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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.

Publication Info. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (366 pages)
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Parrots.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Wright, Timothy F., 1967- author.
Gilardi, James D., writer of introduction.
World Parrot Trust, issuing body.
Other Form: Print version: Toft, Catherine Ann. Parrots of the wild : a natural history of the world's most captivating birds. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015] 9780520239258
ISBN 9780520239258 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520239253 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520962644 (e-book)

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