A Guide to Macaws As Pet and Aviary Birds
All 19 species of Macaws are presented in individual chapters covering wild habitat, distribution, detailed description, breeder suitability, pet aspects, mimicking capability, and overall personality traits. Chapters dealing with Macaws as pets include choosing a Macaw suitable for your situation, handling and transporting, enrichment, behavior, taming, training and behavioral issues. Chapters covering Macaws as aviary birds detail compatible pairing, parent-rearing, artificial incubation, hand rearing, chick development, mutations and more. General Management chapters cover housing, furnishings, feeding and nutrition, health and disease and more.