Hand-Feeding and Raising Baby Birds: Breeding, Hand-Feeding, Care, and Management
by Matthew M. Vriends
Edition: 1st ed., 1996
This book is for both amateur bird owners and professional breeders. It offers instructions on maintaining a bird nursery, keeping it heated and sanitary, and tending the chicks.
Matthew M. Vriends, the author of this book, is a Dutch-born biologist/ornithologist who holds a collection of advanced degrees, including a Ph.D. in zoology. Dr. Vriends has written over a hundred books in three languages on birds, mammals, and other animals. Well known are his detailed works on lovebirds, Australian parakeets, and finches. Dr. Vriends has traveled extensively in South America, the United States, Indonesia, Africa, Australia, and Europe to observe and study birds in their natural environment and is widely regarded as an expert in tropical ornithology and aviculture.