The Ultimate Guide to Eclectus Parrots by Kirsten Badham

The Ultimate Guide to Eclectus Parrots is a comprehensive eBook dedicated to assisting companion Eclectus owners. Penned by an Eclectus specialist and self confessed parrot addict, the Author writes in a friendly easy to read manner. She provides information and advice based on over a decade of experience keeping and breeding companion Eclectus parrots.

The Ultimate Guide to Eclectus Parrots is a comprehensive eBook dedicated to assisting companion Eclectus owners. Penned by an Eclectus specialist and self confessed parrot addict, the Author writes in a friendly easy to read manner. She provides information and advice based on over a decade of experience keeping and breeding companion Eclectus parrots. With 48 chapters and over 140 full color photos this book sets itself apart from any Eclectus book on the market. Eckie lovers everywhere can feel confident knowing they are providing their Eclectus with the best care possible.

Topics covered in the book:

About Eclectus

Eckies in the wild

The Miracle of life

Battle of the sexes

Choosing your Eclectus

Choosing the right breeder

The importance of follow up service

Vet checks

The dangers of buying an unweaned bird

Caring for your Eclectus

Cage size and setup

Bringing your new Eckie home

Bonding

The blinking game

Establishing a routine

Baby calls and noise factor

The Eclectus diet

Dietary needs

Sprouted seed

Egg and biscuit

Recipes

Eclectus health

The Eclectus molt

Born to fly

Poop’ology

Weight checks

The importance of worming

Nail trimming

Stress bars and feather barring

Mising toes

Eckie safe plants

Dangers

Heavy metal poisoning

Household dangers

Abuse and neglect – there is no excuse

Emergency care

First aid kit

Emergency care

Crop impaction/stasis

Eclectus Behavior

Eckie body language

Eye pinning

Ghost chasing

Bad dreams

Freeze!

Eyes wide open

Zombie kids

Training

Showering with your parrot

Harness training

Recall training

Teaching your Eckie to talk

Eclectus Challenges

Hormonal Eckies

Introducing a second Eckie

What to do if your parrot escapes

Playtime

It’s time to play

DIY toys

Final word

About Kirsten Badham

Kirsten Badham is a parrot lover and Eclectus specialist. She has spent over a decade keeping, breeding and working with companion Eclectus and has devoted much of her life to caring for and understanding these beautiful parrots.

Kirsten has extensively researched the behavioural traits, mannerisms and temperament of this enigmatic species. She continues to study their dietary requirements, hormone fluctuations, breeding, health, incubation, hand raising, psychological requirements and developmental patterns. Her knowledge and understanding of the species enables her to assist people from around the world care for these amazing parrots.

Kirsten has enjoyed success breeding Eclectus in a communal setting with a strong focus on providing her breeding pairs with an abundance of mental stimulus. She has also written articles for the Australian Bird Keeper, Parrots Magazine and the Parrots Society of Australia.

Kirsten and her husband, Jason, recently chose to retire their breeding parrots. Their focus is to help educate owners and better the lives of parrots everywhere. With one reference book completed, they are currently working on to the next manuscript.

Price: $19.99 USD

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