2012 Birds USA

2012 Birds USA

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This is the digital version of the 2012 Birds USA. It is an easily accessible PDF. Read on your phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop!

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This issue features the following articles:

8 Taming & Training
BY BARBARA HEIDENREICH
Handling your bird doesn’t have to be a struggle.

16 Playful Parrots
BY JAMIE WHITTAKER
Discover the many ways to keep your bird happy, healthy and entertained with play.

24 Let’s Talk Parrots
BY REBECCA K. O'CONNOR
Get the facts behind 10 common talking myths.

30 Light 101
BY JESSICA PINEDA
Learn the benefits of light for your pet bird.

32 Cage Basics
BY LAURA DOERING
Five cage considerations to make you & your bird feel right at home.

38 Diet Myths & Facts
BY MARGARET A. WISSMAN, DVM
Discover what to feed & what to keep away from your bird.

46 A Peaceful Equation
BY SID PRICE
Put a stop to biting and screaming behaviors by understanding the science behind them.

54 A Look At Health
BY LAURIE HESS, DVM, DIPL. ABVP — AVIAN PRACTICE
The path to good health starts with the wellness exam.

60 Austral-Asian Parrots
BY RHONDA LABELLE
From crests to spectacular color, discover the parrots from Australia and surrounding areas.

68 Central & South American Parrots
BY SALLY BLANCHARD
These colorful parrots also have colorful personalities.

76 African Parrots
BY SALLY BLANCHARD
Learn about the popular pet parrots that originate from Africa & surrounding areas.

84 Aviary Beauties
BY KARL LIEBERMAN
Learn all about doves, pigeons, finches & canaries.

92 Top Bird Names
COMPILED BY JESSICA PINEDA
Need a name for your new bird? Try one of these popular names!