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  • The Genius of Birds

    by Jennifer Ackerman

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2017 PEN/E.O. WILSON LITERARY SCIENCE WRITING AWARDFor decades, people have written off birds as largely witless, driven by instinct and capable of only the simplest mental processes. But this just isn't true.In fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence and social smarts. They make complex ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • The Penguin Lessons

    by Tom Michell

    The unique, moving and heartwarming true story of an unlikely friendship which captured imaginations around the world . . .Tom Michell is in his roaring twenties: single, free-spirited and seeking adventure. He has a plane ticket to South America, a teaching position in a prestigious Argentine boarding school, and endless summer holidays.What he doesn't need is a pet. What he really doesn't need ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Ringneck Parakeets, The Complete Owner’s Guide to Ringneck Parrots Including Indian Ringneck Parakeets, their Care, Breeding, Training, Food, Lifespan, Mutations, Talking, Cages and Diet

    by Rose Sullivan

    All the facts and information you want to know about Ringneck Parakeets and more. A superb resource to answer all your questions, this e-book is a must have for anybody passionate about Ringneck, Rose-ringed Parakeets or Indian Ringneck Parakeets. Covering facts and information about the various mutations including blue, yellow, green, white and violet colors. In a straightforward, no nonsense ... Read more

    $7.53 AUD

  • The Parrot Who Thought She Was a Dog

    by Nancy Ellis-Bell

    The last thing Nancy Ellis-Bell expected to descend on her life was a neglected, too-tall, smart-mouthed, one-legged, blue-and-gold rescue macaw named Peg Leg. And yet, it made perfect sense. A lifelong animal lover, Nancy could never turn away a stray cat, dog, squirrel, or raccoon from her California farm. But the macaw, quickly rechristened Sarah, was a whole new challenge, as Nancy, her ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • Alex & Me

    how a scientist and a parrot discovered a hidden world of animal intelligence — and formed a deep bond in the process

    by Irene M. Pepperberg

    On September 6, 2007, an African Grey parrot named Alex died prematurely at age thirty-one. His last words to his owner, Irene Pepperberg, were ‘You be good. I love you.’What would normally be a quiet, very private event was, in Alex’s case, headline news. Over the thirty years they had worked together, Alex and Irene had become famous — two pioneers who opened an unprecedented window into the ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Rainbow Lorikeets, The Complete Owner’s Guide on How to Care For Rainbow Lorikeets, Facts on habitat, breeding, lifespan, behavior, diet, cages, talking and suitability as pets

    by Rose Sullivan

    All the facts and information you want to know on how to care for Rainbow Lorikeets and more. A superb resource to answer all your questions, this e-book is a must have for anybody passionate about Rainbow Lorikeets. In a straightforward, no nonsense fashion, Rose Sullivan covers all aspects of caring for these wonderful parrots - including training, health, price, habitat, breeding, lifespan, ... Read more

    $7.53 AUD

  • Tales from a Bondi Vet

    by Dr Chris Brown

    Currently starring in CBS's hit series Dr Chris: Pet Vet in the US and delighting audiences in Australia as the host of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!, Chris Brown is a man of many talents but one thing will always stay constant in his life; his love of animals. For this son of a country vet, animals have been a part of Dr Chris Brown's life for as long as he can remember - so it's not ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • This Chicken Life

    Stories of chickens and the Australians who love them

    by Fiona Scott-Norman and 1 more

    Having chickens in your life is so hot right now. If you're not obsessed yourself, you know someone who is.Within a few years, keeping backyard chooks has gone from being something your nonna did, to the mainstream. Chickens are in inner-city backyards and comedy gigs, old people's homes and poultry shows, prisons and weddings. Regional poultry clubs have been revitalised by the influx of tree ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Parrot Problem Solver

    by Barbara Heidenreich

    When not properly trained and socialized parrots are prone to developing behavioral problem including aggression and self-mutilation. Many parrot owners face these problems and need guidance on how to solve them. this is one of the only books on the market to focus on aggression in pet parrots. The author has many years of experience training birds and other animals in a wide range of settings ... Read more

    $14.73 AUD

  • Your Conure

    by Carol Frischmann

    Learn how to care for these lovable birds, including feeding, housing, grooming, and fun activities that appeal to their playful nature. This family-friendly, comprehensive guide to superior pet care features newly written text from an expert. Useful tip boxes in each chapter show every member of the household how to make the most out of owning a pet. ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • Raising Coturnix Quail for Meat and Eggs: the easy way

    by Torie Glover

    An easy beginner's guide to raising Coturnix quail for meat. This short guide contains information on incubating eggs, feeding, housing, and breeding these small quail. ... Read more

    $3.74 AUD

  • Bird People: A Memoir

    by Letitia L. Moffitt

    "If we only loved what was perfect, we'd love nothing at all."After moving from New York City to rural Illinois, writer Letitia Moffitt met veterinarian Ken Welle. As she began to share more of her life with him, Letitia realized this would also mean sharing her time with animals. Yet she never suspected how tense, terrifying, and noisy those moments would be. Ken loved birds—big, beautiful macaws ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Animal Madness

    how anxious dogs, compulsive parrots, and elephants in recovery help us understand ourselves

    by Laurel Braitman

    Science historian Laurel Braitman draws on evidence from across the world to show, for the first time, how astonishingly similar humans and other animals are when it comes to their emotional wellbeing.Charles Darwin developed his evolutionary theories by studying Galapagos finches and fancy pigeons; Alfred Russel Wallace investigated creatures in the Malay Archipelago. Laurel Braitman got her ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • The Bird Way

    a new look at how birds talk, work, play, parent, and think

    by Jennifer Ackerman

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, here is a radical examination of the bird way of being and of recent scientific research that is dramatically shifting our understanding of birds — how they live and how they think.‘There is the mammal way and there is the bird way.’ This is one scientist’s pithy distinction between mammal brains and bird brains: two ways to make a ... Read more

    $19.57 AUD

  • The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar

    by Martin Windrow

    ‘Perched on the back of a sunlit chair was something about 9 inches tall and shaped rather like a plump toy penguin with a nose-job. It appeared to be wearing a one-piece knitted jumpsuit of pale grey fluff with brown stitching, complete with an attached balaclava helmet. From the face-hole of the fuzzy balaclava, two big, shiny black eyes gazed up at me trustfully. Kweep*, it said quietly.’*When ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Vegetable Medleys for Parrots

    by Jane Kelley

    An illustrated 14 day guide to feeding your parrot a variety of fresh vegetables. The benefits of adding vegetables to your feathered friends diet can result in increased health and prevent illness. Many owners ask what vegetables to feed. In this guide I show you different vegetables that can be fed daily. ... Read more

    $1.25 AUD

  • Backyard Chickens

    How to keep happy hens

    by Dave Ingham

    Keeping a few hens was once only for rural dwellers with big yards - or inner-city hippies. Now it's mainstream and an attractive proposition wherever you live. Fluffy little recycling units that eat weeds, bugs and scraps and turn them into organic eggs - what's not to love? Chickens are great backyard pets for young and old - they're a natural extension for everyone with a vegie patch, and for ... Read more

    $21.66 AUD

  • Secret Pigeon Service: Operation Columba, Resistance and the Struggle to Liberate Europe

    by Gordon Corera

    Gordon Corera uses declassified documents and extensive original research to tell the story of MI14(d) and the Secret Pigeon Service for the first time.‘This is an amazing story’ Simon Mayo, BBC Radio 2Between 1941 and 1944, sixteen thousand plucky homing pigeons were dropped in an arc from Bordeaux to Copenhagen as part of 'Columba' – a secret British operation to bring back intelligence from ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Wonder of Birds

    What They Tell Us About Ourselves, the World, and a Better Future

    by Jim Robbins

    A fascinating investigation into the miraculous world of birds and the powerful—and surprising—ways they enrich our lives and sustain the planetOur relationship to birds is different from our relationship to any other wild creatures. They are everywhere and we love to watch them, listen to them, keep them as pets, wear their feathers, even converse with them. Birds, Jim Robbins posits, are our ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Silkies or Silkie Chickens as pets. Silkie chickens as pets. Silkie Bantams facts, raising, breeding, care, food and where to buy all covered. Including black, white, Chinese and bearded silkie chickens.

    by Elliott Lang

    Everything you need to know about Silkies or Silkie Chickens as pets.This book is a must have guide for anybody passionate about Silkie Chickens, Silkies or Silkie Bantams.Facts and information, raising, breeding, care, food and where to buy all included. Black, white, Chinese and bearded silkie chickens also covered.The book is written in an easy to read and understandable style.In a straight ... Read more

    $4.95 AUD

  • Blue and Gold Macaws, The Complete Owner’s Guide on How to Care for Blue and Yellow Macaws, Facts on Habitat, Breeding, Lifespan, Behavior, Diet, Cages, Talking and Suitability as Pets

    by Rose Sullivan

    All the facts and information you want to know on how to care for Blue and Gold Macaws and more. A superb resource to answer all your questions, this e-book is a must have for anybody passionate about Blue and Yellow Macaws. In a straightforward, no nonsense fashion, Rose Sullivan covers all aspects of caring for these wonderful parrots - including training, health, price, habitat, breeding, ... Read more

    $7.57 AUD

  • The Joy of Birding

    A Beginner's Guide

    by Kate Rowinski

    series Joy of Series
    More than 50 million birders can’t be wrong. No matter where you live, you have the joy of hearing and seeing birds. This easy-to-use, full-color guide will provide you with the answers. Here you’ll learn how to identify different bird species by observing their body-parts, understand birds’ behavior and habits, get to know the birds around the home or a vacation spot, attract and make a good home ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • A Gull on the Roof

    Tales from a Cornish Flower Farm

    by Derek Tangye

    series Minack Chronicles
    The first title in the Minack Chronicles, which tell the story of how Derek and his wife Jeannie left behind their London home to establish a flower farm on the coast of Cornwall. From inauspicious beginnings, this book includes tales of the couple's first animals, including Monty the ginger cat, and takes us through trials and tribulations until the arrival of a gull on the roof provides the ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Baby Steps To Backyard Chickens

    by Kathryn Robles

    You need backyard chickens! This short guide will walk you through preparing for backyard chickens from deciding if chickens are right for you to bringing them home. Each section includes an actionable step to prepare you for keeping urban chickens. ... Read more

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