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  • Mind of the Raven

    Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds

    by Bernd Heinrich

    Heinrich involves us in his quest to get inside the mind of the raven. But as animals can only be spied on by getting quite close, Heinrich adopts ravens, thereby becoming a "raven father," as well as observing them in their natural habitat. He studies their daily routines, and in the process, paints a vivid picture of the ravens' world. At the heart of this book are Heinrich's love and respect ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • 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 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

    $12.99 USD

  • Gallinas en el Patio: Guía de Principiantes para Criar Gallinas en el Patio

    by Nancy Ross

    ¿QUIERES APRENDER COMO CRIAR GALLINAS EN TU PROPIO PATIO TRASERO? Ya sea que quieras aprender lo necesario para comenzar, cuales son las mejores razas de gallinas, o comprender los comportamientos de tus gallinas, este libro te será de gran ayuda.  Aquí un avance de lo que aprenderás:  Beneficios de las gallinas de patio trasero Lo que necesitas para comenzar Alistarse para traer las gallinas a ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Birdology

    Adventures with a Pack of Hens, a Peck of Pigeons, Cantankerous Crows, Fierce Falcons, Hip Hop Parrots, Baby Hummingbirds, and One Murderously Big Living Dinosaur (t)

    by Sy Montgomery

    Meet the ladies: a flock of smart, affectionate, highly individualistic chickens who visit their favorite neighbors, devise different ways to hide from foxes, and mob the author like she’s a rock star. In these pages you’ll also meet Maya and Zuni, two orphaned baby hummingbirds who hatched from eggs the size of navy beans, and who are little more than air bubbles fringed with feathers. Their ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • An Eagle Named Freedom

    My True Story of a Remarkable Friendship

    by Jeff Guidry

    “A hauntingly beautiful story of rescue and rehabilitation….[A] gorgeous tale of redemption.”—Susan Richards, New York Times bestselling author of Chosen by a Horse“I could not put this book down.”—Stacey O'Brien, New York Times bestselling author of Wesley the OwlFrom the moment Jeff Guidry saw the emaciated baby eagle with broken wings, his life was changed. For weeks he and the staff at S... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • How To Preserve Eggs: Freezing, Pickling, Dehydrating, Larding, Water Glassing, & More

    by Leigh Tate

    series The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream
    Ever wonder what to do with all those extra eggs? This little eBook shows you a number of ways to preserve them: freezing, pickling, dehydrating, larding, and water glassing. Also discusses shelf life, off-grid methods of preservation, and how to have fresh eggs all winter long. An excellent addition to every homestead and preparedness library. ... Read more

    Free

  • Cómo criar gallinas: la guía completa para cuidar desde pollitos hasta gallinas ponedoras

    by Isaac Miller

    La cría de gallinas es mucho más fácil de lo que crees y mucho más fácil que la de otros animales domésticos. Solo con dedicarles unos minutos al día, podrás recoger huevos frescos en muy poco tiempo. En este libro, veremos los pasos necesarios: desde conseguir pollitos y cuidarlos, hasta pasar a tus gallinas a un gallinero exterior y qué esperar mientras tanto. Coge una bebida y algo de picar y ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • 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

    $5.99 USD

  • The Parrot Who Owns Me

    The Story of a Relationship

    by Joanna Burger

    “Birds are my passion,” says Joanna Burger, “but parrots are my weakness.” Fifteen years ago, when se adopted a neglected, orphaned thirty-six year old parrot named Tiko, she entered on of the most complex relationships of her life.Sullen and hostile when he entered Dr. Burger’s home, Tiko gradually warmed as she carefully persuaded him of her good intentions. Eventually he courted her, building ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • A Chicken in Every Yard

    The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping

    by Robert Litt and 1 more

    Got a little space and a hankering for fresh eggs?Robert and Hannah Litt have dispensed advice to hundreds of urban and suburban chicken-keepers from behind their perch at Portland’s Urban Farm Store, and now they’re ready to help you go local and sustainable with your own backyard birds. In this handy guide to breeds, feed, coops, and care, the Litts take you under their experienced wings and ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Best Breeds of Chicken for Eggs and Meat

    Your Guide to the Best Backyard Egg and Meat Chickens!

    by John Davies

    series Confident Pet Care
    The best backyard breeds of chicken for eggs and meat Are you looking for the breed of chicken that lays the most eggs? The one that produces the most meat? Or a dual-purpose chicken that you can use for both eggs and meat? Look no further, you’re about to discover which breed is best for you. This book gives you: Profiles on the 5 best breeds of chicken for eggs Tells you how many eggs they ... Read more

    Free

  • Parakeets For Dummies

    by Nikki Moustaki

    Create a "home tweet home" for this colorful, lively birdThis plain-English guide helps readers find the right parakeet and offers expert advice on feathering his nest, from setting up the cage and selecting foods to keeping messes at bay. Readers will discover how to groom a parakeet, recognize the symptoms of illness, and keep a parakeet safe from other pets. They will also see how to teach a ... Read more

    $6.00 USD

  • Eggs and Chickens

    Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-17

    by John Vivian

    Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life. ... Read more

    $3.95 USD

  • 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

    $9.89 USD

  • Observations on Modern Falconry

    by R. Stevens

    Originally published in 1972 this important falconry book is probably one of the best of its kind. The author was a respected falconer of many years experience and his sheer pleasure in the sport shines through his writing. Contents Include: The Mews - Weathering Enclosure, Bath, Blocks - Bells, Jesses, Clip Swivels, Lures, Hoods, Whistle - Hack Hut and Hack Ground - Eyasses, Treatment before Hack ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Birds Off the Perch

    Therapy and Training for Your Pet Bird

    by Larry Lachman and 2 more

    You love your pet bird, even when he misbehaves, but how can you train him with compassion? Birds off the Perch proves that rewarding good behavior is kinder and more effective than traditional discipline through punishment. This revolutionary approach combines the expertise of an animal behaviorist, a companion parrot consultant and a veterinarian who use "family therapy techniques" -- such as ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Working Chicken

    by Anna Hess

    **A short, sweet, and self-sufficient guide to keeping chickens as part of a rural or urban homestead. **Learn everything you need to know to get started on your poultry adventure with these quick answers to your frequently asked questions. *The Working Chicken *begins by helping you choose the perfect flock for your family, then explains how to feed and house your new pets. Finally, the book's ... Read more

    Free

  • Penguin the Magpie

    The Odd Little Bird Who Saved a Family

    by Cameron Bloom and 1 more

    THE INSPIRATION FOR THE NETFLIX FILM PENGUIN BLOOM“A triumph that will make your heart soar” (Sy Montgomery, author of The Soul of an Octopus), this true story follows a family’s journey of recovery, hope, and courage as they nurse an injured magpie back to health—from the New York Times bestselling author of The Blue Day Book.When Sam Bloom suffers a near fatal fall during a vacation, she is left ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Free-Range Chicken Gardens

    How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard

    by Jessi Bloom and 1 more

    “If your garden fantasies involve chickens, Jessi Bloom is here to make those dreams come true.” —The New York TimesMany gardeners fear chickens will peck away at their landscape. But you can keep chickens and have a beautiful garden, too! In this essential handbook, award-winning garden designer Jessi Bloom offers step-by-step instructions for creating a beautiful and functional space while ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • A Hummingbird in My House

    The Story of Squeak

    by Arnette Heidcamp

    Anyone who has fallen under the spell of the hummingbird will treasure this lovable true story of a young ruby-throated hummingbird who becomes part of someone's household and life. 57 full-color photographs; 10 black-and-white drawings. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Buddy

    How a Rooster Made Me a Family Man

    by Brian McGrory

    Award-winning journalist Brian McGrory goes head to beak in a battle royale with another male for a top-spot in his home, vying for dominance with the family’s pet rooster.Brian McGrory's life changed drastically after the death of his beloved dog, Harry: he fell in love with Pam, Harry's veterinarian. Though Brian’s only responsibility used to be his adored Harry, Pam came with accessories that ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • 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

    $2.99 USD

  • Of Parrots and People

    The Sometimes Funny, Always Fascinating, and Often Catastrophic Collision of Two Intelligent Species

    by Mira Tweti

    There are an estimated 50 million parrots in the United States today. Their intelligence and extraordinary personalities make them beloved members of the families that bring them into their homes.In Of Parrots and People, award-winning journalist and long-time parrot owner Mira Tweti reveals the complex world of parrots-their astonishing intellect, often-intimate relationships with humans, and, ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Budgerigars and Cockatiels - How to Keep, Feed and Breed Them

    by C. P. Arthur

    This vintage book contains a concise and novice-friendly guide to budgerigars and cockatiels, being a practical handbook on how to keep, feed, and breed them. Easy-to-digest and full of great tips, this timeless book is recommended for existing or prospective budgerigar and cockatiel owners, and would make for a wonderful addition to collections of allied literature. The chapters of this volume ... Read more

    $6.99 USD