots and their care. She contributes regularly to bird-care periodicals and is also the author of Parrots: A Complete Pet Owner’s Manualand co-author of The African Grey Parrot Handbook, both published by Barron’s.
Paperback / 144 Pages / 6 1/2 x 7 7/8 / 2007