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Hand-rearing birds
Hand-rearing birds
2° ed., 816 pagg., 100 ill., John Wiley & Sons, maggio 2020
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This book presents a detailed guide to hand-rearing techniques for raising young birds, providing complete coverage of a wide variety of avian species and taxonomic groups for all avian care professionals. Chapters are written by expert rehabilitation, aviculture, and zoo professionals, and include useful references and bibliographies for further reading and research. Each chapter provides valuable information on appropriate intervention, housing, feeding, and care. 
Hand-Rearing Birds, Second Edition presents 50 chapters, including 12 new chapters on species or groups of species not featured in the previous edition. It also features color photographs that help illustrate many concepts pertinent to birds.  This important reference:
  • Offers a detailed guide to hand-rearing techniques including species-specific guides to caring for and raising young birds
  • Covers a wide variety of avian species and taxonomic groups
  • Discusses how to examine a chick to identify problems such as hypothermia, dehydration, injuries, and common diseases, and what to do
  • Combines information on the science and skill needed to successfully hand-rear birds
  • Presents full-color photographs throughout
Hand-Rearing Birds, Second Edition is an essential resource for avian rehabilitators, breeders, veterinarians, and zoo staff.

Notes on Contributors ix
Preface xix
Acknowledgments xxi
1 Baby Bird Basics 1
Rebecca S. Duerr
2 Identification and Aging 19
Linda M. Tuttle-Adams
3 Incubation 53
Susie Kasielke
4 Ratites 75
Dale A. Smith
5 Ducks, Geese, and Swans 89
Marjorie Cahak Gibson
6 Sea Ducks 107
Michele Goodman
7 Domestic Poultry 119
Nora Pihkala and Yuko Sato
8 Wild Turkeys, Quail, Grouse, and Pheasants 137
Marjorie Cahak Gibson
9 Loons 151
Renée Schott and Jesse Menne
10 Grebes 167
Jessika Madison-Kennedy and Rebecca S. Duerr
11 Flamingos 183
Laurie Conrad and Susie Kasielke
12 Penguins 201
Linda Henry
13 African Penguins 219
Nicky Stander and Romy Klusener
14 Shearwaters and Petrels 237
Tracy Anderson
15 Cormorants 251
Michelle Bellizzi, Isabel Luevano, and Jennifer Linander
16 Brown Pelicans 265
Yaritza Acosta
17 Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns 273
Megan Shaw Prelinger, Jennifer Linander, and Rebecca S. Duerr
18 Ibis 289
Laurie Conrad
19 Vultures 307
Susie Kasielke
20 Diurnal Raptors 329
Louise Shimmel
21 Eagles 345
Marjorie Cahak Gibson
22 Coots, Gallinules, and Rails 363
Marie Travers and Isabel Luevano
23 Cranes 377
Marjorie Cahak Gibson
24 Shorebirds 393
Libby Osnes Erie and Aimee Greenebaum
25 Alcids 407
David A. Oehler
26 Gulls and Terns 425
Meryl Faulkner
27 Pigeons and Doves 437
Nancy Eilertsen and Guthrum Purdin
28 Turacos 457
Kateri J. Davis
29 Yellow-billed Cuckoos 467
Maureen Eiger
30 Roadrunners 477
Elizabeth Penn (Penny) Elliston
31 Owls 485
Lisa (Elisa) Fosco
32 Goatsuckers 497
Linda Hufford
33 Swifts 509
Jayne Neville and Veronica Bowers
34 Hummingbirds 521
Elizabeth Penn (Penny) Elliston
35 Mousebirds 539
Kateri J. Davis
36 Hornbills, Kingfishers, Hoopoes, and Bee-eaters 549
Patricia Witman and Nicole LaGreco
37 Toucans 567
Martin Vince
38 Woodpeckers 575
Nancy Barbachano and Rebecca S. Duerr
39 Wild Parrots 587
Nikki Buxton and Sophie Hebert Saulnier
40 Lorikeets 611
Carol Stanley
41 Insects and Other Arthropods as Food 623
Mark Finke, Liz Koutsos, and Diane Winn
42 Corvids 641
Elaine Friedman
43 Small Insectivores 665
Veronica Bowers
44 North American Swallows 683
Veronica Bowers
45 Thrushes, Mimids, and Thrush Relatives 705
Linda M. Tuttle-Adams
46 Towhees 719
Ashton Kluttz and Dana A. Glei
47 Grackles, Blackbirds, and Other Icterids 731
Maureen Eiger and Guthrum Purdin
48 House Finches, Goldfinches, and House Sparrows 741
Guthrum Purdin and Rebecca S. Duerr
49 Grosbeaks and Cardinals 759
Veronica Bowers and Jessika Madison-Kennedy
50 Java Sparrows 771
Jo Gregson and Andrew Bowkett
Appendix A Record Sheet Example 779

Appendix B Energy Requirements for Growing Birds 781
Appendix C Songbird Washing Instructions 785
Veronica Bowers
Index 789

Rebecca S. Duerr, DVM, MPVM, PhD, is Clinical Veterinarian and Research Director at International Bird Rescue in California, USA.
Laurie J. Gage, DVM, DACZM, is a zoo and wildlife veterinarian from northern California, USA.

Codice Articolo: ANESO286
ISBN: 9781119167754
Peso: 1600 g
Area: Animali esotici
Disciplina: Neonatologia
IVA: Esente IVA