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Author Tweti, Mira.

Title Of parrots and people : the sometimes funny, always fascinating, and often catastrophic collision of two intelligent species / Mira Tweti.

Publication Info. New York : Viking, 2008.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  636.6865 TWE    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  636.6865 TWE    AVAILABLE
 Stockton Twp PL Stacks - SKLY-13  636.6 TWE    AVAILABLE
Description xv, 317 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Bird brains -- Parrots and parronts -- No joy: the crisis of unwanted birds -- Naturalized psittacines: America's avian immigrants -- From the wild life to captive breeders: the legal parrot trade in the United States -- Death row and a death row reprieve: the notorious Scudder's Parrot Depot and the stellar Cockatoo Rescue -- A bird in a cage is worth two in the bush: the illegal trapping and wild harvesting of parrots around the globe -- Smuggling -- The invisible man -- A Brazilian journey with global parrot conservationist Charles Munn -- The journey continues to the rarest macaws in the world, Lear's and Spix's -- Repercussions, ramifications, and solutions.
Subject Parrots -- Miscellanea.
Human-animal relationships -- Miscellanea.
Parrots -- Popular Works.
Bonding, Human-Pet -- Popular Works.
ISBN 9780670019694

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