Format: Softcover, 144 pages
Publisher: Hancock House Publishers, December, 1999
Rick Jordan and Jean Pattison examine the many facets of the aviculture of these birds including, speciation, breeding behavior, and suitability as companion birds. The authors share their insights and experience with African parrots, making this book a necessity in any bird lover's library.
Rick Jordan, known as an outstanding aviculturist and psittacine incubation expert, has the distinction of having worked with more avian species than any other private aviculturist. He currently operates Hill Country Aviaries, L.L.C. in Dripping Springs, Texas.
Jean Pattison is well known for her work in the aviculture of psittacine birds of African origin. Her advice is widely sought regarding these species and their unique breeding requirements. She currently operates African Queen Aviaries in Lakeland, Florida.